Studying with TAFE SA online gives you access to TAFE SA's huge range of nationally recognised qualifications with the flexibility and freedom to study a qualification or short course in your own space, at your own pace.
We understand that balancing study with everyday life can be challenging. That’s why we have a range of flexible study options to help you achieve your study goals. Studying with TAFE SA online or by Virtual Classroom gives you access to TAFE SA's huge range of resources and the freedom to study anywhere. Studying online gives you more control of your learning by allowing you to manage your workload and set your own deadlines.
We are here to help. Our training environment keeps you connected and engaged with your lecturers throughout the online learning experience. We also have a dedicated student support team committed to helping you get the most out of your student experience, from enrolment through to graduation.
As a TAFE SA student, you'll have access to a range of online resources through LEARN — your online study platform. Through LEARN you can access your units, study resources, and interact with your lecturers and classmates.
Study may also include a variety of learning methods such as virtual reality, instructional videos, interactive online resources and iPhone or Android apps which have been designed to support your learning experience.
Just because you're studying online doesn't mean you have to study alone. You can contact your lecturers from Monday to Friday via phone and email. Generally, teachers will respond to any questions you may have within 24-48 hours. You will find the contact details of all your teachers in LEARN. Your teachers will also use LEARN to post news items, additional study resources, and answers to frequently asked questions.
You will need a computer, tablet or smart phone with an up-to-date internet browser. Chrome is the recommended browser.
A basic knowledge is required so you can use the internet, send emails, chat with your lecturers online, access course content and use common software.
As a general rule, you will need access to Microsoft Office or equivalent, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. You can access Office 0365 using MyTAFE SA. Some courses may require more specific software, but you will be advised by your lecturer if that’s the case.
When you log into your TAFE SA Learn account, you will have access to IT-related information. Look for the ‘Student Orientation and Support’ section and choose ‘Get Connected” for information on email, One Drive and other systems you can use.
If you need help, you can log an ICT help query, call TAFE SA on 1800 882 661, or check ICT Support on the website.
Library services are available online.
When you study online with TAFE SA you’re never alone. You will work with lecturers, course coordinators, fellow students and industry employers. Your lecturers will guide you through the process. TAFE SA provides a range of learning support services, including Studiosity which is available to all TAFE SA students free of charge.
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