In addition to Learn, students and staff have one account to access a range of TAFE SA tools:

Login to TAFE SA Email

Your TAFE SA email address is in your own name format, ie firstname.lastname@student.tafesa.edu.au. Use your TAFE SA email address to sign in to TAFE SA computers and various tools. 

Open an internet browser to access any of these resources and you will be asked to enter your email and password in a ‘single sign-on’ screen. If you keep your browser window open, you won’t need to re-enter your password to access other resources.

You may also opt to forward your TAFE SA email to your personal email account.

Contact Us, phone the InfoLine on 1800 882 661 (during business hours), or visit Information Services at your campus if you have any questions.

  • Password Security Requirements

    By default, TAFE SA Email (Office 365) user passwords are set to expire every 90 days. When your password expires, you are notified upon signing in.

    When you create a new password, you must meet the following requirements:

    • Use 8 to 16 characters
    • Must contain characters from at least three of the following four categories:
      • Lowercase characters (a – z)
      • Uppercase characters (A – Z)
      • Numerals (0-9)
      • Symbols, including: ! @ # $ % ^ & * - _ + = [ ] { } | \ : ‘ , . ? / ` ~ “ < > ( ) ;

    You cannot use your Student ID number or your first or last name as part of your password.

    Note: Your password for My TAFE SA is now linked, and you can use your email address to sign in to your PC, Office 365, Learn and SIS.


  • Reset your Password

    If you forget your password, visit the TAFE SA Portal and click Perform a Password Reset or visit https://otp.tafesa.edu.au. An unlock code will be sent to the personal email address you provided when you enrolled with TAFE SA. Otherwise if you have previously changed your password recovery details, the code will be sent to your chosen method (phone or email).

    Update your password recovery contact details To update your email address or phone number for recovering your password, visit https://otp.tafesa.edu.au. You must know your current password to change these details.

    Please Note: If you change the password for your email account, make sure you also update the password in any mobile devices or other email programs that you have configured.

     

Mobile Access

You can access your TAFE SA emails with most internet capable mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. There are tutorials on how to configure common devices at help.outlook.com. Please refer to your device’s support documentation and support service for assistance.

Desktop Email Programs

You can access your TAFE SA emails with most desktop email clients (e.g. Windows Mail, Thunderbird, etc.). There are basic settings needed to configure your program at help.outlook.com. Please refer to your program author’s website for additional information on how to configure the program.

Other Webmail Services

Some other webmail services will be able to access your TAFE SA emails (if configured and permitted to do so). Please refer to the website’s support documentation for assistance. There are basic settings needed to configure your program at help.outlook.com.

Please Note: TAFE SA is not responsible for the storage of contents in Office 365 or OneDrive. The services are subject to change, and it is the responsibility of students to ensure they have back-ups of important files stored through this service.

Login to your TAFE SA email and Office 365

Accessing Email & Web Applications

TAFE SA students can install Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus software on up to five personal devices, including your computer, phone and tablet. This means access to the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher and more.

For further information, please take a look at our guide: Access Office 365 at Home and on your Mobile Phone. Additional tutorials can be found at support.office.com

Please Note: TAFE SA will not provide technical assistance for personal computing devices or programs on those devices. Please contact your device manufacturer or program author for any additional support.

One Drive

OneDrive for Business is a cloud-based storage service provided by Microsoft. Students can create, upload and share files that can be accessed from any web browser.

OneDrive provides:

  • Online storage – Your account can hold up to 1TB of files.
  • 24/7 Access – Create, view or edit your files from any web browser or from your mobile phone.
  • Office Online – Create and work in Microsoft applications (like Word and Excel) directly in your web browser without the need to download the app on your computer.
  • Collaboration – Need to finish work for a group project? Share your files with other students, work on the same file together, and see what everyone is adding in real time. OneDrive also provides version history so you can restore and work from older versions.

How to access OneDrive

  • Log in to Office 365 from the TAFE SA Portal
  • Select the OneDrive icon

For further information, take a look at our guide: OneDrive for Students 

Please note that when you leave TAFE SA you will no longer have access to your OneDrive documents. It is your responsibility to back up any personal files.

Login to Office 365

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