TAFE South Australia

CRICOS Code 00092B

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Located in South Australia, TAFE SA is one of the largest vocational and education training providers in Australia. Each year hundreds of international students from more than 65 countries choose to study our courses.

In an increasingly competitive global job market, it is essential to stand out from the crowd. Our courses are designed to help you do this by combining hands-on, practical learning with valuable industry placements.

Whether you are looking for an award course, a packaged pathway to university, or simply wishing to improve your English language, we have courses to suit.

Flexible Delivery Options
More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students.

Studying at TAFE SA gets results.
The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2018 showed that 85% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 85% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities.

Our reputation extends far beyond our state and national borders.
International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Quality Assurance
TAFE SA’s status as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Higher Education Provider (HEP) is managed through the National Regulators, Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). It is a requirement of registration with ASQA and TEQSA that TAFE SA demonstrates ongoing compliance with all requirements of the VET Quality Framework and the Higher Education Standards Framework. Compliance is assessed though regular audits.
ASQA has awarded TAFE SA re-registration as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider for a period of seven years, following implementation of extensive quality improvements across the organisation.

It is the first time that TAFE SA has received this length of registration from ASQA.

As TAFE SA is also a Higher Education Provider, its CRICOS registration is also regulated by TEQSA. TEQSA has also renewed TAFE SA’s registration on CRICOS for seven years.

The city created for students
You will never find another city like Adelaide. With welcoming locals, it is the perfect place for you to study, live and enjoy.

Adelaide is home to over 30,000 international students and has a strong and growing reputation as an education city. In addition to TAFE SA, Adelaide is home to six world-leading universities: The University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, Flinders University, Carnegie Mellon University, Torrens University Australia and CQ University Australia.

Course Areas

•ARTS & DESIGN
•BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
•BUSINESS & MARKETING
•COMMUNITY SERVICES
•EDUCATION & LANGUAGES
•HAIR & BEAUTY
•HEALTH & LIFESTYLE
•HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
•INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
•MINING, ENGINEERING & AUTOMOTIVE
•PRIMARY INDUSTRIES & SCIENCE