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Application and enrolment key dates

CRTAFE Semester Dates

Semester dates can vary between portfolios, so please check with your teaching area for exact dates.​​

2023 Semester 1

Monday 30 January to Friday 30 June

Term 1   30 January - 7 April 
Term 2 24 April - 30 June

2023 Semester 2

Monday 18 July to Friday 9 December

Term 3 17 July - 22 September
Term 4 9 October - 8 December

Application and enrolment dates

Direct Applications

Self-paced, part-time, online, skill sets or short courses

Dates for enrolment will vary depending on the course you have selected and the campus you would like to attend. Enrolments for self-paced, part-time, online, intensive or short courses can be taken at any time throughout the year. 

TAFE Admissions Applications

On-campus full-time courses

You will need to apply for our full time courses ahead of time to ensure you are considered for a place in the course. Applications are made through TAFE Admissions Online (a system used by all TAFEs in WA to process student applications for popular courses).

Self-paced and part-time courses

Applying through TAFE Admissions is not required, direct enrolment with us is accepted for these courses.

What if you miss the closing date?

Don't worry you can still express your interest in the course as there may still be vacancies. If it has started or the intake is full, our team will help you find another suitable study option.

TAFE Admissions Key Dates - Semester 1, 2024

Friday 1 September, 2023

Applications open for our on-campus full-time courses starting in Semester 1, 2024.

Friday 3 November, 2023 

You can change your preferences by logging in via TAFE Admissions Online(opens in a new tab) .  Up to this date, you can:

  1. Add new preferences, for any course
  2. Change the order of the preferences
  3. Cancel preferences
  4. Change the campus of an existing preference


Competative courses - Wednesday 6 December, 2023

Offers are available online at TAFE Admissions Online (opens in a new tab) and will be emailed from 12 noon using the email address supplied in the application.

Non-competative courses - Friday 1 September, 2023 to Saturday 27 January, 2024

Offers are made throughout the intake for courses that are not competitive.  Offers are available online at TAFE Admissions Online (opens in a new tab) and will be emailed.

Late applications opening date Saturday, 4 November 2023

Late applications will be accepted for most courses, but some courses will no longer be available if filled through the main intake of applications. Students are encouraged to apply during the main intake of applications to maximise the chance of success.

Late applications close Friday, 15 December 2023

Late applications close. Applications received after this date will be placed on the waitlist.

Late application offers (competitive courses) Wednesday, 10 January to Friday, 19 January 2024

Offers for late applications will be released as main intake enrolments are completed and available places are known. Students who do not receive an offer during this time will be placed on the waitlist.

Waitlist applications opening date Saturday, 16 December 2023

Waitlist applications will be accepted for courses not filled through the main intake. Not all courses will be available during this period, and applications will only be considered if places are still available.  Students are encouraged to apply during the main intake of applications to maximise the chance of success.

Applications will be considered for remaining places via TAFE Admissions Online(opens in a new tab)

Waitlist applications close Friday, 9 February 2024

No further offers will be issued after this date, and students who missed out are encouraged to apply in Semester 2, 2024.

* Dates subject to change. 

Our team are always on hand to help, get in touch: 

1800 672 700

Alternatively you can contact TAFE Admissions directly:

Locked Bag 16
Osborne Park DC 6916
Ph: 6212 9888
Fax: 6212 9880

Ready to apply?

There are different ways to apply depending on the course you have chosen. Each course page will take you to where you need to go via the Apply Now beside your chosen location. From there, you will be automatically directed to the application method for that course.  For more information, visit our Apply and Enrol page:

Apply & Enrol