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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.​​

2021 Semester 1

Wednesday 27 January to Friday 2 July

Term 1   27 January - 1 April
Term 2 19 April - 2 July

2021 Semester 2

Monday 19 July to Thursday 16 December

Term 3 19 July - 24 September
Term 4 11 October - 16 December

Application and enrolment dates

Direct Applications

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 part-time, online, intensive or short courses can be taken at any time throughout the year. 

TAFE Admissions Applications

On campus full-time courses

Many popular on campus full time courses are considered competitive or in-demand - meaning you will need to apply ahead to ensure you are considered for a place in the course. Applications are made through TAFE Admissions Online (a system used by all TAFE's in WA to process student applications for popular courses).

Geraldton, Northam and Kalgoorlie campuses

For Semester 1, 2022 you will need to apply via TAFE Admissions for the below qualifications:

Other qualifications and campuses

Applying through TAFE Admissions is not required, direct enrolment with us is accepted for majority of 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, 2022

Monday, 6 September 2021

Applications open for full-time courses starting in Semester 1, 2022


Friday, 3 December 2021

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


Open: Saturday, 4 December 2021
Close: Tuesday, 4 January 2022

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.

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

Non-competitive courses
6 September 2021 to 21 January 2022

Offers are made throughout the intake for courses that are not competitive.

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

Competitive courses
Thursday 6 January 2022

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

Offers for late applications (competitive courses)
Wednesday 12 January to Friday 20 January 2022

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.

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

Dates for our 2022 Enrolment Days are to be confirmed. Students are encouraged to apply online, visit their local campus or contact us on 1800 672 700.


* 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'll be automatically directed to the application method for that course.  For more information, visit our Apply and Enrol page:

Apply & Enrol