TAFE South Australia

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TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA), RTO Provider Number 41026, provides vocational education and training in South Australia. The acronym TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education and is used and recognised nationally throughout Australia. TAFE SA is a Registered training organisation (RTO) under the jurisdiction of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

TAFE SA is an independent Statutory Corporation of the Government of South Australia, and is Australia’s largest provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET). Its extensive network of 56 campuses, learning centres, Aboriginal Access Centres and video-conferencing facilities provides the physical backbone of the VET sector in South Australia. TAFE SA enrols over 80,000 students a year and delivers 1,300 qualifications ranging from Certificates through to Advanced Diplomas, Vocational Graduate Certificates and Bachelor Degrees. TAFE SA also delivers a wide range of skill sets and customised short courses.

Skill areas include Building and Construction, Tourism, Hospitality and Creative Arts, Mining, Engineering and Transport, Primary Industries, Animal and Laboratory Sciences, Community Services, Health and Lifestyle, Business, Justice and Information Technology, Foundation Skills and Aboriginal Education.

State-of-the-art and innovative training facilities include the Tonsley TAFE opened in January 2014, Adelaide College of the Arts, Regency International Centre for Hospitality, Tourism and Food Studies, Graduates function centre, Renewable Energy Trade Training Centres, Driving simulators for the mining industry, Critical Safety Training Centre, Truck-mounted mobile engineering training unit, Aboriginal Access Centres, Virtual Enterprises and ‘Fab Lab’ fabrication workshop.

Campuses and learning centres[edit]

TAFE SA Tea Tree Gully Campus.
TAFE SA Adelaide City Campus.
TAFE SA Adelaide College of the Arts.
TAFE SA Elizabeth Campus.
TAFE SA Urrbrae Campus.

Metropolitan Adelaide

Outer Adelaide and Regional


On 1 June 2013; TAFE SA became a statutory authority separate from the Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology. At this point TAFE SA decided to merge the 3 districts (institutes) into one to provide more streamlined services and a more consistent experience for students.


Provider Name: TAFE SA
Provider Number: 00092B
Number: 67 828 419 300

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