Prestigious Institutions - TAFE South Australia

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Located in Adelaide, South Australia, TAFE South Australiais Government owned and operated and is South Australia’s largest vocational education and training (VET) provider, delivering over 80 courses to international students anda student body of over 80,000 students across over 50 sites. Courses offered to international students at TAFE South Australia range from Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma, to Higher Education level qualifications and accredited university pathway programs across a broad selection of disciplines.

A diverse range of countries are represented by international students studying at TAFE South Australia. These include students from acrossUK, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East.
With emphasis on the quality of training, TAFE South Australia is at the forefront of developing job ready graduates. Strong links with business and industry means courses are designed to give graduates the skills demanded by employers, making TAFE South Australia qualifications highly sought after.All TAFE courses are fully accredited by the Australian National Training Authority. Our courses also have clearly defined pathways to further study at university. Completing a TAFE diploma can earn a student up to one and a half years credit towards a university bachelor degree.

Study in South Australia

Study areas available at TAFE South Australia include:

  • Arts design and fashion
    Building and furnishing
    Business, management and finance
    Community services and health
    Computing and information technology
    Engineering, electro technology and mining
    Environmental studies
    Hair and beauty
    Hospitality, tourism and events
    Recreation and sport
    Veterinary and laboratory

TAFE South Australia is not only a wise choice for the quality of education but for affordability. On average the cost per year of a Diploma or Advanced Diploma studied at TAFE South Australia is 50% less than the yearly cost of a university course in South Australia.


What our students are saying


‘TAFE SA has helped me to achieve my career, my future and a better life.’

TAFE South Australia has quality teaching, the teachers are friendly and the facilities are great.I enjoyed my course hugely as everything I need is here at TAFE South Australia and the campus is located in the heart of the city.

I now have very strong skills in hairdressing and in managing my own salon. My dream is to open my own salon one day.

Studying at TAFE South Australia has been a very meaningful life experience for me. I enjoy everything about being in Australia. Adelaide has a very nice way of living. There are so many beautiful places to visit and such a good quality of life here.

I can say absolutely that TAFE SA has helped me to achieve my career, my future and a better life.

Mananti Pardamean Butar-Butar
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Qualification: Diploma of Hairdressing Salon Management