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Key dates

Please note Unless indicated, the following information relates to Vocational Education and Training (VET) studies.

Semester 2, 2022 applications are now open

Applications open

Monday 2 May 2022
Applications for courses starting in Semester 2, 2022 open.

Applications and preference change close*

Wednesday 8 June 2022

You can change your preferences up to the closure dates by logging in via

Before the round closes, 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.
Non-competitive courses

Monday 2 May 2022 - Wednesday 22 June 2022

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

Competitive courses

Wednesday 22 June

Offers are available online at (opens in a new tab) and will be emailed from 12pm.

Waitlist applications
Open Thursday 9 June

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.

Close Friday 29 July

No further offers will be issued after this date, and students who missed out are encouraged to apply in Semester 1, 2023.


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

2022 Semester 1

Monday 31 January to Friday 24 June

Term 1 31 January - 8 April (10 weeks)
Term 2 19 April - 24 June (10 weeks)

2022 Semester 2

Monday 18 July to Friday 9 December

Term 3 18 July - 24 September (10 weeks)
Term 4 3 October - 9 December (10 weeks)


Saturday 1 January New Year's Day  (Observed Monday 3 January)
Wednesday 26 January Australia Day  
Monday 7 March Labour Day
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Monday 18 April Easter Monday
Monday 25 April ANZAC Day    (Observed Monday 26 April)
Monday 6 June Western Australia Day
Monday 26 September  Queen's Birthday (WA)
Sunday 25 December Christmas Day  (Observed Monday 26 Dec)    
Monday 26 December Boxing Day  (Observed Tuesday 27 December)


Dates may vary slightly from North Metropolitan TAFE. Further information and term dates for other years can be found on the Department of Education website.


Term 1 Monday 31 January - Friday 8 April 
Term 2 Tuesday 26 April - Friday 1 July
Term 3 Monday 18 July - Friday 23 September
Term 4 Monday 10 October - Thursday 15 December