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Key dates

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

2023 Semester 1 Applications | Offers *

Main intake  

Applications open

Monday 5 September 2022

Applications for full-time courses starting in Semester 1, 2023 open.
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Applications and preference change close 

Friday 9 December 2022

Main intake applications close and change of preferences close.
**Please note applications for the Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology closed on Friday 23 September 2022

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  2. Change the order of the preferences
  3. Cancel preferences
  4. Change the campus of an existing preference


Competitive Courses - Thursday 5 January 2023

Offers can be viewed online at and will be emailed from 12pm.

Non-competitive courses - from Monday 5 September 2022 to Friday 27 January 2023

Offers are made throughout the intake for courses that are not competitive.
Offers are available online at and will be emailed.

Late applications open

Saturday 10 December 2022

Late applications will be accepted via for most courses but some courses may already be filled through the main intake of applications. Students are encouraged to apply during the main intake to maximise the chance in gaining a place in their preferred course.

Late applications close 

Tuesday 3 January 2023

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

Late applications (competitive offers) -

Monday 16 January to Friday 27 January 2023

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

Open on Friday 6 January 2023

Waitlist applications via will be accepted for courses not filled through the main intake or late applications. Not all courses will be available during this period and applications will only be considered for courses that have vacancies.

Close on Friday 10 February 2023

No further offers will be issued after this date, we encourage you to apply in semester 2, 2023 or when your preferred course is next available.


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

2023 Semester 1

Term 1 30 January - 6 April (10 weeks)
Term 2 17 April - 23 June (10 weeks)

2023 Semester 2

Term 3 17 July - 22 September (10 weeks)
Term 4 2 October - 15 December (10 weeks)


New Year's Day Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January
Australia Day Thursday 26 January
Labour Day Monday 6 March
Good Friday Friday 7 April
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April
Easter Monday Monday 10 April
Anzac Day Tuesday 25 April
Western Australia Day Monday 5 June
King's Birthday Monday 25 September
Christmas Day Monday 25 December
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 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 Wednesday 1 February - Thursday 6 April 
Term 2 Monday 24 April - Friday 30 June
Term 3 Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September
Term 4 Monday 9 October - Thursday 14 December



Term 1 Wednesday 31 January - Thursday 28 March
Term 2 Monday 15 April - Friday 28 June
Term 3 Monday 15 July - Friday 20 September
Term 4 Monday 7 October - Thursday 12 December