Student rules and policies
5. Admissions and enrolment

What You Need to Know

TAFE Queensland provides full admission and enrolment information and advice to students via the TAFE Queensland website, student guides, course guides, and customer service centres.

When enrolling at a TAFE Queensland, you will need to:

Understand the Conditions of Admission and Enrolment:

  • Check the entry method for the program;
  • Ensure that you meet the recommended entry requirements, including that you have the underpinning skills and knowledge, and seek further information about any language, literacy, and numeracy requirements;
  • Ensure that you have read and understood the Student Guide and understand the duration, location, mode of delivery, any material and equipment you must provide, and any work placement arrangements; and
  • Familiarise yourself with the relevant key dates for enrolling, starting study, and meeting your financial obligations.

Meet the Conditions of Admission and Enrolment:

  • Provide all required evidence, and undertake any required testing to meet the program entry requirements;
  • Meet your financial obligations (including up-front payment, deferred payment through a student loan or TAFE Queensland Payment Plan) by the specified timeframes;
  • Ensure that your personal details are current;
  • Notify TAFE Queensland if you have any special requirements and/or require any reasonable adjustments to meet your needs;
  • Meet any specific additional legislative or health and safety requirements, for example obtaining proof of immunisation, undertaking screening for infectious diseases, applying for a Blue Card, or undergoing a Police and criminal history check (as required); and
  • Provide TAFE Queensland with your Unique Student Identifier (USI), or provide permission for TAFE Queensland to apply for a USI on your behalf. It is a requirement that you provide your USI to be enrolled and issued with an Award and graduate.

TAFE Queensland cannot guarantee a position in a program unless you are enrolled by the specified date.

You are not permitted to attend classes until you are enrolled.

TAFE Queensland's Management of Programs:

If TAFE Queensland has exceeded its course capacity, you may be placed on a waiting list.

TAFE Queensland reserve the right to cancel programs, for example, in cases of insufficient enrolment numbers. Alternative arrangements will be discussed with you to ensure you are enrolled in a suitable alternative programs.

If the qualification you are undertaking is superseded or deleted TAFE Queensland will consult with you about your study options. Depending on the circumstances, you may need to transition to (i.e. re-enrol in) the most current qualification. If you are required to transition to a new qualification you will be consulted about any change in enrolment, and any differences in fees and completion dates. If you are required to undertake gap training or additional training to transition to the new qualification additional fees may apply.

What You Need to Know

If you wish to withdraw from a competency or program of study or make any changes to your enrolment, you must apply to TAFE Queensland using a Change of Enrolment Form.

If you are under the age of 18 you will require authorisation from your parent/guardian to withdraw or undertake a change of enrolment.

For information on the student refund rules for withdrawals and changes of enrolment refer to the Student Refunds page.

International student withdrawals and changes of enrolment are addressed under the International page.

Information for current students

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