South Australian state schools term dates

  2021 2022 20232024 2025 
Semester 1 Term 1 27 Jan - 9 Apr 31 Jan - 14 Apr 30 Jan - 14 Apr29 Jan - 12 Apr28 Jan - 11 Apr
Term 2 27 Apr - 2 Jul  2 May - 8 Jul 1 May - 7 Jul29 Apr - 5 Jul28 Apr - 4 Jul
Semester 2 Term 3 19 Jul - 24 Sep 25 Jul - 30 Sep 24 Jul - 29 Sep22 Jul - 27 Sep21 Jul - 26 Sep
Term 4 11 Oct - 10 Dec 17 Oct - 16 Dec 16 Oct - 15 Dec14 Oct - 13 Dec13 Oct - 12 Dec

Please note not all TAFE SA courses are scheduled around these dates.

Important Information

All applicants apply via the TAFE SA website. Read more on how to apply for award courses.

There is no application fee.

Applications for Semester 2, 2022 will open on Tuesday 26 April 2022.  

Applications for Semester 1, 2023 will open on Monday 1 August 2022.

Semester 1 2022 Intake

 2021

Monday 2 August, 9am  Open – Applications open for courses starting in Semester 1 2022. 
Tuesday 23 November  CAR and Selection criteria completion date 
Complete course admission and selection criteria requirements by this date to be considered in 3 December offer round. 
Tuesday 30 NovemberCore Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)  completion date
Complete Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) by this date to be considered in 3 December offer round.
Wednesday 1 DecemberChange of Preference (COP)– Course preferences cannot be added, removed or re-ordered in submitted applications from midnight until Friday 3 December. 
Wednesday 1 December to Friday 3 December First Offer Round Processing – SATAC prepares for the first offer round. Some services will be unavailable for short periods. 
Friday 3 December December Offer Round Offers will be available online from 12noon. 
Tuesday 28 December 
Complete Course Admission Requirements by this date to be considered in the first January offer round. 

 2022

Tuesday 4 January 
Change of Preference (COP)  – Course preferences cannot be added, removed or re-ordered in submitted applications from midnight until Friday 7 January. 
Wednesday 5 Jan to 
Friday 7 January 
January Offer Round Processing – SATAC prepares for the first January offer round. Some services will be unavailable for short periods. 
Friday 7 January January Offer Round– Offers available online by 12 noon.
TuesdaysComplete Course Admission Requirements by Tuesday to be considered in the upcoming Friday offer round.
FridaysFurther Offers – Made each Friday from 14 January for courses with vacancies. Final offer round for Semester 1 2022 is 22 April 2022.
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