Completing your study and graduating doesn't have to mean that your time with TAFE SA is over. 

Career Support

Whether you are thinking about further study to gain industry specific skills, exploring your pathways to higher education, or preparing to move into employment, our career services can assist you with your planning and transition. As a recent graduate, you can continue to get free career support for 12 months after completing your training. 

Visit the Career Support page for a range of information, guidance and tips for progressing your career. 

You can book a career support appointment using the links below, or by calling the TAFE SA Contact Centre on 1800 882 661.  


Academic Records and Certificates

When you graduate from TAFE SA, you will receive a copy of your Academic Transcript and your relevant certificate.  If for any reason you need a new copy, graduates can apply to have a Parchment, Statement of Attainment, letter of extract, or White Card replaced due to loss, damage, or change of name.

To find out more about the process and cost involved in replacement of your valuable documents, visit Results and Parchments.  

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you are thinking of re-skilling or up-skilling, or even changing career paths, fast track your training by exploring whether you can receive recognition for the training you have already completed. 

TAFE SA can give you direct credit transfer for relevant units you have completed from previous successful training, and can assess your skills and knowledge to give you recognition for what you have learnt through working, volunteering or other studies.  

Find out more about TAFE SA's Recognition of Prior Learning process. 



Healing theme proves a winner for TAFE SA's Tina McKenzie

Jan 11, 2022

Underlying themes of caring and wellbeing are constant in Tina McKenzie’s art as she draws on her experience as a CFS volunteer and hospital worker but it’s a deeply personal story that has caught the judges’ eye in the inaugural Centre for Creative Health Art Prize.

Tina, a visual arts student at TAFE SA and Flinders University, has been awarded the Veteran and Emergency First Responder Prize of $5000 for her ceramic artwork, Replacement Mother Figures, inspired by her “complicated relationship” with her mother.

Tina, who also has a Bachelor of Paramedic Science, says her Kangarilla CFS team encouraged her to enter the award category which was open to current or former veterans or emergency first responders and had a theme of ‘healing’.

She decided to enter a ceramic artwork featuring six figurines that she created during a summer school at TAFE SA in 2020.

“I’d just returned from a holiday in New Zealand when I did the summer school, and I was feeling relaxed and ready to address some of the issues that I was holding onto from the past,” Tina says.

“The brief was to create a set of figurines with a narrative behind it. These figurines speak of pride and femininity, strength, and body positivity – they are representations of the affirmation and positivity that was not present for me as a child.”

Tina says it was a cathartic process to make the figurines and she was overwhelmed to win the award, sponsored by Dr Helen McLean AM in memory of her father who was a veteran.

In her final semester of the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts), offered by TAFE SA and Flinders University, Tina is majoring in printmaking and is currently working on her graduate exhibition piece.


“It’s a mixed media installation using light and incorporating drawing and printmaking,” Tina says.

“I’m really keen to explore themes of belonging and the idea of home from as many perspectives as possible.”

Returning to study as a mature-age student, Tina says the visual arts course has encouraged her curiosity and love of research.

“It’s highlighted to me how important the process is, the researching, writing and thinking about a topic is as important as the making,” she says.

The Centre for Creative Health Art Prize finalist exhibition is at Light Square Gallery, Adelaide College of the Arts, until 22 October. There are 40 artworks on display and visitors are encouraged to vote f

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