COVID - 2022 Requirements
TAFE NSW COVID-19 Information
If you are enrolled in a course; your teacher will provide you with your class arrangements in coming days. Please refer to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below for more information.
TAFE NSW campuses are open, with student support, customer service and training delivered face-to-face, virtually and/or online, and childcare centres operating in line with Government guidelines. Teachers will be in touch with students soon regarding specific class arrangements.
Students are strongly encouraged to protect themselves against COVID-19 with at least two doses of a vaccination. While COVID-19 vaccination is not a TAFE NSW requirement, vaccination may be required for work placements. Where this is the case, teachers will provide further details.
The following COVID-safe measures remain in place:
- Stay 1.5 metres away from others where possible
- Stay at home if you’re unwell
- Observe hand hygiene
Masks are an effective control and continue to be recommended by NSW Health, particularly where social distancing is not possible.
Notification about COVID-19
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been deemed a household contact and attended a TAFE NSW campus in the prior 48 hours, please call the TAFE NSW Work Health and Safety hotline on 1800 316 600, and if applicable, let your teacher know.
Rapid Antigen Tests
Rapid Antigen Tests may be provided to students in high-risk areas or where there are work placement/delivery assessment requirements from employers.
For support accessing virtual classrooms, please call the TAFE NSW Student Technology Service Desk on 131601 and follow the prompts. Further information on the services provided by the TAFE NSW Student Technology Service Desk can be found on this Information Sheet.
COVID - FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. You can enrol in a course up to 3 weeks from the start date, provided there are still places available. Most Semester 1 courses start from 31 January 2022, with some courses starting in February or March.
To enrol follow these steps:
- Find a course that interests you.
- Select a location and study mode that suits you, by clicking on the "Course Fees and Information" button on your chosen course page.
- Assess your eligibility.
- Click on the "Enrol" or "Apply" button on the course location page, to begin the enrolment or application process.
Your timetable will be displayed in your student portal. If you are unable to see the timetable, please contact your teacher.
If you’ve enrolled for the first time and received your login details, please allow 48 hours for your account to be activated. As soon as your account is active you will receive your login details and you will get access to the student portal.
If you have issues accessing your account or you need a password reset chat to us online or call 131 601.
We are working as fast as we can on getting you started. We are prioritising courses that are due to start in the next 48 hours. We will be in touch as soon as possible and thank you for your patience.
Your teacher will let you know how your classes will be delivered. The delivery mode may change, your teacher will keep you informed, please keep an eye on your email.
You will need a device to connect to the class from home – preferably a laptop or computer. You can use a mobile phone but it isn’t ideal for long periods.
There are more details in the Getting Ready for Virtual Classroom Guide. It provides a general summary of what to expect, what students will typically need to get ready, and some troubleshooting tips.
For support accessing virtual classrooms, please call the TAFE NSW Student Technology Service Desk on 131 601 and follow the prompts. Further information on the services provided by the TAFE NSW Student Technology Service Desk can be found on this Information Sheet.