Please note: the word ‘Aboriginal’ throughout this website refers to all people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
TAFE SA’s Aboriginal Access Centre (AAC) provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The AAC offers a variety of programs through many TAFE SA sites, including regional and remote locations.
The AAC can also assist with enrolments into a wide range of other programs in TAFE SA.
Whilst studying at TAFE SA, a Training Support Officer (TSO) is available to you for the duration of your course. Your TSO can assist you develop a learning plan that maps your education pathway. The TSO also acts as your link to lecturers and other sources of support.
Tutors can be assigned to help Aboriginal students who are enrolled in an accredited TAFE SA course. You may be eligible for a tutor while studying for a Certificate III or higher. To apply for a tutor, print and fill out this application form and return it to Aboriginal Access Centre, Regency Campus, 137 Days Rd, Regency Park SA 5010.
If you’re interested in helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by becoming a tutor, please complete and return the tutor registration form
You might also be eligible for help with some or all of your TAFE SA fees. To apply for this assistance, speak with your TSO and complete the AAC Equity Grant form.
Director Aboriginal Access CentreT: (08) 8348 2428
Phone: 8628 7050
Ceduna, Far West Coast communities / homelands including Scotdesco, Koonibba, Yalata, Oak Valley and Port Lincoln
Phone: 8348 2428
Port Augusta, Whyalla, Port Pirie, Quorn, Colebrook, Coober Pedy, Oodnadatta, Marree, Nepabunna, Leigh Creek, Iga Warta, Metropolitan Adelaide
Phone: 8207 9980
Northern Adelaide, Yorke Peninsula
Phone: 8348 2426
Regency; Marketing and Finance; ATAS Program
Port Augusta and surroundsDeidre Coulthard
Located at Port Augusta Campus
Phone: 8648 9924
Regency, Adelaide City, AC Arts, RiverlandAnneMaree Cooper
Located at Regency Campus
Phone: 8348 2425
Mount Gambier and surroundsTreena Brennan
Located at Mount Gambier Campus
Phone: 8735 1576
Whyalla and surroundsShirley Ellis
Located at Whyalla Campus
Phone: 8648 8878
Port Pirie, Peterborough, Clare Ulrike Maria
Located at Port Pirie Campus
Phone: 7210 3083
Ceduna and surroundsJarah Colbung
Located at Ceduna Campus
Phone: 8628 7055
Salisbury, Elizabeth, Gilles Plains, BarossaRonald O'Brien
Located at Salisbury Campus
Phone: 8207 9817
Port Lincoln and surroundsErika Knudsen Located at Port Lincoln CampusPhone: 8688 3600
Freecall 1800 882 661