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Computers and the Internet - TAFE Student & Learner Portal

Find out about computer access, help guides, wifi setup, student portal and internet safety

1. What is the Student Portal?

The TAFE Student Portal is the gateway for TAFE students to access online tools to support their studies, including access to an email account, your student record & other services.

You must know your TAFE username and password to access the portal!

2. How do I get my TAFE Username and Password?

These are usually provided when you enrol in a course. If you do not have your username and password, please ask staff at your Campus Library or Customer Service Centre. 

Your TAFE user name and password provides access to:
    The TAFENSW Wi-Fi network for personal laptops and other devices
    Your TAFE student record
    Your TAFE email account
    Library eResources - eBooks, eVideos and lots more - online video tutorials
    Moodle - online learning site

Students must abide by the TAFE NSW online and communication services policies

3. How do I find my TAFE Username and password?

It will be printed on the TAFE NSW tax invoice you receive when your enrolment has been finalised. Application students receive their username and password on their offer letter.

Please note: It is a temporary password and should be changed within your account in the Student Portal.


4. What if I don't know my TAFE Username and Password?

You can ask your teacher, Customer Service Centre staff, or library staff to look up your username and email address and to reset your password if required.  
You must provide identification, such as a TAFEcard or driver's license.

5. What if I don't have Internet access or a computer at home ?

You can visit your local TAFE library, where computers with internet connection are available for you to use.

6. How do I access my Student Email account ?

Go to the Student Portal. At the login page, enter your username and password.


Once you have accepted the conditions of use, you will find links to your email account as well as other student services.

 If you want to forward your TAFE email to another email account, read this guide or watch the video below:

Access your Learner Portal through your Student Portal


7. What Student Services can I access through the Student Portal?

Your TAFE username and password provides access to:
  • Your Learner Portal - click on Student Login at the top of the TAFE Illawarra website; there you can view your enrolment details, change your contact details, view your results, request a transcript, pay outstanding fees and enrol online.
  • Your TAFE email account
  • Set up your study timetable and calendar alerts for important dates
  • Access to your eLearning course/resources

8. Watch this - Using the TAFE Student Portal

Watch this tutorial for a brief introduction to the TAFE Student Portal