New to Central

​Welcome to North Metro TAFE

Semester 1, 2016 e​​nrolments

Round 1 offers

Enrolments for Round 1 offers are now closed.

​If you have an offer for Round one and have not yet enrolled please contact us on 1300 300 833 (Monday to Friday).​​

Round 2 offers are now open

Accept your offer:

To confirm that you accept your offer you must enrol in your course.
If you are unable to attend on the day, you will need to request an alternative enrolment.
Use the drop down menu below to find your course by course code OR enter a keyword from the course title like "accounting".  Then press “Search” .
The day, time and location of enrolment for your specific course will then be shown or a link if your course is enrolling online.   

Please note you cannot enrol before the date provided. 

​On campus enrolments

Then, there's more to do!

Once you know how you are enrolling, you now need to follow the steps below .

Make a note of your enrolment details.

Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI )if you don't already have one

Come along to enrolment

Pay your fees or arrange financial assistance

Attend orientation, organise yourself to be ready for start of semester


 Organise your USI

Unique Student Identifer (USI)

All students at any training provider are now required to have a unique student identifier.
You can obtain a USI online at any time and then let us know what it is at enrolment:

This is the process:

1. Visit and go to Create your USI

You will need your Driver’s Licence, Medicare card, Australian Passport or any of the other documents listed on the website.

2. Agree to the Terms and Conditions

3. Enter your personal details

Please note your details must match those of the form of ID you are using. If you have changed your name, use a form of ID with your current name. This must also match your details at Central

4. Enter your contact details

This will be used by the USI registrar to contact you. Please keep your contact details updated

5. Enter the details of either your Driver’s licence, Medicare card or other ID document you are using to get your USI

6. Set your password and security questions

7. Write your USI down and bring it with you on enrolment day with your form of ID used to create your USI

For more information contact us on 1300 300 822, email or visit Student Services at your campus.

Create your USI


How will your USI help you?

Each time you enrol to study at Central or other training provider, your USI will be used to store your training records and results with the USI Registry. This means all your results will be kept in one online account that you control.
Your USI can be accessed online from your computer, tablet or smart phone and gives you access to your training records and results whenever you need them, for example, for a new employer or when you enrol to study at a new training organisation.
If you would like more information about the USI, please visit

 Find out your fees and your payment options

​Paying your fees​

You should arrange the payment of your fees during the enrolment process.

In order to be considered as an enrolled student you must pay your fees in full or enter into a payment arrangement. Your enrolment might be cancelled if you don't arrange your payment within the first four weeks. If experiencing problems please see Student Services.

There are a number of options for managing your payment:

Arrange a VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan

Through these schemes you you take out a loan from the Commonwealth to pay your fees now and then repay through the taxation system when your income exceeds a set level.

Diploma and Advanced Diplomas use VET FEE-HELP

Higher Education qualifications use FEE-HELP​​


​Pay in full upfront

Payment can be made in person by EFTPOS, cheque or credit card during enrolment at the Student Services counters.

You can also pay remotely by direct deposit to the Institute bank account or make a payment over the phone via credit card. These options are only available for full payments.


Arrange an instalment plan

Students enrolled in Certificate or Diploma publicly funded courses with fees higher than $300 and Fee for Service courses with fees higher than $1000 can opt to pay their fees by instalments.

Find out more about instalment plans on our financial assistance page.​​


​Financial assistance

Our fees section can help you find out about the financial assistance options that are open to you. You will need to organise this at enrolment.

Our fees section will help you understand:

  • Concession rates
  • Paying by instalment
  • Fee caps
  • Refunds and policies

Find out about fees



Talk to us:

For further information please contact Student Services on 1300 300 822​

 What to bring to enrolment

​Become a North Metro Student

You must enrol in order to begin your course.

What to bring when you enrol on campus

For your enrolment you must bring:

  • Your letter/email of offer
  • Your USI number
  •  PROOF OF ID (this can be the documents you have used to create your USI or other ID). If you are not an Australian Citizen or a permanent resident, please bring a copy of your visa
  •  If you were born on or after 1st of July 1998 and are at least 15 years old, you will need to bring your birth certificate, passport, Driver's Licence or DoT proof of age card and a completed Notice of Arrangement form​ (Section 1A, 1B and 2)​

Please do not send this form to the Department of Education if you are our full time student.​

Once you have enrolled, you will need to come to Student Services to arrange the payment of fees and collect your proof of enrolment.

There are also specific documents depending on whether you are a certificate or diploma student:


Certificate students – what to bring


​Diploma students – what t​o bring


Enrolment hours:

Student Services is open over enrolments Monday to Thursday - 8:30am to 4:30pm, and Friday - 8:30am to 4pm (longer hours might apply on specific days for on campus enrolments).

 Get ready to study

Getting ready for the st​ar​t of semester

Now that you have completed your enrolment, there is some other activities for you to do to ensure that you are ready to go on the first day of semester.

Find out if your course is having an orientation session

Most courses hold orientation sessions to begin the semester. If your course is having an orientation, it's vital that you attend. You will find out all the information you need to know to begin your course. It's also a chance to meet other students and your lecturers.

View orientation details for semester 1

Set up your email account

You will be allocated your own email account when you enrol. It is through this account that we will communicate important information to you while you are studying with us ​

Find out about setting up your email


Other useful information

The following information is important for you to know. It will assist you during your first weeks at Central. 

Essentials Guide

We suggest you download and take a look through the Essentials Guide, our handbook for students. This guide gives a comprehensive overview of information to help you get started at Central and navigate the 'ins and outs' of the College throughout your time with us.

Download Essentials Guide (PDF)

Student ID cards and SmartRider information

Student ID cards are available from the Bookshop at Perth campus and the Library at all other campuses. They are available in the first week of semester. You will need to show your enrolment summary as proof of enrolment to get your ID card.

As a full-time Central student, you are entitled to travel concessions on Transperth services. You can pick up an application form for the Tertiary SmartRider from Student Services when you enrol.

Your Student ID will not be accepted by Transperth as proof that you are entitled to a concession on public transport.

Current Students section of the website

Students have their own section of the website. Click on Current Students on the top menu bar of this site to view. You can access this when you are on campus or wherever you can access the internet. You should check this regularly when you are studying with us.

The current students section allows you to view the latest student news, offers, competitions, important information about your studies and services Central offers including the Library, Bookshop, Career Services, Blackboard: our online training tool plus more.

Stude​​​​​nt Portal

You will also be able to access the Student Portal from Current Students where you can securely look at your results and course information, access eCounselling plus more.

Visit Current Stud​ents


You will be able to view and print your timetable from the Student Portal once you enrol and make a payment. You should refer to your timetable to find out when your first day of class is.

Bookshop and library

You will be advised of any texts and additional resources you may require during the first week of your study.

Books and resources can be purchased online through the Bookweb: The online bookshop and mailed to your home or collected from your preferred campus.

Central has a Bookshop at Perth Campus which stocks resources for all courses.

Libraries are located at Perth, Mt Lawley, Leederville and East Perth Campuses. The bookshop and libraries will not be open during enrolments.




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