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Learning Technology Used at TAFE NSW
Host, share, collaborate and train from anywhere and at any time with Adobe Connect.
Adobe Creative Cloud
TAFE NSW students have access to Adobe Creative Cloud on campus. Downloads for personal devices are only available for selected courses.
Free access to more than 100 products for students & educators including AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Maya and 3ds Max.
Find out how to sign course documents digitally.
Microsoft Office 365 (TAFE NSW)
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more - free for the duration of your course. Find out how to access it.
Learn how to collaborate with your teacher and your classmates using Microsoft Teams.
The Learning Management System (LMS) used for most TAFE NSW courses.
read&write is a software program that provides reading, comprehension, writing, and study skills support.
SkillsLocker enables you to easily upload evidence of your learning and skills for your teacher to review.
Virtual Student Desktop
Available to eligible students that require specific software for their course. Teachers can submit an access request on behalf of students.
What is the TAFE NSW Student Portal?
The Student Portal is the gateway for students to access online tools to support their studies.
It includes access to:
- Your student record (Learner Portal)
- Your student email account
- Your Learning Management System (LMS) e.g. Moodle or Sakai
You will need your TAFE NSW username and password to access the portal. For more information click the link to the Student Portal guide below.
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Resources Available with Your TAFE NSW Username and Password
Your TAFE NSW username and password provides access to:
How Do I Get My TAFE NSW Username and Password and Email Address?
These are usually provided to you when you enrol in a course. If you already have a student username and password that is active, you should continue to use it. New students need to click the link for Account activation and follow the prompts. For further information check the Login help at the Student Portal.
The student username format is firstname.lastname and sometimes a number e.g. john.citizen2
If you do not have your username and password or associated email address, please contact your local student administration office or call 131 601 and select option 4, sub-option 1. Library staff may also be able to reset your password.
Your TAFE NSW Email Account
As part of your enrolment you will be provided with a TAFE NSW email address. The email address is your username, followed by @studytafensw.edu.au, e.g. email@example.com
You can access your TAFE NSW email through the Student Portal.
Your TAFE NSW email uses the Microsoft Outlook software. Use the guide below to learn how to:
- Manage your emails
- Forward your emails to another email account
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