TAFE/VET Credit Calculator

At the University of Adelaide we appreciate the hard work that you have already done in gaining qualifications through VET providers such as TAFE SA. In many cases we are also happy to give you credit through our growing range of pre-approved pathways.

There are two types of credit:

Please search the credit calculator below to see if you might be eligible for specific credit. Alternatively, have a look at the table which outlines our Unspecified Credit Pathways.

Which TAFE SA qualification did you study?

In which degree are you looking to gain credit?


Unspecified credit


  • Course completed

    The name of the course you completed, for example, Certificate IV in Accounting.

  • Credit transfer

    Credit is available for a partially completed qualification.

  • Dual offer

    Dual Offer courses enable you to apply for a TAFE SA Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification and a connected university degree in one application.

  • Guaranteed entry

    If you have completed this qualification (in the eligible time period) then you are guaranteed admission to the UoA program if you meet additional requirements (i.e. English Language Requirements).

  • International packaged offer

    International Packaged Offers allow students to apply for a single visa for the entire duration of both programs under the SSVP (Simplified Streamlined Visa Processing) arrangements.

  • National code

    This code uniquely identifies the VET/TAFE course as listed in the National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs): http://training.gov.au/.

  • Previous institution

    This is the institution where you completed your VET/TAFE course(s).

  • Specific credit

    Specific Credit is awarded in recognition of prior learning which has equivalent outcomes and assessment to a University of Adelaide course.

  • Time equivalent

    This is a general indication of the time (in months) by which your study could potentially be reduced. Please note, subject to timetabling, the time off equivalent may not result in a reduction in the time taken to complete your degree, but in a reduced study load.

  • Total credit available

    This is the maximum units of credit you will be awarded towards the selected program of study.

  • Unspecified credit

    Unspecified credit is awarded in recognition of prior learning undertaken at a particular Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level