The Defence Industry VET Steps to Uni resource can assist with identifying students’ eligibility to use academic credit from a Western Australian TAFE qualification to put towards a university degree. 

Please note that currently only Western Australian TAFE qualifications at Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels in engineering, information and technology and cyber security are available.

Identify a fast-tracked pathway to a university degree in a defence-related qualification

 Select your WA TAFE qualification(s) from the list.

  • If you're interested in doing a WA TAFE defence industry qualification that offers an articulation pathway to university, leave the selection at ‘All’ to see a full list.
  • Select the WA TAFE that awarded you the qualification/s, or leave at ‘All’ to see the pathways available from all WA TAFEs.
  • To search in a particular study area, use the Filter by study area option.

Select the university qualification(s) that interest you.

  • From the list shown of university qualifications that align with your WA TAFE qualification,  select one or more that interest you.
  • To see all available university qualifications that may offer an articulation pathway, leave the selection at ‘All’.
  • If you are interested in courses at a particular university, use the Filter by university option.

View available WA TAFE to university articulation pathways.

  • A table of all available articulation pathways for the course(s) will then be generated.
  • Course codes are listed for the WA TAFE qualifications where more than one code is present, this is for the current and previous version of the qualification.
  • Follow the links provided alongside each university qualification, to visit the university’s website for information about what credit and/or advanced standing you may be eligible to receive.

The Defence Industry VET Steps to Uni resource has been developed in consultation with Western Australian TAFE colleges and universities as a guide only, to help guide options for further study in a Western Australian defence industry related field. Eligibility for credit or advanced standing is subject to the students’ application to the relevant university.

All information is subject to change without notice. The Department cannot take responsibility for any incorrect information provided by Western Australian TAFEs or universities, nor any issues that may arise relating to the articulation process. Students are encouraged to engage the relevant TAFE college or university before making any decisions based on the information in this website. Refer to the full Disclaimer statement for further information.