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As a student of South Regional TAFE, the following electronic services are available. For password assistance, refer to Password Help section below.


Your TAFE account details are:

  • Username: Your Student ID                             
  • Default Password:  TafeDDMMYYYY                (where DDMMYYYY is your date of birth, e.g. Tafe25121999)
  • Email Address:  StudentID@tafe.wa.edu.au      

Your account:

  • is automatically provisioned the day after you enrol
  • provides access to on-campus computers, Wi-Fi, Office 365, One Drive, Blackboard and Library Research Resources listed below
  • is provided on the basis of the Conditions of Use below

To setup your account and enable you to recover your password, complete the steps outlined in the Setup Your Account section below.

Setup Your Account

Once your account is provisioned, please complete the setup process below to enable:

  • your online password reset facility
  • the One Drive mapping to H: drive on South Regional TAFE computers

Perform these steps to complete your account setup:

  • Logon to an on-campus computer
  • Click the OneDrive desktop icon
  • Click Next on this "Additional info required" page
  • Click the "Set it up now" links to enter your phone and/or email (ensuring at least one of the authentication options is configured and shown with a green tick)
  • Click Finish
  • Confirm that the "Your OneDrive is ready" message appears
  • Restart the computer to allow H: drive to appear
Password Help

Default Password

Your default password is TafeDDMMYYYY (where DDMMYYYY is your date of birth, e.g. Tafe25121999)

Forgotton Your Password?

Reset your password online at https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com Opens in a new windowOtherwise, call into the Library to reset your password.

Password Expired?

Your password will expire every 90 days. To change your password once it has expired, either:

Once you’ve changed your password, ensure you change all of your devices and applications.

Change Your Password

To change your password at any time, either:

Once you’ve changed your password, ensure you change all of your devices and applications that use your TAFE Account.

Password Lockout

To protect your account from security breaches, your account will be locked out if 5 failed login attempts occur within 15 minutes. Once locked, you will need to wait for 15 minutes before your account is unlocked so you can enter a correct password. If you need to reset your password, go to https://passwordreset.microsoftonline.com Opens in a new window.

If your account is being locked out, ensure that the password is correct on all of your devices for all relevant applications including Wi-Fi.

Password Policy

Your password must:

  • be changed at least every 90 days
  • be at least 8 characters long
  • not have been used previously​
  • not use any part of your name or username​​​
  • include characters from 3 of the following 4 character sets:
    • uppercase
    • lowercase
    • number
    • special character (eg. . !@#$%^&*())

Password Recommendations

To ensure security of your account, it is recommended that the password you choose has:

  • No names of anybody or anything associated with you (e.g. relatives, workmates, friends, pets), spelt either forward or backwards
  • No numbers associated with you (e.g. vehicle license plate number, telephone number, mobile phone number, street number), spelt either forward or backwards
  • No word found in an English or foreign language dictionary, spelt either forward or backwards
  • No place names, spelled either forward or backwards
  • No proper nouns, spelled either forward or backwards

Free wireless internet is available at all SRTAFE campuses in accordance with the Conditions of Use. The connection details are:

  • Wireless network name (SSID): SRTAFE
  • Username: Student ID or Staff ID
  • Password: Your TAFE Account password

For assistance, refer to the Wi-Fi Connect User Guide.

Office 365 is provided whilst you are enrolled and includes:

  • Outlook Email
  • One Drive File Storage
  • Online productivity applications, including Word Online and Excel Online
  • Microsoft Office for download and installation to your personal computer

To sign in, click Office 365 and logon using your TAFE Account
Upon completion of your studies, consider migrating to a Personal Office 365 account as your TAFE Office 365 account will close 3 months after your enrolment ceases. For questions and assistance, refer to Microsoft's FAQs at https://products.office.com/en-au/student/office-in-education.


An email address is automatically created for you upon enrolment.

To sign in, click Office 365


OneDrive (part of Office 365) is used to store your files and can be accessed with your TAFE Account using either:

  • a web browser by signing into Office 365 and selecting OneDrive
  • the OneDrive desktop icon from an on-campus computer
  • the OneDrive mobile app
  • the H: drive of an SRTAFE on-campus computer (the H: drive will only appear on an on-campus computer after completing the steps in the Setup Your Account section above)

To sign-in, click Blackboard and use your TAFE Account.

If you use Blackboard and do not attend at any campus, please complete the steps in the Setup Your Account section above to ensure you secure ongoing access to your TAFE Account.


There are currently two instances of Moodle as follows:

Logon to Moodle using your Moodle Account, details of which can be obtained from your lecturer or administration once you are enrolled in a Moodle unit.

Other learning management tools including Dental Assistant, Profile 21, LLN Robot, CDX Heavy Vehicle, and Rural Skills Australia are managed by your lecturer. If you need access to these applications, please contact them.


The library maintains various databases and online resources listed below. Should any of these services request a username and password please use your TAFE Account unless otherwise noted.


  • Supersearch Opens in a new window - search the catalogue AND the databases AND the eBooks packages at the same time!

Training Video Collections

  • ​​Kanopy Opens in a new window - thousands of training videos and documentaries
  • Safetyhub Opens in a new window - a range of Occupational Health and Safety videos
  • Lynda.com Opens in a new window - online video tutorials - please contact your lecturer to arrange access
  • ClickView - online training videos - please contact your lecturer to arrange access

Journal Article Databases

  • Ebsco Database Opens in a new window - a journal article database: subject areas include Automotive, Business, Computing, Education, Environment, Medical, Reference, Social Sciences
  • Proquest Central Opens in a new window - a journal article database: subject areas include Accounting, Banking, Business, Careers, Computing, Economics, Education, Finance, Health, Medical, Religion, Science and Telecommunications

ebook Collections


  • Australian Standards Opens in a new window - on-line access to electronic Australian Standards, including a selection of ISO and IEC standards. Single license only – please logout as soon as you have finished
  • NCC - Australian Building Codes Board Opens in a new window - Online access to the National Construction Codes – building regulations by all States and Territories (students and staff need to register individually on this website for online access. TAFE login is not required)
  • Cordell Information Opens in a new window - Project information designed to assist individuals and businesses who put estimates together.
  • Chemwatch Opens in a new window - MSDS and Chemicals Management information

Study Skills

Nursing and Health

  • Johanna Briggs Institute EBP Database Opens in a new window - the complete JBI EBP content set available via OvidSP which spans a range of medical, nursing, and healthcare specialties and includes evidence summaries, systematic reviews, best practice guidelines, and more.  A database of evidence-based practice information on different topics
  • Nursing Made Incredibly Easy series Opens in a new window - 33 ebooks you can read or download
  • Anatomy TV Opens in a new window - all the body's major systems shown in detail
  • Real Time Health - videos of patient narrative communication, or patient storytelling
  • Merck Manuals  - widely used credible medical resources for professionals and consumers

Literacy and Numeracy

  • Living in Australia Opens in a new window - an online ESL course (please contact your lecturer or library staff for the password)
  • World Wide English Opens in a new window - an online ESL course students (please contact your lecturer or library staff for the password)
  • English for Health Professionals Opens in a new window - an online ESL course for those wanting to study in health related fields (please contact your lecturer or library staff for the password)

Online Publications

  • Ask the Library Resource Centre staff about our range of digital newsletters, magazines and journals that can be delivered to your inbox. Some are relevant to your area of study, and some are of general or recreational interest.

Contact your library

Bunbury campus - phone 9780 7174 or email library@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Albany campus - phone 9892 8860 or email library.albany@srtafe.wa.edu.au


South Regional TAFE provides computing resources to assist students complete their studies and the use is a privilege.

Students are to use the resources in a responsible manner and respect the integrity of computer systems, networks and data, and the rules and regulations governing their use as detailed below.

  • All use of computer resources must be directly related to your course/qualification
  • You must not reveal your password to others nor use another person’s account
  • Installation of any software or hardware, or changing the configuration of any equipment is prohibited
  • You may not act in any way that may disrupt the use of the network or computing resources
  • Seeking to gain un-authorised access to college computer systems is prohibited
  • It is prohibited to use college services for malicious purpose
  • The use of college services for commercial activity is prohibited
  • You may not use college services to create, host or transmit material, or engage in activities that could cause offence to others
  • All information accessible via the network should be assumed to be private property
  • You must not use college services for any activities which contravene the laws of Australia or its states and territories, or of the destination country in the case of data being transmitted abroad

Monitoring of computer usage, including email and Internet use, is carried out regularly. South Regional TAFE reserves the right to retrieve any item/file on the computer system at any time, including email, and information accessed via the Internet.

Consequences for misuse/abuse of computing resources:

  • Warning
  • Loss of privilege to use computing resources
  • Referral to administration for discipline
  • Referral to authorities for legal processing

Depending on severity, the disciplinary process may include combinations of consequences.

Page last updated November 02, 2018