Learning support

Free support sessions are available to help you succeed. Assistance is available in maths, computer skills, spelling and punctuation, understanding assessments, assignment writing, research and referencing. Pop in to see our friendly team.

Our Learning Support team provides a free and confidential service designed to help you build the skills you need to be successful at SWTAFE.

The teachers are a friendly team who can help students with all aspects of their study.  We offer one-on-one tutoring, classroom-based support, 24-hour support with Studiosity and drop-in sessions, so you can get the help you need, whenever you need it.  

We can help you with:

  • Assignment and essay writing
  • Referencing and research skills
  • Mathematics
  • Computer skills
  • Spelling and punctuation
  • Understanding assessments
  • Effective reading and note-taking
  • Presentations
  • Interpreting assignment questions
  • English language skills

Drop into one of our free & friendly sessions or book an appointment


  • Monday to Friday: 10am - 1pm drop-in by availability (appointment recommended) or 1.30pm - 4pm by appointment
  • Monday to Thursday: 12pm - 1pm drop-in study sessions

Phone: 5564 8932 or 0468 566 070

Portland - call 5521 0444 

  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 3.30pm (appointment is recommended)

Phone: 5521 0444

Hamilton - call 5551 4144

  • Flexible hours, so an appointment is recommended

Phone: 5551 4144


  • Flexible hours, so an appointment is recommended

Phone: 5564 8589

Contact the Learning Support Unit (LSU)

We're here for one-on-one support sessions or advice.

  • Call the LSU Team Leader on 5564 8932 or 0468 566 070
  • Call customer service on 1300 648 911
  • Email: matt.hoey@swtafe.edu.au

Study help anywhere, anytime with Studiosity 

Get instant study help online after hours or writing support whenever you need it, FREE for SWTAFE students. Studiosity is a tool you can use to have work reviewed and gain valuable feedback in less than 24 hours.

If you need help with English, maths, science, accounting, assignment writing, or just want a study coach, then Studiosity is your first port of call.  Receive written feedback, live chat over text or communicate over email. It’s available when you need it 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can use Studiosity via Connect Live or Writing Feedback.

Connect Live 24/7 provides on-demand study help where you are able to receive support from a real person via an interactive classroom - with chat, collaborative whiteboard, and file sharing. You can ask questions, send documents and have a tutor coach you through to an appropriate answer.

Writing Feedback provides written detailed feedback on assignments within 24 hours. Simply upload your work to the portal and receive detailed feedback in your inbox the next day. Our tutors will be able to help with assignment structure, grammar, and English skills.

Both Connect Live and Writing Feedback are available FREE to students via SWTAFE Online (Moodle) using your normal SWTAFE log in details.