Unique Student Identifier (USI) requirements/Instructions
All students studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015 will be required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This USI will need to be submitted to Registered Training Organisation providing the qualification. (Refer to the Student Identifiers Act 2014 www.comlaw.gov.au).
How to set up a USI
Step 1 Visit the USI website at: www.usi.gov.au
Step 2 Select the ‘Create a USI’ link and follow the steps.
Step 3 Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
Step 4 Follow the instructions to create a USI – it should only take a few minutes.Upon completion, the USI will be displayed on the screen. It will also be sent to your preferred method of contact.
Step 5 You should then write down the USI, keep it somewhere handy and safe and send it on to your Recognised Training Organisation.