If you are undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a registered training organisation you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes studying with a private or Government training organisation, completing an apprenticeship or skill set, certificate or diploma course.
A USI gives you access to your online USI account which is made up of ten numbers and letters. It will look something like this: 3AW88YH9U5.
In time, your USI account will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards. Your results from 2020 will be available in your USI account in 2021. When applying for a job or enrolling in further study, you will often need to provide your training records and results. One of the main benefits of the USI is that you will have easy access to your training records and results throughout your life. You can access your USI account online from a computer, tablet or smart phone anywhere and anytime.
Department of Industry: Download the USI Student Fact Sheets
Department of Industry: Unique Student Identifier - Student Welcome
Department of Industry: Unique Student Identifier – Create your US