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Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

What's a USI?

A Unique Student Identifier (USI) number is a unique 10 character number which is linked to a student’s nationally recognised training records and results. A USI allows students to login to a central point to access training records and results. These records may take up to 12 months to appear due to annual RTO reporting requirements.

Do I need a USI?

As of 1 January 2015, it is a national requirement for all students enrolled in nationally recognised training with a registered training organisation to have a USI. By law, RTOs will be unable to issue a formal Certificate or Statement of Attainment to students who have not provided a USI.

To determine if your course is nationally recognised, look for the nationally recognised training logo in your course information.

Nationally Recognised Training

How do I get a USI?

Applying for a USI is a simple process which can be completed online in minutes. To apply for a USI visit www.usi.gov.au and select Create your USI.

You will need to provide the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Town/City of Birth
  • Country of Study
  • Contact Details
  • Country of Residence
  • Evidence of Identity

The USI will then be provided online immediately.

What's next?

Provide your USI to Australian College via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling us on 1300 783 283. We will then verify it for you and ensure that you receive the recognition that you deserve for your course.

Need some more information?

If you would like any assistance with the USI process, please contact student services on 1300 783 283 or visit www.usi.gov.au.

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