From 1 January 2015 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 at TAFE or with a private training organisation, completing an apprenticeship or skill set, certificate or diploma course.

Do you need a USI?

You will need a USI when you enrol or re-enrol in training from 1 January 2015 if you are a:

  • student enrolling in nationally recognised training for the first time, for example if you are studying at TAFE or with a private training organisation, completing an apprenticeship or skill set, certificate or diploma course;
  • school student completing nationally recognised training; or
  • student continuing with nationally recognised training.