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What a Unique Student Identifier is and how to get one

USI From the start of 2015, all Australian students undergoing nationally recognised training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

In short a USI is a reference number made up of numbers and letters linked to a personal online account, with access to training records and results completed by a student from 1 January 2015 onwards. This means that an individual’s nationally recognised training and qualifications gained anywhere in Australia, from different training organisations, will be kept all together in a secure online record.

Do you need one?

If you are enrolling in a ChemCert course, or waiting for you Chemcert accreditation, you need to apply for a USI and provide it to us. Only after receiving a valid USI number from our students can we issue statement of attainments and ChemCert cards.

If you don't have a USI you will not receive your qualification until you have provided one.

How to get a USI

Creating a USI is free and simple. Follow this link to the government dedicated website, make sure to have all the documents needed, and follow the prompts.


If you need more information about Unique Student Identifier you can check the official website or give us a call on 1800 444 228.