The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is an Australian-wide student number required by students who are completing nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET). A USI provides the capacity for students to track their accredited vocational education and training (VET) records online across all Australian states and territories.

A USI is a requirement to receive a Statement of Attainment or a Qualification.

Students can apply (at no cost) to the Commonwealth Government for a USI at: – It only takes a few minutes. You need to have an email address and your identification document with you as you create your USI.

You will need one of the following documents with you:

  • Driver’s Licence
  • Medicare Card
  • Australian Passport
  • Visa (with Non-Australian Passport) for International Students
  • Birth Certificate (Australian) *please note a Birth Certificate extract is not sufficient
  • Certificate of Registration by Descent
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • ImmiCard

Alternatively, you can authorise Five Star College to create a USI on your behalf by completing the relevant declarations on the enrolment form.

Remember to keep a record of your USI- it will keep all of your training records and results from any accredited training programs in one place.

Once you have a USI, you will need to let us know what it is, and give Five Star College permission to:

  • Verify your USI number
  • Update your USI record on the portal with the training you are doing
  • Update your personal details when required

To give your training provider permission:

  1. Log into your Student USI Portal
  2. Go to the Manage permissions tab
  3. Click on Add Organisation. Five Star College’s Organisation Number is 91171