The USI will be is available online and at no cost to the student. Allocated USIs will stay with each student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed from when the USI comes into effect on 1 January 2015.
The USI initiative will:
- Seamlessly link information about a student's VET achievements, regardless of where they studied
- Enable students to easily access secure digital transcripts of their achievements
- Give students access to, and more control over, their educational information