What is a Statement of Attainment?
A Statement of Attainment is a document which shows the nationally recognised unit(s) of competency
that a student has completed through their training.
What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI)?
A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a reference number, made up of numbers and letters. It is a
requirement, Australia-wide, that all candidates undertaking nationally recognised training will
need a USI in order to obtain their certificate or qualification from a Registered Training
Organisation (RTO). A USI gives students access to their online USI account which will help keep
all your nationally recognised training records together. Candidates can access their USI account
online from a computer, tablet or smart phone anywhere and anytime.
I’m a Teacher – Why do I need a USI?
In regards to vocational training, the term ‘student’ refers to any candidate enrolled
into training course, regardless of age or occupation.
School teachers undertaking compliance training at work, for work, or for personal knowledge, are
What is the difference between a Resuscitation (Award) Certificate and a HLTAID001 Provide
A Resuscitation award is a ‘non accredited’ certificate, which awarded through training
completed by a Royal Life Saving NSW Facilitator. It does not lead to a qualification recognised
within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
The unit of competency HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, however, is a nationally
recognised qualification under the AQF, and can only be issued by a Registered Training
Organisation (RTO). This course can be delivered by a Royal Life Saving NSW Trainer and Assessor,
but not through Royal Life Saving NSW’s Facilitator network.
While many industries may still recognise a Royal Life Saving NSW Resuscitation Award to fulfil the
requirements of compliance training, some industries will require a nationally recognised unit to