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Additional requirements for providers

Requirements for providers delivering to overseas students in Australia

ASQA is also a regulatory body for delivery of training by providers that are registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS), including those delivering English Language Intensive Courses to Overseas Students (ELICOS).

For more information on CRICOS/ELICOS requirements:

Requirements for VET Student Loans–approved providers

VET Student Loans commenced on 1 January 2017, replacing the VET FEE-HELP scheme. The new VET Student Loans program offers greater protection for students and greater focus on courses that address industry needs, creating better opportunities for employment. VET Student Loans offers income-contingent loan support to eligible students studying diploma-level and above VET qualifications.

Unique Student Identifier scheme

The Unique Student Identifier (USI) scheme allows students to access a single online repository of their VET achievements from the beginning of 2015.