FAQ’s

Question?
What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and why do I need it?

Answer:
RIW and RISI course require  Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a Unique number issued by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) to each individual.
In Accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) From 1st January 2015 each student will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to undertaking training with an (RTO) Registered Training Organisation , to obtain you certificate or qualification from the registered training organisation RTO when studying nationally recognised training in Australia you must have a USI.

URS cannot provide training to students who do not have a (USI), in fact the USI must be entered on the registration form prior to undertaking any training.

The following video and website provides students with a general overview of the (USI) initiative including how students can create their USI’s.

To register for your USI, and for more information, please visit http://www.usi.gov.au/

100 POINT ID CHECK (TfNSW) http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/professional-drivers/licences/100-point-check-proving-your-identity

Can anyone get the RIW Card??

  • All persons wishing to work in the rail environment must:
    • Have a current Health Assessment meeting their rail safety work risk category (in accordance with the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers)
  • Have completed successfully the Rail Industry Safety Induction and
    • Be employed by an Australian rail organisation or by a company that is contracted by an Australian rail organisation to undertake specific work in the rail corridor. Individuals can not get an RIW card without an ABN or a sponsoring Company.

100 POINT ID CHECK (SAFEWORK NSW) http://www.safework.nsw.gov.au/licences-and-registrations/licences/evidence-of-identity

AUTHORISED MEDICAL PRACTIONERS http://railindustryworker.com.au/health-professionals

HOW TO GET AN RIW/RISI CARD http://pegasus.net.au/upload/RIW/ARA_RailIndustryWorker_InfoSheet_HowTo.pdf

RAIL INDUSTRY WORKER WEBSITE http://railindustryworker.com.au

TfNSW WEBSITE http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au

RAILSAFE WEBSITE https://railsafe.org.au

www.ara.net.au

www.rtaa.org.au

www.railexpress.com.au

www.railcareers.net.au

www.tracksafefoundation.com.au

www.rissb.com.au

http://www.raildirectory.com.au