Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nationally Recognised Training?

Is there a legal requirement for an organisation/employer to conduct safety training?

What safety training does the NSCA offer?

What is a Unique Student Identifier?

I am a NSCA Foundation Member. How do I receive my membership discount on public training?  

Where do I enter my NSCA Foundation Member Coupon / Discount code? 

I would like to receive a discount on training and become a member of the NSCA Foundation. How do I apply? 

Can I incorporate my business policies and procedures?


What is Nationally Recognised Training?

Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) is that which is conducted by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) under the VET Quality Framework. All certificates issued for NRT will include an NRT logo.

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Is there a legal requirement for an organisation/employer to conduct safety training?

All safety legislation in Australia requires a Person in Control of a Business or Undertaking (PCBU)/Employer to provide safe working areas and training for their workers/employees in which to conduct their duties in a safe manner.  For some industries, workplaces and roles this may require specific training E.g. Forklift Divers, workplace fire & emergency training and health and safety representative training.

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What safety training does the NSCA offer?

The NSCA offers a complete range of safety training from awareness courses to the Diploma in WHS. Our public training calendar outlines what courses are available in each state. 

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What is a Unique Student Identifier?

From 1 January 2015 ALL participants undertaking nationally recognised training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). It is free and easy for students to create their own USI’s online. To apply for a USI and for information regarding the USI system, please visit: www.usi.gov.au. From 1 January 2015 no statement of attainments or qualifications can be issued without having a USI recorded.

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I am a NSCA Foundation Member. How do I receive my membership discount on public training?

NSCA Foundation Members will need to enter their coupon/discount code when registering for a public training course. If you haven't received your coupon code please contact the membership team on 1800 655 510 or email membership@nsca.org.au.

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Where do I enter my NSCA Foundation Member Coupon /Discount code?

On the Enrolment page - step number 4 requests users to enter their Coupon/Discount Code. Please enter your unique NSCA Foundation Member code in this field and your discount on public training will be automatically applied to your booking.

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I would like to receive a discount on training and become a member of the NSCA Foundation. How do I apply? 

All NSCA Foundation Members receive up to a 15% on public training. To apply to become a NSCA Foundation Member please contact the membership team on 1800 655 510 or email membership@nsca.org.au

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Can I incorporate my businesses policies and procedures?

Yes you can when the training is for your staff only or is onsite at your place of business; in fact we encourage you to use your businesses policies and procedures, documents etc. to make the training more relevant.

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