If you are a new training provider contact a UAN mentor to help you get started with understanding and implementing the UAN process and to establish an agreement with a Department for Innovation and Skills (DIS) funded Learner Support Services (LSS) provider.
For more information and to find UAN mentors and LSS providers, read the LSS Fact Sheet.
Upfront assessment of need process
Before you establish a training account it’s important that you establish eligibility, entitlement and conduct the upfront assessment of need process with every prospective student seeking access to a subsidised training place. An easy to follow visual map and guidelines will help you to understand what is contractually required.
Employment Service Provider Referral Training Form
An Employment service provider can refer a job seeker to a training provider using the Employment Service Provider Referral to Training Form.
Learning and Support Report
The report consolidates all elements and outcomes of the UAN process and confirms to the Department in real time that UAN process has been completed in full.
Complete the Learning and Support Report.
Core Skills Profile for Adults
The Core Skills Profile for Adults is an online literacy and numeracy assessment tool. To use the tool, visit Online Core Skills Profile for Adults login page.
To interpret the literacy and numeracy needs of an individual, complete the CSPA Interpretation Report.
Upfront assessment of need fact sheets
It important that prospective students and employers understand the benefits of the UAN and these fact sheets have been developed to help training providers explain it. This includes a fact sheet for employment service providers, jointly prepared by DIS and the Commonwealth Government, to help explain their responsibility when referring a job seeker to subsidised training.
Professional development workshop
A UAN workshop will be held in November to cover updates and changes to the ACER Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) online literacy and numeracy assessment tool.
The workshop, presented by Australian Centre for Educational Research (ACER) is aimed at staff in Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) who administer the literacy and numeracy assessment component of the UAN (known as LaNCA).
Registrations to attend the workshop in person are now at capacity.
Register for the online webinar.