Why do we collect your DOB?

We collect, hold, and use your date of birth for the following purposes:

  • verifying your identity;
  • may be required by law for the purpose of reporting to Commonwealth, State, and Territory government agencies for planning, evaluative, administrative, and funding purposes.
Kaplan Professional will handle your personal information in accordance with Kaplan’s Privacy Policy, which is available on Kaplan Professional’s website
What is a USI and why do we collect this?

Your USI (Unique Student Identifier) is your individual education number for life. It also creates an online record of your Australian training achievements.
You need a USI if you are:

  • undertaking Nationally Recognised Training
  • a higher education student seeking Commonwealth financial assistance (eg a HECS-HELP loan)
  • a higher education student graduating in 2023 or beyond.
For more details access the USI website: