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VETRO for school students

Complete the UAN including VETRO for school students

Upfront assessment of need process including VETRO

From 1 July 2021 school students accessing VET courses commencing from 1 January 2022 will undertake the VET Readiness Orientation (VETRO) process. VETRO is triggered by a referral to training from a school to a training provider. On receipt of the referral, the training provider will conduct the upfront assessment of need in accordance with the updated UAN Guidelines (Incorporating VETRO for School Students) and the Process Map for Eligibility, Entitlement and Conducting VETRO.

Following eligibility and entitlement confirmation, training providers can proceed to conduct the assessment of need in accordance with the Upfront of Need Assessment (UAN) Guidelines. Training providers should ensure that they have read and understood how VETRO differs from the UAN to ensure they remain complaint under their Funded Activities Agreement.

To help training providers prepare for VETRO or for assistance after implementation, DIS has funded a VETRO Mentor Service delivered by the training providers who were part of the VETRO trial. For more information and contact details see the Mentor Contact List.

There are a range of tools, guides, fact sheets and webinar recordings to support you with the UAN and VETRO process in the Toolkit.

School Student Referral to VET form

A School Student Referral to VET form is required for any school student seeking to access subsidised training for course commencing 1 January 2022.

For information on how to use and complete the form refer to the instructional guide. On 1 July 2022 the version that will be linked to reporting functions for training providers in the Skills and Employment Portal will replace this practice version.

VETRO Reports

To help you manage all the information you receive through the School Student Referral to VET form, DIS have made VETRO Reports available through the Skills and Employment Portal. For more information on how to access and use the new reports to help you track, monitor, manage and create reports, watch the short instruction video and read the Frequently Asked Questions.