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Student Training and Enrolment Logistics Application - NAT Upload

Welcome to Student Training and Enrolment Logistics Application (STELA) NAT Upload system. STELA NAT Upload is an online application enabling training providers to report their South Australian VET activity in a format that complies with national and state reporting requirements.

All training activity reported through STELA will be submitted to NCVER for inclusion in the National VET Data collection.

Refer to our website for information on reporting your training activity in South Australia.


  • From November 2021, the monthly AVETMISS data cut-off date for payment purposes will no longer be COB third Tuesday of the month, rather it will now be COB second Friday of each month.

Browser Compatibility

Recommended browsers for STELA are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Note STELA is not compatible with Microsoft Edge.

Reporting Deadlines

Training providers delivering publicly funded training to South Australian students must report their VET Training Activity on a quarterly basis. Activity to be reported includes Government funded training, fee for service training and VET in Schools training.

Timelines for 2022 reporting are as follows:

QuarterTraining Activity DatesDeadline to Report to DIS
1 1 January - 31 March Friday 8 April 2022
2 1 January - 30 June Friday 8 July 2022
3 1 January - 30 September Friday 14 October 2022
4 1 January - 31 December Friday 27 January 2023

Where you are not able to meet these reporting deadlines, you are requested to contact the STELA helpdesk on the details below.

Help and Support

Refer to the STELA NAT Upload User Guide for detailed instructions on how to use STELA. 

If you are experiencing and issues with STELA or have a question, please contact the STELA Helpdesk:

Telephone: 1800 673 097 (9am - 5pm CST)

This system contains information that is confidential. Any unauthorised viewing, dissemination, distribution or copying of this information is strictly prohibited.

STELA Support

STELA NAT Upload User Guide

AVETMISS Reporting in SA

Useful Links

AVETMISS Reporting Guideline SA

NCVER Data Support Bulletin - June 2021

Request for Access to STELA

AVETMISS validation software (AVS)


Fact Sheets - AVETMISS

USI Fact Sheet - SA

USI Website 

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