Mode of attendance code

Description

A code which identifies the mode of attendance by which the student undertakes a unit of study OR the mode of attendance for a preference or offered course as indicated by an applicant

Format

Code category
Element (E)
Element #
329
Element Type
String
Width
1
Version Revision Date
Version
7.00
Years version active
2021
2022

Allowable Values

VALUE MEANING
1 Internal Mode of Attendance at an on‑shore or off‑shore campus (includes classroom based)
2 External Mode of Attendance at an on‑shore or off‑shore campus (includes electronic based, on line and correspondence)
3 Multi‑modal Mode of Attendance
6 Employer based (VET providers only)

Higher Education Only

VALUE MEANING
4 Completed course for which ALL units of study have been completed either solely through the Open Universities Australia (OUA) or through the OUA and another Higher Education provider
7 Completed course for which ALL units of study have been completed through one or more higher education providers, other than OUA
5 Award granted on the basis of submission of original work which is not the result of supervised candidature within the Higher Education provider

Additional Information

Higher Education only

If a student is attending an off-shore campus as an internal student at that campus, they are to be coded “1”, not “2”.

For aggregated award completions, the code to be assigned for mode of attendance relates to the final year of attendance.

Applications and Offers only

The codes ‘4’, ‘5’ and ‘7’ are not applicable to this collection.

When no information is available on an applicant’s mode of attendance preference but:

  • the course itself only provides internal attendance options, report as “1”
  • the course itself only provides external attendance options, report as “2”
  • the course provides both internal and external attendance options do not report a value

HEPs/ TACs

Data for both Course Offers and Course Preferences are optional in all submissions.