Unit of study status code

Description

A code which categorises the status of a student's unit of study.

Format

Code category
Element (E)
Element #
355
Element Type
String
Width
1
Version Revision Date
Version
4.00
Years version active
2021
2022

Input Packets

Packets/Groups it appears in

Allowable Values

VALUE MEANING
1​ Withdrew without penalty ​
2​ Failed​
3​ Successfully completed all the requirements​
4​ Unit of study to be commenced later in the year or still in process of completing or completion status not yet determined​
5​ Recognition of prior learning (VET only)​
6 Withdrew due to medical reasons

If the student cites medical issues as the reason for their withdrawal from the unit of study, report ‘6’. This is regardless of the type, nature or severity of the issue reported by the student and irrespective of whether the student has or has not supplied the Provider with evidence of their medical circumstances.

All other withdrawals, including withdrawals before the census date, should be coded as ‘1’. Providers that do not collect reasons for withdrawal from a unit of study should code all withdrawals as ‘1’.

Higher Education Providers

Code ‘5’ is not applicable.

VET Providers

Refer to the Reporting RPL guide and the Glossary definition of Recognition of prior learning for further details.

VET students that do not complete the unit of study as the result of a tuition assurance transfer should be coded as ‘1’.