Element E562 - Field of education of prior VET study for which credit/RPL was offered
A code that records details of the field of education of the VET study for which credit/RPL was offered, for all students with a commencement date of 2008 or later.
Packets/Groups it appears in:
|Code category||Element (E)|
|Version Revision Date:|
|Years version active:||2019|
|0000||No credit was offered for VET|
|0100 - 1299||Field of Education Classification|
Where the student has more than one VET qualification or period of study, the details should be recorded for whichever qualification or study contributed the most credit.
Reporting of data for this element is optional. VET providers may submit null values (spaces) instead of any of the listed codes
Element 562 was included in the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009. There have been some minor changes to codes for correction since.
Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1
|First year version applied||Last year version applied||Version||Change||Reason for change||Notice date||Issue date|
||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2009||2011||1.10||Addition of coding notes of VET input files; and change to element description and code meanings to accommodate use by VET providers||Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP||05 Dec 2008||05 Dec 2008|
|2008||2008||1.0||New element added to the higher education student data collection.||To address changes to policy that strengthened credit transfer and articulation from VET to higher education.||19 Jul 2007||19 Jul 2007|
|Pre‑HESA: There is no earlier version of this element.|
Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.