Course prior credit packet (VET)

Version Details

Version
1.00
Years
2021

The course prior credit packet is used to report the additional credit values and codes (E560 and E561) when credit is applied towards the requirements of the course for the student on more than one occasion. The credit values and codes for first time credit is applied towards a course are reported as part of the course admission packet. A provider may create as many additional course prior credit packets as necessary to add additional credits that are applied towards a course for the student.

Scope

Providers are required to report a course prior credit packet only when credit is applied to a course for a student on more than one occasion or from more than one source of credit (E560 and E561).

Structure and reporting requirement

Element Name Reporting requirement Deadline
*E560 Credit used value Optional if credit is used Within 14 days of the first census date linked to the course admission or 7 days of credit being applied to the student's course
*E561 Credit basis code Optional if credit is used Within 14 days of the first census date linked to the course admission or 7 days of credit being applied to the student's course

*These elements must be reported together when a new course prior credit packet is created

Uniqueness

Not applicable.

Revising data

Providers can revise any data submitted in a course prior credit packet.

TCSI Data Entry file upload

Course prior credits are updated on the Course admission file available for download on the course admissions group page.