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2016 VET student data

All 2016 VET student data is due to be reported by 13 January 2017.

This includes all records not yet reported for:

  • units of study with a census date in 2016; and
  • a completion status for every unit of study, with updates to units reported with a status of "in progress"
  • courses completed in 2016

All outstanding revisions must also be reported by this date.

VET FEE‑HELP Reporting Q & A

Answers to your questions raised during our recent webinar are now available on our Reporting your final 2016 VET FEE‑HELP submissions - webinar questions page.

What do I do if my Unit of Study Completions file fails validation?

A unit of study completions cheat sheet has been developed to help you correct errors with your data so your submission can be received by HEIMS.

Key Dates and Deadlines


2017 Commonwealth Scholarship offers – offers made up to 22 January

Remember! Submit your data about commencing students within 15 days of the census date
Commonwealth Scholarships toolkit | Commonwealth Scholarships submission


Final deadline for verification of all 2016 VET student and completions data

Verification of 2016 full year data commences on 13 January 2017 with checking and sign off of data no later than 1 February 2017 - see the Checking & verifying your data toolkit

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