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329 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

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: ATTENDANCE-MODE
Element name: Mode of attendance code

Code format:

Data Type: Character
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 1

Classification

CODE 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)
4

Higher Education Only – Course Completions
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

5 Award granted on the basis of submission of original work which is not the result of supervised candidature within the Higher Education Provider.

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DEEWR datasets but were NOT reported by Higher Education Provider:

CODE MEANING
9
No information

Higher Education Data Collection only:

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

For the Past Course Completions File, the code to be assigned for mode of attendance relates to the final year of attendance.

Codes 4 and 5 are only to be used for reporting data in the Past Course Completions File.

Applications and Offers Data Collection only:

HEPs - Provision of data is discretionary in both submissions (TACs - Provision of data is discretionary in both preliminary and detailed submissions).

The codes ‘4’ and ‘5’ 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 report as "b"

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Student Load/Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (RL)
  • Past Course Completions (PS)

Applications and Offers:

  • Offer Details (OD)
  • Preference Details(PD)

VET:

  • Student Load/Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (VRL)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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