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561 Details of prior study for which credit/RPL was offered

Description

A code that records the nature of the study for which credit /RPL was offered, for all students with a commencement date of 2008 or later.

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2009
Last year: 2011
Field name: CREDIT-BASIS
Element name: Details of prior study for which credit/RPL was offered

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 4

Classification

CODE MEANING
0000 No credit/RPL was offered
0100 Credit/RPL was offered for prior higher education study only
0200 Credit/RPL was offered for prior VET study only
0300 Credit/RPL was offered for a combination of prior higher education and VET study
0400 Credit/RPL was offered for study undertaken at an education provider outside Australia
0500 Credit/RPL was offered for work experience undertaken inside or outside Australia
0600 Other

Coding notes

If 0100 element 566 must be recorded.

If 0200 elements 562, 563 and 564 must be recorded.

If 0300 element 566 and elements 562, 563 and 564 must be recorded.

Where credit/RPL was offered on a combination of codes (other than a combination of higher education and VET), then the code to be assigned is for the study contributing most toward the total credit.

Where credit/RPL offered on a combination of codes is equal:

  • If VET is included, report the VET EFTSL
  • If VET is not included, report the total EFTSL for credit offered as “other” 0600

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)

VET Student:

  • VET Student Enrolment (VEN)

Change History

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


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