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446 Variation reason code

Description

A numeric code which identifies the reason for a variation

Details

Version: 3.1
First year: 2012
Last year: -
Field name: VAR-REASON-CODE
Element name: Variation reason code

Code format:

Data Type: Integer
Units: Numeric
Width: 1

Classification

CODE MEANING
1 Remission due to special circumstances
2 Revised record due to administrative error
4 Deletions due to Administrative error
5 Additional record or new record reported for the first time

Coding notes

For information about revisions, see the revisions guides.

Higher Education:

Variation reason code ‘1’ is only applicable for the Student Revisions (SR) submission. Code ‘1’ is not to be used on Past Course Completions (PS), OS-Help Revisions (OR) and SA-Help (SA) submissions.

VET FEE-HELP:

VET Course Completions (VCC)

Variation reason codes ‘1’ and ‘2’ are not applicable for this submission

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Student Revisions (SR)
  • OS‑HELP Revisions (OR)
  • Past Course Completion (PS)
  • SA‑HELP (SA)

Higher Education Staff:

  • Full Time & Fractional Full Time (FT)
  • Actual Casual (CA)

VET FEE‑HELP:

  • VET Student Revisions (VSR)
  • VET Course Completions (VCC)

Change History

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


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