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Application Details (AD) file structure

Version Details

Version: 4.0
First Year: 2013
Last Year:

Elements on the Application Details (AD) file

Type of record and element name Element number Position Width Data type
Application identification code 700 1-20 20 Alphanumeric
Application status 701 21-21 1 Numeric
Date of birth 314 22-29 8 Date
Gender code 315 30-30 1 Alphanumeric
Citizen/resident indicator 358 31-31 1 Numeric
Location code of permanent home residence 320 32-36 5 Alphanumeric
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code 316 37-37 1 Numeric
Year of arrival in Australia 347 38-41 4 Alphanumeric
Language spoken at home code 348 42-45 4 Numeric
Surname 402 46-75 30 Text
Given name – first 403 76-90 15 Text
Given names – other 404 91-120 30 Text
Postal address – part 1 406 121-158 38 Text
Postal address – part 2 407 159-196 38 Text
Postal address – suburb/town 466 197-223 27 Text
Postal address – state code 467 224-226 3 Alphanumeric
Postal address – postcode 409 227-230 4 Alphanumeric
Postal address – country code 728 231-234 4 Numeric
Postal address – country name 468 235-254 20 Alphanumeric
Highest educational participation 493 255-260 6 Numeric
Prior postgraduate course; year 730 261-265 5 Numeric
Prior bachelor course; year 731 266-270 5 Numeric
Prior sub-degree course (HE); year 732 271-275 5 Numeric
Prior sub-degree course (VET); year 733 276-280 5 Numeric
Prior VET award course; year 734 281-285 5 Numeric
Prior secondary education course through VET sector; year 735 286-290 5 Numeric
Prior secondary education course at school; year 736 291-295 5 Numeric
Prior other qualification/ certificate; year 737 296-300 5 Numeric
Australian Year 12 result type code 702 301-302 2 Numeric
Tertiary Entrance Score 369 303-305 3 Numeric
International Baccalaureate aggregate score 710 306-307 2 Numeric
Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) 488 308-317 10 Alphanumeric

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