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VET Commonwealth Assisted Students – HELP Due (VDU) file structure

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Version: 3.0
First Year: 2012
Last Year:

Elements on the VET Commonwealth Assisted Students – HELP Due (VDU) file

Type of record and element name Element number Position Width Data type
Student identification code 313 1-10 10 Alphanumeric
Tax file number 416 11-21 11 Numeric
Date of birth 314 22-29 8 Numeric
Gender code 315 30 1 Alphanumeric
Course code 307 31-40 10 Alphanumeric
Student title 405 41-55 15 Alphanumeric
Student surname 402 56-85 30 Alphanumeric
Student given name – first 403 86-100 15 Alphanumeric
Student given name – others 404 101-130 30 Alphanumeric
Postal address – part 1 406 131-168 38 Alphanumeric
Postal address – part 2 407 169-206 38 Alphanumeric
Postal address – suburb/town 466 207-233 27 Alphanumeric
Postal address – state 467 234-236 3 Alphanumeric
Postal address – postcode 409 237-240 4 Alphanumeric
Postal address – country name 468 241-260 20 Alphanumeric
Address of permanent home residence – part 1 410 261-298 38 Alphanumeric
Address of permanent home residence – part 2 411 299-336 38 Alphanumeric
Residential address – suburb/town 469 337-363 27 Alphanumeric
Residential address – state 470 364-366 3 Alphanumeric
Address of permanent home residence – postcode 413 367-370 4 Alphanumeric
Residential address – country name 471 371-390 20 Alphanumeric
Filler 9 spaces N.A. 391-399 9 Alphanumeric
Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) 488 400-409 10 Alphanumeric

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