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384 Total amount charged


Amount charged for the unit of study.


Version: 1.0
First year: 2006
Last year: 2008
Field name: AMT-CHARGED
Element name: Total amount charged

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Numeric, right justified, with leading or trailing zeros if needed
Width: 8


00000000 Nil liability
00000001 to 99999999 Amount charged, including cents

Coding notes

Amounts for exempt students need to be reported as 00000000. For FEE-HELP undergraduate courses and VET FEE-HELP courses this must exclude the 20% Loan Fee which is reported separately in Element 529 (Loan fee).

Values less than 10000000 must have leading and trailing zeros, NOT spaces. For example, $585 is to be expressed as “00058500” and $585:45 is to be expressed as “00058545”.

If the student is in an Employer reserved place/restricted access place, the amount charged must only be the amount charged of the student. It must not include the employer contribution amount.

A student’s HECS-HELP status is determined by assessing the status of all units of study undertaken, within a given course of study, on a given census date.

HECS-HELP eligible students who have deferred all or part of their student contribution amount for any unit of study, within a course of study, on a particular census date, must be reported as deferred (Element 490 (Student status) codes 110 or 201) for all units of study undertaken as a HECS-HELP student, in that course of study, on that census date.

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

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Student Load/Liability (LL)

Change History

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

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