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339 Equivalent Full-Time Student Load


The EFTSL value representing the student load for a unit of study


First year:2012
Last year:-
Field name:EFTSL
Element name:Equivalent Full-Time Student Load

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric


0000000001 to 1000000000
EFTSL value (e.g. 0.125 is coded 0125000000)

Coding notes

​An EFTSL is an equivalent full-time student load for a year.  It is a measure, in respect of a course of study, of the study load for a year of a student undertaking that course of study on a full-time basis.

VET Providers only:

For further information regarding the calculation of EFTSL value for RPL units of study, please refer to the Glossary of terms.

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Student Load Liability (LL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (RL)


  • Student Load Liability (VLL) & Revised Student Load/Liability (VRL)​

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

Change History

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

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