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575 Study Reason Identifier


Study Reason Identifier identifies the student’s main reason for study


Version: 3.0
First year: 2012
Last year: -
Field name: StudyReason
Element name: Study Reason Identifier

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 2


00 Not a commencing student

A commencing student whose main reason for study is:

01 To get a job
02 To develop my existing business
03 To start my own business
04 To try for a different career
05 To get a better job or promotion
06 It was a requirement of my job
07 I wanted extra skills for my job
08 To get into another course of study
11 Other reasons
12 For personal interest or self-development
99 No information provided

Coding notes

Study Reason Identifier is intended as a self-assessment response by the student and should not be determined by the VET provider.

Study Reason Identifier must be a valid code.

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

Input files


  • VET Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

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

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