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724 Sector code


A code to identify the sector of a course and the funding source for a higher education course


Version: 6.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Element name: Sector code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (Alphanumeric)
Width: 1


1​ Higher education sector Commonwealth supported place​ Collection​​​​​​​​​
2​ Higher education sector Domestic Fee paying place​​
3 Vocational education and training (VET) sector​
4 Other (e.g. New Zealand institution)

Coding notes

HEPs / TACs - data is required in all submissions.

For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.

Higher education sector – a provider as listed in subdivision 16-b of the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and providers as determined by the Minister under section 16-35 of HESA.
The default value for Table A HEP providers would be ‘1’.

VET sector – Registered training organisations listed on training.gov.au.

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

Input files

University Applications and Offers:

  • Preference Details (PD)
  • Offer Details (OD)​

Change History

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

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