A numeric code which identifies the reason for a variation
|Element name:||Variation reason code|
|1||Remission due to special circumstances|
|2||Revised record due to administrative error|
|4||Deletions due to Administrative error|
|5||Additional record or new record reported for the first time|
For information about revisions, see the revisions guides.
Higher Education only
Variation reason code ‘1’ is only applicable for the Student Revisions (SR) submission. Code ‘1’ is not to be used on Past Course Completions (PS), OS-Help Revisions (OR) and SA-Help (SA) submissions.
VET Course Completions (VCC)
Variation reason codes ‘1’ and ‘2’ are not applicable for this submission
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
Higher Education Student:
- Student Revisions (SR)
- OS‑HELP Revisions (OR)
- Past Course Completion (PS)
- SA‑HELP (SA)
Higher Education Staff:
- Full Time & Fractional Full Time (FT)
- Actual Casual (CA)
- VET Student Revisions (VSR)
- VET Course Completions (VCC)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.
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