A code which identifies the field of education to which the course is classified
|Element name:||Field of education code|
|Units:||Code (numeric), left justified, with trailing zeros if needed|
|000000||Non-award course , BOTP, or OUA unit|
|010000 to 129999||Field of education code|
VET providers reporting the 4‑digit narrow field of education code consistent with those published on Opens in a new window: Training.gov.au should include two trailing zeros.
Applications and Offers only
Offer Details (OD)
HEPs / TACs - data is required in all submissions.
Preference Details (PD)
HEPs - data is required in both submissions.
TACs - data is required in detailed submissions but discretionary in preliminary submission.
For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
Higher Education Student:
- Course of Study (CO)
University Applications and Offers:
- Preference Details (PD)
- Offer Details (OD)
- Course of Study (VCO)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.
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