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560 Credit used value


A code which records the cumulative total EFTSL value of credit/RPL used at the reporting date towards the total requirements of the course, for all students with a commencement date of 2008 or later.


Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: CREDIT-USED
Element name: Credit used value

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width: 4


0000 A student commencing from 2008 onwards for whom no credit/RPL was used, or a student who commenced prior to 2008
0001 to 9999 A student commencing from 2008 onwards: the EFTSL value of the credit/RPL used at the reporting date towards the total requirements of the course over all its stages.

EFTSL value is expressed in thousandths (e.g. 0.125 is code 0125)

Coding notes

This elements should report the sum total value of all credit/RPL used by a student toward their current course, at the reporting date.

The value reported in this element must be less than or equal to the value reported in Element 565.

Credit used refers to credit/RPL allocated or applied to record units as completed against the course’s total requirements or to reduce the overall requirements for completing the course.

VET only

Reporting of data for this element is optional. VET providers may submit null values (spaces) instead of any of the listed codes

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

Input files

​Higher Education Student:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Enrolment Revisions (ER)

VET Student:

  • 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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