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321 Highest prior qualification completed code

Description

A code indicating the qualification regarded by the student as the highest completed prior to first enrolment in the current course.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1988
Last year:1988
Field name:QUAL-COMPLETED
Element name:Highest prior qualification completed code

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zero if needed
Width:2

Classification

Where information for this element is not being provided to the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission in 1987, the code "01" is to be used if the student is not a commencing student and the code "99" if the student is a commencing student.

SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DATA:

The information required can be obtained from the student's response to the following question which also provides data required for the element "Year of completing final year of secondary education":

Highest educational qualification or attainment prior to this enrolment:

QualificationAdvanced education at CAE, institute of technology, institute of advanced education, teacher's college or other institutionUniversity
Completed a higher degree course: Ph.D., Higher Doctorate, Master's Degree or Postgraduate Diploma[ ][ ]
Completed Bachelor's Degree course (either pass or honours)[ ][ ]
Completed other Higher Education award course (leading to a Diploma, Associate Diploma, Certificate, etc.)[ ][ ]
Completed a TAFE award course at a TAFE college, technical college, institute of technology, or other institution. Do not include secondary education and recreational/leisure/personal enrichment courses.[ ]N/A
Undertook a final secondary education examination/assessment for a course undertaken at a secondary school[ ]In which year?
19[ ][ ]
Undertook a final secondary education examination/assessment for a course undertaken at a TAFE college, technical college, evening college or other non-school institution[ ]In which year?
19[ ][ ]
Other qualification or attainment lower than a final secondary education examination/assessment[ ]N/A

Coding notes

Where information for this element is not being provided to the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission in 1987, the code "01" is to be used if the student is not a commencing student and the code "99" if the student is a commencing student.

SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DATA:

The information required can be obtained from the student's response to the following question which also provides data required for the element "Year of completing final year of secondary education":

Highest educational qualification or attainment prior to this enrolment:

Qualification or attainmentAdvanced education at CAE, institute of technology, institute of advanced education, teacher's college or other institutionUniversity
Completed a higher degree course: Ph.D., Higher Doctorate, Master's Degree or Postgraduate Diploma[ ][ ]
Completed Bachelor's Degree course (either pass or honours)[ ][ ]
Completed other Higher Education award course (leading to a Diploma, Associate Diploma, Certificate, etc.)[ ][ ]
Completed a TAFE award course at a TAFE college, technical college, institute of technology, or other institution. Do not include secondary education and recreational/leisure/personal enrichment courses.[ ]N/A
Undertook a final secondary education examination/assessment for a course undertaken at a secondary school[ ]In which year?
19[ ][ ]
Undertook a final secondary education examination/assessment for a course undertaken at a TAFE college, technical college, evening college or other non-school institution[ ]In which year?
19[ ][ ]
Other qualification or attainment lower than a final secondary education examination/assessment[ ]N/A

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​1 November 1986