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326 Previous TAFE course commenced code

Description

A code which indicates whether the student had ever commenced a TAFE course other than a recreational/leisure/personal enrichment course prior to the first enrolment in the current course.

Details

Version:1.0
First year:1988
Last year:1988
Field name:PRIOR-TAFE
Element name:Previous TAFE course commenced code

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric)
Width:1

Classification

CODEMEANING
1Not a commencing student

A commencing student who prior to first enrolment in their current course:

CODEMEANING
2had never commenced a TAFE course other than a recreational/leisure/personal enrichment course
3had commenced a TAFE course other than a recreational/leisure/personal enrichment course
9A commencing student but no information on commencement of a TAFE course other than a recreational/ leisure/personal enrichment course prior to the first enrolment in the current course

Coding notes

SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING COLLECTION OF DATA:

Suggested wording on enrolment form:

Not counting recreational, leisure or personal enrichment courses, have you previously commenced a TAFE (Technical and Further Education) course at a TAFE college, technical college, evening college, institute of technology or other institution?

 
[ ] Yes [ ] No
 

Where information for this element is not being provided to the Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission in 1987, the code "1" is to be used if the student is not a commencing student and the code "9" if the student is a commencing student.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​11 January 1986