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366 v3.0 Prior other qualification/certificate; year

Description

A code which identifies whether a student had commenced and/or completed some other qualification or certificate of attainment or competence; and the last year in which the requirements for the qualification or certification were completed.

Details

Version:3.0
First year:2000
Last year:2004
Field name:PRIOR-OTHER-QUAL
Element name:Prior other qualification/certificate; year

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width:5

Classification

CODEMEANING
00000Overseas Student
00100Domestic student but not a commencing student

A commencing domestic student and:

CODEMEANING
10000did not have some other qualification or certificate of attainment or competence
2YYYYdid have some other qualification or certificate of attainment or competence and the last year in which the requirements for the qualification or certification were completed was YYYY
99999there was no information on prior other qualification/certificate

Coding notes

YYYY is replaced by the last year in which the requirements for the qualification or certification were completed. If no information is available for year, code as "29999".

If data are reported for overseas students, DESTPAC will identify such students using Element 358 (Citizen/resident indicator) and will ignore the data during edit validations and the data for them will be re‑coded as "00000" when data are loaded to DEST's database.

*If data other than "00100" are reported for non‑commencing domestic students, DESTPAC will ignore the data during edit validations.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​​11 November 1998; *rev 8 October 2001