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Element 564 - Type of provider where VET study was undertaken


Element 564 was included in the Higher Education Student data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. The element was included in the VET FEE‑HELP data collection in 2009. It was modified in 2010 when the meaning of codes 21 and 29 were updated.

Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1

First year version applied Last year version applied Version Change Reason for change Notice date Issue date
2015 Current 4.00
  • Update to coding notes to clarify the reporting of this element as optional for VET providers.
  • Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade
  • Clarification for VET providers
  • Ministerial Notice document system upgrade
  • 31 Jul 2014
  • 22 May 2014
  • 31 Jul 2014
  • 22 May 2014
2012 2014 3.00 New versioning applied to data elements No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system. 11 Mar 2011 11 Mar 2011
2010 2011 1.3 Modified the meaning of:
  • Code 21: replaced High School or Australian Technical College with High Schools
  • Code 29: replaced Other Technical College with Other Registered Training Organisations
Clarification 26 Nov 2009 26 Nov 2009
2009 2009 1.1 Addition of coding notes of VET input files; and change to element description and code meanings to accommodate use by VET providers Introduction of VET FEE‑HELP 05 Dec 2008 05 Dec 2008
2008 2008 1.0 New element added to the higher education student data collection. To address changes to policy that strengthened credit transfer and articulation from VET to higher education. 19 Jul 2007 19 Jul 2007
Pre‑HESA: There is no earlier version of this element.

Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.

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