Element 566 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 along with reducing the range of available HEP codes for administration purposes. There have been no significant coding changes to this element since.
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|
|2014||2014||3.1||Corrected the classification code range||Document not updated earlier||27 Mar 2013||16 Oct 2013|
|2012||2013||3.00||New versioning applied to data elements||No change in requirements. Implementation of new document management system.||11 Mar 2011||11 Mar 2011|
|2009||2011||1.2||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|
|2009||2009||1.1||Range of available HEP codes has been reduced from 1000‑9998 to 1000‑6000||Codes from 7000 will be available for the administration of VET FEE‑HELP providers||28 May 2008||28 May 2008|
|2008||2008||1.0||Element added to the higher education student data.||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.