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Element 566 - Credit /status Higher Education provider code


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
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
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.

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