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Children's services field of qualification code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term325940
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 15/09/2007
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing children's services related field of qualification.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Teaching (early childhood related)
2Teaching (primary)
3Teaching (other)
4Children’s services
5Nursing (including Mothercraft Nursing)
6Other human welfare studies and services
7Behavioural science
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For a mapping of this value domain to the national standard for field of qualification follow this link: 'Field of qualification code mapping from NCSDD to CS'.

CODE 3 Teaching (other)

This field includes special education, and teaching English as a second language. 

CODE 4 Children’s services

All child care responses are coded to Children's Services. Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:

  • storytelling
  • infant and child care and development
  • early childhood research
  • understanding and guiding children’s behaviour
  • play and learning environment.

CODE 5 Nursing (including Mothercraft Nursing)  

This includes all nursing categories

CODE 6 Other human welfare studies and services

This field includes:

  • social work
  • youth work
  • Care for the Disabled
  • residential client care
  • counselling
  • welfare studies
  • human welfare studies and services.

CODE 7 Behavioural science 

This includes Psychology.

CODE 8 Other

This includes other children's services not classifiable in any of the above categories.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED) Cat. No. 1272.0. Canberra: ABS.

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Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person (employed)—education field of highest qualification, children's services code N[N] Community Services (retired), Superseded 21/05/2010

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