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Person (employed)—highest level of qualification in employment field, children's services code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHighest level of qualification in employment field (children's services)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term325943
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 21/05/2010 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this term

The highest level of qualification a person employed in children's services has attained in a children's services related field, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person (employed)—highest level of qualification in employment field

Value domain attributes

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
ValueMeaning
1Post Graduate Degree
2Graduate diploma or graduate certificate
3Bachelor degree
4Advanced diploma
5Diploma
6Certificate Level III or IV
7Certificate Level I or II
88Other education
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termFor a mapping of this value domain to the national standard for level of highest educational attainment follow this link: 'Level of highest educational attainment code mapping from NCSDD to CS'.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This item is only applicable to paid contact workers/caregivers in child care and preschool services. Only workers identified as being ‘paid’ and as being ‘primary contact workers’ or ‘other contact workers’ should respond to this data element.

The qualification status of a worker relates to the worker’s currently held relevant qualifications, i.e. only completed qualifications should be reported.

CODE 5 Diploma

Associate Diplomas issued under the Register of Australian Tertiary Education should be reported under this code.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Children's Services Data Working Group.

Origin:Help on this term

Children's Services National Minimum Data Dictionary, AIHW 2005.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Person (employed)—level of highest qualification in employment field, early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Children's Services NMDS Community Services (retired), Superseded 21/05/2010

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