Early childhood education and care service delivery setting code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013|
|Definition:||A code representing settings for early childhood education and care services.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Centre-based—school
Centre-based—school, refers to child care services or preschool programs delivered on school grounds, using school facilities e.g. a building owned by the school.
CODE 2 Centre-based—other
Centre-based—other, refers to a non-residential building that was purpose-built or renovated for the purpose of delivering early childhood education and care services but is not located on the property of a State, Independent or Catholic school, e.g. child care centre, stand-alone preschool that is not part of a primary school.
CODE 3 Home-based—child’s home
Home-based—child’s home, refers to a private residential dwelling where the child lives.
CODE 4 Home-based—other
Home-based—other, refers to a private residential dwelling where a child care service or preschool program is delivered by someone other than the child’s parents, carers or guardians, e.g. a family day care caregiver’s house.
CODE 5 General community setting
General community setting, refers to a non-residential community infrastructure, facility or building that was not specifically built or developed for the provision of early childhood education and care services and is not part of a State, Independent or Catholic school, e.g. a park, community or scout hall, public library, etc.
CODE 8 Other setting
Other setting, refers to settings not covered by codes 1 to 5, such as mobile services which are attended at a specific location, rather than being delivered in settings such as a child's home.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Children's service delivery setting code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Standard 15/09/2007
Has been superseded by Early childhood education and care service delivery setting code N Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013