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Health professional trainee—level of education qualification currently enrolled in, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLevel of qualifying education certification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term699487
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The type of education certification of the registered training program that the health professional trainee is currently enrolled in, as represented by a code. 

Data Element Concept:Health professional trainee—level of education qualification currently enrolled in

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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
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ValueMeaning
1Certificate (Certificate I-IV)
2Advanced Diploma and Diploma
3Bachelor degree
4Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate
5Postgraduate degree
6Fellowship
10Supervised program for internationally trained health professional for Australian registration purposes
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7Not applicable
8Unknown
9Not stated/ inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1   Certificate (Certificate I-IV)

Includes Certificate IV, Statement of Attainment at Certificate IV level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate IV level, Certificate III, Statement of Attainment at Certificate III level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate III level, Certificate II, Statement of Attainment at Certificate II level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Certificate II level, Certificate I, and Statement of Attainment at Certificate I level.

CODE 2   Advanced Diploma and Diploma

Includes Advanced Diploma, Statement of Attainment at Advanced Diploma Level, Associate Degree, Statement of Attainment at Associate Degree level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree level, Diploma, Statement of Attainment at Diploma level, and Bridging and Enabling Course at Diploma level. Excludes Graduate Diploma.

CODE 3   Bachelor degree

Includes Bachelor (Honours) Degree, Bachelor (Pass) Degree, Statement of Attainment at Bachelor Degree level, and Bridging and Enabling Course at Bachelor Degree level.

CODE 4   Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate

Includes Graduate Diploma, Graduate Qualifying or Preliminary, Professional Specialist Qualification at Graduate Diploma level, Statement of Attainment at Graduate Diploma level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Graduate Diploma level, Graduate Certificate, Professional Specialist Qualification at Graduate Certificate level, Statement of Attainment at Graduate Certificate level, and Bridging and Enabling Course at Graduate Certificate level.

CODE 5   Postgraduate degree

Includes Higher Doctorate, Doctorate by Research, Doctorate by Coursework Professional Specialist Qualification at Doctoral Degree level, Statement of Attainment at Doctoral Degree level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Doctoral Degree level, Master Degree by Research, Master Degree by Coursework, Professional Specialist Qualification at Master Degree level, Statement of Attainment at Master Degree level, Bridging and Enabling Course at Master Degree level.

CODE 6 Fellowship

Includes certification as a Fellow of a specialist college. 

CODE 10 Supervised program for internationally trained health professional for Australian registration purposes

Includes supervision of internationally trained health professionals who enter a formal supervision program for the purposes of attaining Australian registration to practice in their field of qualification.

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The categories in this metadata item are based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Standard Classification of Education, Level of Education (ASCED) 2001.

CODE 1 Certificate (Certificate I-IV) maps to Broad Level, 5 Certificate Level of the ASCED

CODE 2 Advanced Diploma and Diploma maps to Broad Level 4, Advanced Diploma and Diploma of the ASCED

CODE 3 Bachelor Degree maps to Broad Level 3 Bachelor degree of the ASCED

CODE 4 Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate maps to Broad Level 2, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of the ASCED

CODE 5 Postgraduate degree maps to Broad Level 1 Postgraduate Degree level

CODE 6 Fellowship is not based on the ASCED

CODE 10 Supervised program for internationally trained health professional for Australian registration purposes is not based on the ASCED

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

Origin:Help on this term

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

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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Supersedes Health professional trainee—level of education qualification currently enrolled in, code N Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 27/11/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Hospital teaching and training activities cluster Health, Superseded 18/12/2019

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Hospital teaching and training activities cluster Health, Standard 18/12/2019

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