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Contents >> Mnemonic Index >> QALFP - Non-School Qualification: Field of Study

QALFP Non-School Qualification: Field of Study - 2nd Release

This variable is coded using the Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). It describes the field of study of a person’s highest completed non-school qualification. For qualification level see QALLP.

Applicable to:    Persons aged 15 years and over who stated a qualification

01    Natural and Physical Sciences

0100    Natural and Physical Sciences, n.f.d.
    010000    Natural and Physical Sciences, n.f.d.

0101    Mathematical Sciences
    010100    Mathematical Sciences, n.f.d.
    010101    Mathematics
    010103    Statistics
    010199    Mathematical Sciences, n.e.c.

0103    Physics and Astronomy
    010300    Physics and Astronomy, n.f.d.
    010301    Physics
    010303    Astronomy

0105    Chemical Sciences
    010500    Chemical Sciences, n.f.d.
    010501    Organic Chemistry
    010503    Inorganic Chemistry
    010599    Chemical Sciences, n.e.c.

0107    Earth Sciences
    010700    Earth Sciences, n.f.d.
    010701    Atmospheric Sciences
    010703    Geology
    010705    Geophysics
    010707    Geochemistry
    010709    Soil Science
    010711    Hydrology
    010713    Oceanography
    010799    Earth Sciences, n.e.c.

0109    Biological Sciences
    010900    Biological Sciences, n.f.d.
    010901    Biochemistry and Cell Biology
    010903    Botany
    010905    Ecology and Evolution
    010907    Marine Science
    010909    Genetics
    010911    Microbiology
    010913    Human Biology
    010915    Zoology
    010999    Biological Sciences, n.e.c.

0199    Other Natural and Physical Sciences
    019900    Other Natural and Physical Sciences, n.f.d.
    019901    Medical Science
    019903    Forensic Science
    019905    Food Science and Biotechnology
    019907    Pharmacology
    019909    Laboratory Technology
    019999    Natural and Physical Sciences, n.e.c.

02    Information Technology

0200    Information Technology, n.f.d.
    020000    Information Technology, n.f.d.

0201    Computer Science
    020100    Computer Science, n.f.d.
    020101    Formal Language Theory
    020103    Programming
    020105    Computational Theory
    020107    Compiler Construction
    020109    Algorithms
    020111    Data Structures
    020113    Networks and Communications
    020115    Computer Graphics
    020117    Operating Systems
    020119    Artificial Intelligence
    020199    Computer Science, n.e.c.

0203    Information Systems
    020300    Information Systems, n.f.d.
    020301    Conceptual Modelling
    020303    Database Management
    020305    Systems Analysis and Design
    020307    Decision Support Systems
    020399    Information Systems, n.e.c.

0299    Other Information Technology
    029900    Other Information Technology, n.f.d.
    029901    Security Science
    029999    Information Technology, n.e.c.

03    Engineering and Related Technologies

0300    Engineering and Related Technologies, n.f.d.
    030000    Engineering and Related Technologies, n.f.d.

0301    Manufacturing Engineering and Technology
    030100    Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    030101    Manufacturing Engineering
    030103    Printing
    030105    Textile Making
    030107    Garment Making
    030109    Footwear Making
    030111    Wood Machining and Turning
    030113    Cabinet Making
    030115    Furniture Upholstery and Renovation
    030117    Furniture Polishing
    030199    Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

0303    Process and Resources Engineering
    030300    Process and Resources Engineering, n.f.d.
    030301    Chemical Engineering
    030303    Mining Engineering
    030305    Materials Engineering
    030307    Food Processing Technology
    030399    Process and Resources Engineering, n.e.c.

0305    Automotive Engineering and Technology
    030500    Automotive Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    030501    Automotive Engineering
    030503    Vehicle Mechanics
    030505    Automotive Electrics and Electronics
    030507    Automotive Vehicle Refinishing
    030509    Automotive Body Construction
    030511    Panel Beating
    030513    Upholstery and Vehicle Trimming
    030515    Automotive Vehicle Operations
    030599    Automotive Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

0307    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology
    030700    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    030701    Mechanical Engineering
    030703    Industrial Engineering
    030705    Toolmaking
    030707    Metal Fitting, Turning and Machining
    030709    Sheetmetal Working
    030711    Boilermaking and Welding
    030713    Metal Casting and Patternmaking
    030715    Precision Metalworking
    030717    Plant and Machine Operations
    030799    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

0309    Civil Engineering
    030900    Civil Engineering, n.f.d.
    030901    Construction Engineering
    030903    Structural Engineering
    030905    Building Services Engineering
    030907    Water and Sanitary Engineering
    030909    Transport Engineering
    030911    Geotechnical Engineering
    030913    Ocean Engineering
    030999    Civil Engineering, n.e.c.

0311    Geomatic Engineering
    031100    Geomatic Engineering, n.f.d.
    031101    Surveying
    031103    Mapping Science
    031199    Geomatic Engineering, n.e.c.

0313    Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology
    031300    Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    031301    Electrical Engineering
    031303    Electronic Engineering
    031305    Computer Engineering
    031307    Communications Technologies
    031309    Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance
    031311    Powerline Installation and Maintenance
    031313    Electrical Fitting, Electrical Mechanics
    031315    Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
    031317    Electronic Equipment Servicing
    031399    Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

0315    Aerospace Engineering and Technology
    031500    Aerospace Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    031501    Aerospace Engineering
    031503    Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
    031505    Aircraft Operation
    031507    Air Traffic Control
    031599    Aerospace Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.

0317    Maritime Engineering and Technology
    031700    Maritime Engineering and Technology, n.f.d.
    031701    Maritime Engineering
    031703    Marine Construction
    031705    Marine Craft Operation
    031799    Maritime Engineering and Technology, n.e.c.


0399    Other Engineering and Related Technologies
    039900    Other Engineering and Related Technologies, n.f.d.
    039901    Environmental Engineering
    039903    Biomedical Engineering
    039905    Fire Technology

    039907    Rail Operations
    039909    Cleaning
    039999    Engineering and Related Technologies, n.e.c.

04    Architecture and Building

0400    Architecture and Building, n.f.d.
    040000    Architecture and Building, n.f.d.

0401    Architecture and Urban Environment
    040100    Architecture and Urban Environment, n.f.d.
    040101    Architecture
    040103    Urban Design and Regional Planning
    040105    Landscape Architecture
    040107    Interior and Environmental Design
    040199    Architecture and Urban Environment, n.e.c.

0403    Building
    040300    Building, n.f.d.
    040301    Building Science and Technology
    040303    Building Construction Management
    040305    Building Surveying
    040307    Building Construction Economics
    040309    Bricklaying and Stonemasonry
    040311    Carpentry and Joinery
    040313    Ceiling, Wall and Floor Fixing
    040315    Roof Fixing
    040317    Plastering
    040319    Furnishing Installation
    040321    Floor Coverings
    040323    Glazing
    040325    Painting, Decorating and Sign Writing
    040327    Plumbing
    040329    Scaffolding and Rigging
    040399    Building, n.e.c.

05    Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies

0500    Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, n.f.d.
    050000    Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, n.f.d.

0501    Agriculture
    050100    Agriculture, n.f.d.
    050101    Agricultural Science
    050103    Wool Science
    050105    Animal Husbandry
    050199    Agriculture, n.e.c.

0503    Horticulture and Viticulture
    050300    Horticulture and Viticulture, n.f.d.
    050301    Horticulture
    050303    Viticulture

0505    Forestry Studies
    050501    Forestry Studies

0507    Fisheries Studies
    050700    Fisheries Studies, n.f.d.
    050701    Aquaculture
    050799    Fisheries Studies, n.e.c.

0509    Environmental Studies
    050900    Environmental Studies, n.f.d.
    050901    Land, Parks and Wildlife Management
    050999    Environmental Studies, n.e.c.

0599    Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
    059900    Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, n.f.d.
    059901    Pest and Weed Control
    059999    Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, n.e.c.

06    Health

0600    Health, n.f.d.
    060000    Health, n.f.d.

0601    Medical Studies
    060100    Medical Studies, n.f.d.
    060101    General Medicine
    060103    Surgery
    060105    Psychiatry
    060107    Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    060109    Paediatrics
    060111    Anaesthesiology
    060113    Pathology
    060115    Radiology
    060117    Internal Medicine
    060119    General Practice
    060199    Medical Studies, n.e.c.


0603    Nursing
    060300    Nursing, n.f.d.
    060301    General Nursing
    060303    Midwifery
    060305    Mental Health Nursing

    060307    Community Nursing
    060309    Critical Care Nursing
    060311    Aged Care Nursing
    060313    Palliative Care Nursing
    060315    Mothercraft Nursing and Family and Child Health Nursing
    060399    Nursing, n.e.c.

0605    Pharmacy
    060501    Pharmacy

0607    Dental Studies
    060700    Dental Studies, n.f.d.
    060701    Dentistry
    060703    Dental Assisting
    060705    Dental Technology
    060799    Dental Studies, n.e.c.

0609    Optical Science
    060900    Optical Science, n.f.d.
    060901    Optometry
    060903    Optical Technology
    060999    Optical Science, n.e.c.

0611    Veterinary Studies
    061100    Veterinary Studies, n.f.d.
    061101    Veterinary Science
    061103    Veterinary Assisting
    061199    Veterinary Studies, n.e.c.

0613    Public Health
    061300    Public Health, n.f.d.
    061301    Occupational Health and Safety
    061303    Environmental Health
    061305    Indigenous Health
    061307    Health Promotion
    061309    Community Health
    061311    Epidemiology
    061399    Public Health, n.e.c.

0615    Radiography
    061501    Radiography


0617    Rehabilitation Therapies
    061700    Rehabilitation Therapies, n.f.d.
    061701    Physiotherapy
    061703    Occupational Therapy
    061705    Chiropractic and Osteopathy
    061707    Speech Pathology
    061709    Audiology

    061711    Massage Therapy
    061713    Podiatry
    061799    Rehabilitation Therapies, n.e.c.

0619    Complementary Therapies
    061900    Complementary Therapies, n.f.d.
    061901    Naturopathy
    061903    Acupuncture
    061905    Traditional Chinese Medicine
    061999    Complementary Therapies, n.e.c.

0699    Other Health
    069900    Other Health, n.f.d.
    069901    Nutrition and Dietetics
    069903    Human Movement
    069905    Paramedical Studies
    069907    First Aid
    069999    Health, n.e.c.

07    Education

0700    Education, n.f.d.
    070000    Education, n.f.d.

0701    Teacher Education
    070100    Teacher Education, n.f.d.
    070101    Teacher Education: Early Childhood
    070103    Teacher Education: Primary
    070105    Teacher Education: Secondary
    070107    Teacher-Librarianship
    070109    Teacher Education: Vocational Education and Training
    070111    Teacher Education: Higher Education
    070113    Teacher Education: Special Education
    070115    English as a Second Language Teaching
    070117    Nursing Education Teacher Training
    070199    Teacher Education, n.e.c.

0703    Curriculum and Education Studies
    070300    Curriculum and Education Studies, n.f.d.
    070301    Curriculum Studies
    070303    Education Studies

0799    Other Education
    079999    Education, n.e.c.

08    Management and Commerce

0800    Management and Commerce, n.f.d.
    080000    Management and Commerce, n.f.d.

0801    Accounting
    080101    Accounting

0803    Business and Management
    080300    Business and Management, n.f.d.
    080301    Business Management
    080303    Human Resource Management
    080305    Personal Management Training
    080307    Organisation Management
    080309    Industrial Relations
    080311    International Business
    080313    Public and Health Care Administration
    080315    Project Management
    080317    Quality Management
    080319    Hospitality Management
    080321    Farm Management and Agribusiness
    080323    Tourism Management
    080399    Business and Management, n.e.c.

0805    Sales and Marketing
    080500    Sales and Marketing, n.f.d.
    080501    Sales
    080503    Real Estate
    080505    Marketing
    080507    Advertising
    080509    Public Relations
    080599    Sales and Marketing, n.e.c.

0807    Tourism
    080701    Tourism

0809    Office Studies
    080900    Office Studies, n.f.d.
    080901    Secretarial and Clerical Studies
    080903    Keyboard Skills
    080905    Practical Computing Skills
    080999    Office Studies, n.e.c.

0811    Banking, Finance and Related Fields
    081100    Banking, Finance and Related Fields, n.f.d.
    081101    Banking and Finance
    081103    Insurance and Actuarial Studies
    081105    Investment and Securities
    081199    Banking, Finance and Related Fields, n.e.c.

0899    Other Management and Commerce
    089900    Other Management and Commerce, n.f.d.
    089901    Purchasing, Warehousing and Distribution
    089903    Valuation
    089999    Management and Commerce, n.e.c.

09    Society and Culture

0900    Society and Culture, n.f.d.
    090000    Society and Culture, n.f.d.

0901    Political Science and Policy Studies
    090100    Political Science and Policy Studies, n.f.d.
    090101    Political Science
    090103    Policy Studies

0903    Studies in Human Society
    090300    Studies in Human Society, n.f.d.
    090301    Sociology
    090303    Anthropology
    090305    History
    090307    Archaeology
    090309    Human Geography
    090311    Indigenous Studies
    090313    Gender Specific Studies
    090399    Studies in Human Society, n.e.c.

0905    Human Welfare Studies and Services
    090500    Human Welfare Studies and Services, n.f.d.
    090501    Social Work
    090503    Children’s Services
    090505    Youth Work
    090507    Care for the Aged
    090509    Care for the Disabled
    090511    Residential Client Care
    090513    Counselling
    090515    Welfare Studies
    090599    Human Welfare Studies and Services, n.e.c.

0907    Behavioural Science
    090700    Behavioural Science, n.f.d.
    090701    Psychology
    090799    Behavioural Science, n.e.c.

0909    Law
    090900    Law, n.f.d.
    090901    Business and Commercial Law
    090903    Constitutional Law
    090905    Criminal Law
    090907    Family Law
    090909    International Law
    090911    Taxation Law
    090913    Legal Practice
    090999    Law, n.e.c.

0911    Justice and Law Enforcement
    091100    Justice and Law Enforcement, n.f.d.
    091101    Justice Administration
    091103    Legal Studies
    091105    Police Studies
    091199    Justice and Law Enforcement, n.e.c.

0913    Librarianship, Information Management and
    Curatorial Studies
    091300    Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies, n.f.d.
    091301    Librarianship and Information Management
    091303    Curatorial Studies

0915    Language and Literature
    091500    Language and Literature, n.f.d.
    091501    English Language
    091503    Northern European Languages
    091505    Southern European Languages
    091507    Eastern European Languages
    091509    Southwest Asian and North African Languages
    091511    Southern Asian Languages
    091513    Southeast Asian Languages
    091515    Eastern Asian Languages
    091517    Australian Indigenous Languages
    091519    Translating and Interpreting
    091521    Linguistics
    091523    Literature
    091599    Language and Literature, n.e.c.

0917    Philosophy and Religious Studies
    091700    Philosophy and Religious Studies, n.f.d.
    091701    Philosophy
    091703    Religious Studies

0919    Economics and Econometrics
    091900    Economics and Econometrics, n.f.d.
    091901    Economics
    091903    Econometrics

0921    Sport and Recreation
    092100    Sport and Recreation, n.f.d.
    092101    Sport and Recreation Activities
    092103    Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction
    092199    Sport and Recreation, n.e.c.

0999    Other Society and Culture
    099900    Other Society and Culture, n.f.d.
    099901    Family and Consumer Studies
    099903    Criminology
    099905    Security Services
    099999    Society and Culture, n.e.c.

10    Creative Arts

1000    Creative Arts, n.f.d.
    100000    Creative Arts, n.f.d.

1001    Performing Arts
    100100    Performing Arts, n.f.d.
    100101    Music
    100103    Drama and Theatre Studies
    100105    Dance
    100199    Performing Arts, n.e.c.

1003    Visual Arts and Crafts
    100300    Visual Arts and Crafts, n.f.d.
    100301    Fine Arts
    100303    Photography
    100305    Crafts
    100307    Jewellery Making
    100309    Floristry
    100399    Visual Arts and Crafts, n.e.c.

1005    Graphic and Design Studies
    100500    Graphic and Design Studies, n.f.d.
    100501    Graphic Arts and Design Studies
    100503    Textile Design
    100505    Fashion Design
    100599    Graphic and Design Studies, n.e.c.

1007    Communication and Media Studies
    100700    Communication and Media Studies, n.f.d.
    100701    Audio Visual Studies
    100703    Journalism
    100705    Written Communication
    100707    Verbal Communication
    100799    Communication and Media Studies, n.e.c.

1099    Other Creative Arts
    109999    Creative Arts, n.e.c.

11    Food, Hospitality and Personal Services

1100    Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, n.f.d.
    110000    Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, n.f.d.

1101    Food and Hospitality
    110100    Food and Hospitality, n.f.d.
    110101    Hospitality
    110103    Food and Beverage Service
    110105    Butchery
    110107    Baking and Pastrymaking
    110109    Cookery
    110111    Food Hygiene
    110199    Food and Hospitality, n.e.c.

1103    Personal Services
    110300    Personal Services, n.f.d.
    110301    Beauty Therapy
    110303    Hairdressing
    110399    Personal Services, n.e.c.

12    Mixed Field Programmes

1200    Mixed Field Programmes, n.f.d.
    120000    Mixed Field Programmes, n.f.d.

1201    General Education Programmes
    120100    General Education Programmes, n.f.d.
    120101    General Primary and Secondary Education Programmes
    120103    Literacy and Numeracy  Programmes
    120105    Learning Skills Programmes
    120199    General Education Programmes, n.e.c.

1203    Social Skills Programmes
    120300    Social Skills Programmes, n.f.d.
    120301    Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes
    120303    Survival Skills Programmes
    120305    Parental Education Programmes
    120399    Social Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

1205    Employment Skills Programmes
    120500    Employment Skills Programmes, n.f.d.
    120501    Career Development Programmes
    120503    Job Search Skills Programmes
    120505    Work Practices Programmes
    120599    Employment Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

1299    Other Mixed Field Programmes
    129999    Mixed Field Programmes, n.e.c.

Supplementary codes

000110        Field of study inadequately described
&&&&&&        Field of study not stated
@@@@@@    Not applicable
VVVVVV        Overseas visitor

Total number of categories:
two digit level    12
four digit level    83
six digit level    435

Not applicable (@@@@@@) category comprises:

Persons who have a qualification that is out of scope of this variable
Persons with no qualifications
Persons aged under 15 years


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