Appendix 3, ABSCQ - ASCED Level Correspondence Table

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Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED)
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Appendix 3

ABSCQ Level of AttainmentASCED Level of Education
1Higher Degree111Higher Doctorate
  112Doctorate by Research
  113Doctorate by Coursework
  114Professional Specialist Qualification at Doctoral Degree Level
  121Master Degree by Research
  122Master Degree by Coursework
  123Professional Specialist Qualification at Master Degree Level
2Postgraduate Diploma211Graduate Diploma
  212Graduate Qualifying or Preliminary
  213Professional Specialist Qualification at Graduate Diploma Level
  221Graduate Certificate
  222Professional Specialist Qualification at Graduate Certificate Level
3Bachelor Degree311Bachelor (Honours) Degree
  312Bachelor (Pass) Degree
4Undergraduate Diploma411Advanced Diploma
5Associate Diploma421Diploma
  511Certificate IV
6Skilled Vocational Qualifications514Certificate III
7Basic Vocational Qualifications521Certificate II
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