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Education not definable by level (COFOG-A 094)

Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2015
Released
23/12/2015
Next release Unknown
First release
A1C.193.

Education not definable by level (COFOG-A 094) consists of government expenditure on vocational and other types of education not elsewhere classified. This category is further classified into:

  • apprenticeships and traineeships  (COFOG-A 0941); and
  • education not definable by level not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0949).

Apprenticeships and traineeships (COFOG-A 0941)

A1C.194.

Apprenticeships and traineeships (COFOG-A 0941) consists of:

  • the provision of training in the form of apprenticeships and traineeships. That is, programs designed to teach procedural knowledge and to facilitate entry into a specific occupation ; and
  • scholarships, grants, loans and allowances to support students pursuing such training in the form of an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Includes: Apprenticeship schemes; traineeship schemes; military institutions offering training for apprenticeships or traineeships, where the curriculum resembles that of civilian institutions even though attendance may be limited to military personnel and their families.

Excludes: Programs provided by TAFE colleges or other providers which are not part of an apprenticeship or traineeship (classified to vocational education and training (excluding apprenticeships and traineeships) (COFOG-A 0932)).

Education not definable by level not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0949)

A1C.195.

Education not definable by level not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 0949) consists of:

  • the provision of education not definable by level, that is, educational programs generally for adults which do not require any special prior instruction);
  • the administration, inspection, operation or support of institutions providing education not definable by level; and
  • scholarships, grants, loans and allowances to support students pursuing education programs not definable by level.

Includes: Adult education programs which are essentially non-vocational and associated with leisure-time activities or cultural development; migrant education programs.

Excludes: Subsidiary services to education (classified to the appropriate class of COFOG-A 095); transportation services to students (classified to transportation of non-urban school students (COFOG-A 0951) or transportation of other students (COFOG-A 0952)).