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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12 - Employment basis - Q5

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12

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Employment basis - Q5

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Short nameEMPBASIS

This field describes the HE leaver's own assessment of the basis of their employment in the work they were doing on the census date.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All HE leavers where Student.ALLACT is coded 1 or 2.

QuestionQ5. Which of the following best describes the basis on which you were employed on [the census date]?
Valid entries and labels
02Starting up own business
03On a permanent or open-ended contract
04On a fixed-term contract lasting 12 months or longer
05On a fixed-term contract lasting less than 12 months
06Voluntary work
07On an internship
08Developing a professional portfolio/creative practice
09Temping (including supply teaching)

Only one box ticked by the HE leaver can be coded. Should the HE leaver tick more than one box, code the one nearest the top of the list as ordered in the valid entries.

The information captured relates to what the HE leaver considers to be their MAIN job.

A response to the question is required if the following codes were used for Q1 (Student.ALLACT): 1 'Working full-time' or 2 'Working part-time'.

Code 99 Unknown can only be used when code 03 'Telephone survey: third party', 05 'Own institution's student record', or 06 'Institutional third party' is returned in Student.STATUS.

It is important that ALL of the information provided in Employment.EMPNAME, Employment.EMPBASIS, Employment.EMPPLACE, Employment.EMPPCODE, Employment.EMPCOUNTRY, and Employment.MAKEDO is returned to assist in the allocation of a SIC code.

The SIC 2007 valid entries and labels are based on the UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007 (UK SIC 2007) four digit class and five digit subclass levels as identified in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007 web page 'Main volume' (PDF).

Required for valid responseYes
To be asked of third partyYes
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Reason required

To record the employment circumstances of leavers six months after completing their courses. To analyse trends in labour market demand for HE leavers.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Based onC10018 DURATION
Date modified2013-02-28
Change management notesAdditional guidance added regarding the SIC 2007 codes.

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