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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12 - Category of previous employment - Q17

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12

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Category of previous employment - Q17

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Short namePREVWORK

This field describes the categories of work that the HE leaver had undertaken previously for their employer.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All HE leavers where Student.ALLACT is coded 1 or 2 and Employment.PREVEMP is coded 1, 2, or 3.

QuestionQ17. In which of the ways listed below did you work for this employer? (Please tick all that apply).
Valid entries and labels
01On a sandwich placement
02On another kind of placement or project work
03As a holiday job
04Full-time or part-time work all year round
05Full-time or part-time work during term time
06On an internship
07In other ways

All of the boxes ticked by the HE leaver must be coded.

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

A response to the question is expected if the following codes were used for Q1 (Student.ALLACT): 1 'Working full-time' or 2 'Working part-time' and Q16 (Employment.PREVEMP): 1 'Yes: before my programme of study', 2 'Yes: during my programme of study', or 3 'Yes: before and during my programme of study'.

As this is an element that can occur more than once, only return the number of elements required for the data. Padding out the number of elements so that the maximum number of occurrences are returned will result in a validation error, as values will either be repeated, or the use of a default or unknown code will make the data inconsistent.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
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Reason required

To find out about previous employment and to see how employment histories affect outcomes.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences7
Schema components
Based onC10018 PREVCAT1-6
Date modified2013-02-28
Change management notesBusiness rule 3 amended to exclude third party responses. Guidance amended to clarify when a response to Employment.PREVWORK is expected.

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