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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12 - Qualification required for job - Q12

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Qualification required for job - Q12

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Short nameQUALREQ

This field captures if the HE leaver's qualification was a necessary criteria in gaining the job they were doing on the census date.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

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

QuestionQ12. Did you need the qualification you recently obtained to get the job you were doing on [the census date] (the actual qualification, not the subject of study)?
Valid entries and labels
11Yes: the qualification was a formal requirement
12Yes: while the qualification was not a formal requirement it did give me an advantage
13No: the qualification was not required
14Don't know

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 expected if the following codes were used for Q1 (Student.ALLACT): 1 'Working full-time' or 2 'Working part-time'.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
Quality rules
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
Reason required

To understand the qualification requirements of different jobs.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: QUALREQ
Based onC10018 QUALREQ
Date modified2013-02-28
Change management notesGuidance amended to clarify when a response to Employment.QUALREQ is expected.

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