Staff Record 2012/13 - Activity Standard Occupational Classification
Staff Record 2012/13
Activity Standard Occupational Classification
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This field records the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC2010) of the contract activity
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All contract activity records
|Valid entries and labels|
The CASCOT coding tool has been provided to assist HEIs in allocating SOC codes for their staff. This system allows job titles to be allocated to SOC2010 codes. There is a help guide available to assist in using this system. Once a user has logged in to the HESA Data Collection System, they can access the CASCOT coding tool from the bottom of the page.
Detailed definitions of the codes can be found in SOC2010 Volume 1
SOC2010 Major Groups are defined by the first digit of the code.
HESA has commissioned a HE specific coding index which is closely based on the Standard Occupational Classification, and which is designed to aid in assigning staff to the relevant codes: Occupational Coding for Higher Education Staff.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
To provide data about occupational activity within the higher education sector and enable comparisons to be made with other sectors of the economy
Data type: ACTSOCCodeContentType
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|Change management notes||Additional guidance added to the Notes section, informing HEIs that the CASCOT coding tool has been provided.|
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