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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2013/14 - Importance to employer - Q13

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2013/14

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Importance to employer - Q13

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Short nameEMPIMP

This field describes the factors that the HE leaver thought were important to their employer in getting 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 and Employment.QUALREQ is coded 11 or 12.

QuestionQ13. As far as you are aware, what was most important to your employer about your qualification?
Valid entries and labels
1The subject(s) studied
2The level of study
4Sandwich/work experience (gained as part of my course)
5No one thing was most important
8Don'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' and Q12 (Employment.QUALREQ): 11 'Yes: the qualification was a formal requirement' or 12 'Yes: while the qualification was not a formal requirement it did give me an advantage'.

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

To understand the varying requirements for obtaining different jobs.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: EMPIMP
Date modified2014-02-18
Change management notesThe label for valid entry 2 has changed to 'The level of study' to ensure that the level of study is not restricted to just undergraduate and postgraduate.

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