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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17 - Employment basis - Q5

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17

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Employment basis - Q5

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Short nameEMPBASIS

This data item 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]?
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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/placement
08Developing a professional portfolio/creative practice
09Temping (including supply teaching)
11On a zero hours contract

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 'HEP's student record', or 06 'HEP third party' is returned in Student.STATUS.

Required for valid responseYes
To be asked of third partyYes
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