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QALFPNon-School Qualification: Field of Study
Second release

Icon - Persons Coded using the Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), Field of Education Classification. It describes the field of study of a person's highest completed non-school qualification. For qualification level see 'Non-School Qualification: Level of Education' (QALLP).

Applicable to:Persons aged 15 years and over who stated a completed qualification

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  • 01 - Natural and Physical Sciences
    • 0100 - Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd
      • 010000 - Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd
    • 0101 - Mathematical Sciences
      • 010100 - Mathematical Sciences, nfd
      • 010101 - Mathematics
      • 010103 - Statistics
      • 010199 - Mathematical Sciences, nec
    • 0103 - Physics and Astronomy
      • 010300 - Physics and Astronomy, nfd
      • 010301 - Physics
      • 010303 - Astronomy
    • 0105 - Chemical Sciences
      • 010500 - Chemical Sciences, nfd
      • 010501 - Organic Chemistry
      • 010503 - Inorganic Chemistry
      • 010599 - Chemical Sciences, nec
    • 0107 - Earth Sciences
      • 010700 - Earth Sciences, nfd
      • 010701 - Atmospheric Sciences
      • 010703 - Geology
      • 010705 - Geophysics
      • 010707 - Geochemistry
      • 010709 - Soil Science
      • 010711 - Hydrology
      • 010713 - Oceanography
      • 010799 - Earth Sciences, nec
    • 0109 - Biological Sciences
      • 010900 - Biological Sciences, nfd
      • 010901 - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
      • 010903 - Botany
      • 010905 - Ecology and Evolution
      • 010907 - Marine Science
      • 010909 - Genetics
      • 010911 - Microbiology
      • 010913 - Human Biology
      • 010915 - Zoology
      • 010999 - Biological Sciences, nec
    • 0199 - Other Natural and Physical Sciences
      • 019900 - Other Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd
      • 019901 - Medical Science
      • 019903 - Forensic Science
      • 019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology
      • 019907 - Pharmacology
      • 019909 - Laboratory Technology
      • 019999 - Natural and Physical Sciences, nec
  • 02 - Information Technology
    • 0200 - Information Technology, nfd
      • 020000 - Information Technology, nfd
    • 0201 - Computer Science
      • 020100 - Computer Science, nfd
      • 020101 - Formal Language Theory
      • 020103 - Programming
      • 020105 - Computational Theory
      • 020107 - Compiler Construction
      • 020109 - Algorithms
      • 020111 - Data Structures
      • 020113 - Networks and Communications
      • 020115 - Computer Graphics
      • 020117 - Operating Systems
      • 020119 - Artificial Intelligence
      • 020199 - Computer Science, nec
    • 0203 - Information Systems
      • 020300 - Information Systems, nfd
      • 020301 - Conceptual Modelling
      • 020303 - Database Management
      • 020305 - Systems Analysis and Design
      • 020307 - Decision Support Systems
      • 020399 - Information Systems, nec
    • 0299 - Other Information Technology
      • 029900 - Other Information Technology, nfd
      • 029901 - Security Science
      • 029999 - Information Technology, nec
  • 03 - Engineering and Related Technologies
    • 0300 - Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd
      • 030000 - Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd
    • 0301 - Manufacturing Engineering and Technology
      • 030100 - Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 030101 - Manufacturing Engineering
      • 030103 - Printing
      • 030105 - Textile Making
      • 030107 - Garment Making
      • 030109 - Footwear Making
      • 030111 - Wood Machining and Turning
      • 030113 - Cabinet Making
      • 030115 - Furniture Upholstery and Renovation
      • 030117 - Furniture Polishing
      • 030199 - Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0303 - Process and Resources Engineering
      • 030300 - Process and Resources Engineering, nfd
      • 030301 - Chemical Engineering
      • 030303 - Mining Engineering
      • 030305 - Materials Engineering
      • 030307 - Food Processing Technology
      • 030399 - Process and Resources Engineering, nec
    • 0305 - Automotive Engineering and Technology
      • 030500 - Automotive Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 030501 - Automotive Engineering
      • 030503 - Vehicle Mechanics
      • 030505 - Automotive Electrics and Electronics
      • 030507 - Automotive Vehicle Refinishing
      • 030509 - Automotive Body Construction
      • 030511 - Panel Beating
      • 030513 - Upholstery and Vehicle Trimming
      • 030515 - Automotive Vehicle Operations
      • 030599 - Automotive Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0307 - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology
      • 030700 - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 030701 - Mechanical Engineering
      • 030703 - Industrial Engineering
      • 030705 - Toolmaking
      • 030707 - Metal Fitting, Turning and Machining
      • 030709 - Sheetmetal Working
      • 030711 - Boilermaking and Welding
      • 030713 - Metal Casting and Patternmaking
      • 030715 - Precision Metalworking
      • 030717 - Plant and Machine Operations
      • 030799 - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0309 - Civil Engineering
      • 030900 - Civil Engineering, nfd
      • 030901 - Construction Engineering
      • 030903 - Structural Engineering
      • 030905 - Building Services Engineering
      • 030907 - Water and Sanitary Engineering
      • 030909 - Transport Engineering
      • 030911 - Geotechnical Engineering
      • 030913 - Ocean Engineering
      • 030999 - Civil Engineering, nec
    • 0311 - Geomatic Engineering
      • 031100 - Geomatic Engineering, nfd
      • 031101 - Surveying
      • 031103 - Mapping Science
      • 031199 - Geomatic Engineering, nec
    • 0313 - Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology
      • 031300 - Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 031301 - Electrical Engineering
      • 031303 - Electronic Engineering
      • 031305 - Computer Engineering
      • 031307 - Communications Technologies
      • 031309 - Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance
      • 031311 - Powerline Installation and Maintenance
      • 031313 - Electrical Fitting, Electrical Mechanics
      • 031315 - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
      • 031317 - Electronic Equipment Servicing
      • 031399 - Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0315 - Aerospace Engineering and Technology
      • 031500 - Aerospace Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 031501 - Aerospace Engineering
      • 031503 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
      • 031505 - Aircraft Operation
      • 031507 - Air Traffic Control
      • 031599 - Aerospace Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0317 - Maritime Engineering and Technology
      • 031700 - Maritime Engineering and Technology, nfd
      • 031701 - Maritime Engineering
      • 031703 - Marine Construction
      • 031705 - Marine Craft Operation
      • 031799 - Maritime Engineering and Technology, nec
    • 0399 - Other Engineering and Related Technologies
      • 039900 - Other Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd
      • 039901 - Environmental Engineering
      • 039903 - Biomedical Engineering
      • 039905 - Fire Technology
      • 039907 - Rail Operations
      • 039909 - Cleaning
      • 039999 - Engineering and Related Technologies, nec
  • 04 - Architecture and Building
    • 0400 - Architecture and Building, nfd
      • 040000 - Architecture and Building, nfd
    • 0401 - Architecture and Urban Environment
      • 040100 - Architecture and Urban Environment, nfd
      • 040101 - Architecture
      • 040103 - Urban Design and Regional Planning
      • 040105 - Landscape Architecture
      • 040107 - Interior and Environmental Design
      • 040199 - Architecture and Urban Environment, nec
    • 0403 - Building
      • 040300 - Building, nfd
      • 040301 - Building Science and Technology
      • 040303 - Building Construction Management
      • 040305 - Building Surveying
      • 040307 - Building Construction Economics
      • 040309 - Bricklaying and Stonemasonry
      • 040311 - Carpentry and Joinery
      • 040313 - Ceiling, Wall and Floor Fixing
      • 040315 - Roof Fixing
      • 040317 - Plastering
      • 040319 - Furnishing Installation
      • 040321 - Floor Coverings
      • 040323 - Glazing
      • 040325 - Painting, Decorating and Sign Writing
      • 040327 - Plumbing
      • 040329 - Scaffolding and Rigging
      • 040399 - Building, nec
  • 05 - Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
    • 0500 - Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd
      • 050000 - Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd
    • 0501 - Agriculture
      • 050100 - Agriculture, nfd
      • 050101 - Agricultural Science
      • 050103 - Wool Science
      • 050105 - Animal Husbandry
      • 050199 - Agriculture, nec
    • 0503 - Horticulture and Viticulture
      • 050300 - Horticulture and Viticulture, nfd
      • 050301 - Horticulture
      • 050303 - Viticulture
    • 0505 - Forestry Studies
      • 050501 - Forestry Studies
    • 0507 - Fisheries Studies
      • 050700 - Fisheries Studies, nfd
      • 050701 - Aquaculture
      • 050799 - Fisheries Studies, nec
    • 0509 - Environmental Studies
      • 050900 - Environmental Studies, nfd
      • 050901 - Land, Parks and Wildlife Management
      • 050999 - Environmental Studies, nec
    • 0599 - Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
      • 059900 - Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd
      • 059901 - Pest and Weed Control
      • 059999 - Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nec
  • 06 - Health
    • 0600 - Health, nfd
      • 060000 - Health, nfd
    • 0601 - Medical Studies
      • 060100 - Medical Studies, nfd
      • 060101 - General Medicine
      • 060103 - Surgery
      • 060105 - Psychiatry
      • 060107 - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
      • 060109 - Paediatrics
      • 060111 - Anaesthesiology
      • 060113 - Pathology
      • 060115 - Radiology
      • 060117 - Internal Medicine
      • 060119 - General Practice
      • 060199 - Medical Studies, nec
    • 0603 - Nursing
      • 060300 - Nursing, nfd
      • 060301 - General Nursing
      • 060303 - Midwifery
      • 060305 - Mental Health Nursing
      • 060307 - Community Nursing
      • 060309 - Critical Care Nursing
      • 060311 - Aged Care Nursing
      • 060313 - Palliative Care Nursing
      • 060315 - Mothercraft Nursing and Family and Child Health Nursing
      • 060399 - Nursing, nec
    • 0605 - Pharmacy
      • 060501 - Pharmacy
    • 0607 - Dental Studies
      • 060700 - Dental Studies, nfd
      • 060701 - Dentistry
      • 060703 - Dental Assisting
      • 060705 - Dental Technology
      • 060799 - Dental Studies, nec
    • 0609 - Optical Science
      • 060900 - Optical Science, nfd
      • 060901 - Optometry
      • 060903 - Optical Technology
      • 060999 - Optical Science, nec
    • 0611 - Veterinary Studies
      • 061100 - Veterinary Studies, nfd
      • 061101 - Veterinary Science
      • 061103 - Veterinary Assisting
      • 061199 - Veterinary Studies, nec
    • 0613 - Public Health
      • 061300 - Public Health, nfd
      • 061301 - Occupational Health and Safety
      • 061303 - Environmental Health
      • 061305 - Indigenous Health
      • 061307 - Health Promotion
      • 061309 - Community Health
      • 061311 - Epidemiology
      • 061399 - Public Health, nec
    • 0615 - Radiography
      • 061501 - Radiography
    • 0617 - Rehabilitation Therapies
      • 061700 - Rehabilitation Therapies, nfd
      • 061701 - Physiotherapy
      • 061703 - Occupational Therapy
      • 061705 - Chiropractic and Osteopathy
      • 061707 - Speech Pathology
      • 061709 - Audiology
      • 061711 - Massage Therapy
      • 061713 - Podiatry
      • 061799 - Rehabilitation Therapies, nec
    • 0619 - Complementary Therapies
      • 061900 - Complementary Therapies, nfd
      • 061901 - Naturopathy
      • 061903 - Acupuncture
      • 061905 - Traditional Chinese Medicine
      • 061999 - Complementary Therapies, nec
    • 0699 - Other Health
      • 069900 - Other Health, nfd
      • 069901 - Nutrition and Dietetics
      • 069903 - Human Movement
      • 069905 - Paramedical Studies
      • 069907 - First Aid
      • 069999 - Health, nec
  • 07 - Education
    • 0700 - Education, nfd
      • 070000 - Education, nfd
    • 0701 - Teacher Education
      • 070100 - Teacher Education, nfd
      • 070101 - Teacher Education: Early Childhood
      • 070103 - Teacher Education: Primary
      • 070105 - Teacher Education: Secondary
      • 070107 - Teacher-Librarianship
      • 070109 - Teacher Education: Vocational Education and Training
      • 070111 - Teacher Education: Higher Education
      • 070113 - Teacher Education: Special Education
      • 070115 - English as a Second Language Teaching
      • 070117 - Nursing Education Teacher Training
      • 070199 - Teacher Education, nec
    • 0703 - Curriculum and Education Studies
      • 070300 - Curriculum and Education Studies, nfd
      • 070301 - Curriculum Studies
      • 070303 - Education Studies
    • 0799 - Other Education
      • 079999 - Education, nec
  • 08 - Management and Commerce
    • 0800 - Management and Commerce, nfd
      • 080000 - Management and Commerce, nfd
    • 0801 - Accounting
      • 080101 - Accounting
    • 0803 - Business and Management
      • 080300 - Business and Management, nfd
      • 080301 - Business Management
      • 080303 - Human Resource Management
      • 080305 - Personal Management Training
      • 080307 - Organisation Management
      • 080309 - Industrial Relations
      • 080311 - International Business
      • 080313 - Public and Health Care Administration
      • 080315 - Project Management
      • 080317 - Quality Management
      • 080319 - Hospitality Management
      • 080321 - Farm Management and Agribusiness
      • 080323 - Tourism Management
      • 080399 - Business and Management, nec
    • 0805 - Sales and Marketing
      • 080500 - Sales and Marketing, nfd
      • 080501 - Sales
      • 080503 - Real Estate
      • 080505 - Marketing
      • 080507 - Advertising
      • 080509 - Public Relations
      • 080599 - Sales and Marketing, nec
    • 0807 - Tourism
      • 080701 - Tourism
    • 0809 - Office Studies
      • 080900 - Office Studies, nfd
      • 080901 - Secretarial and Clerical Studies
      • 080903 - Keyboard Skills
      • 080905 - Practical Computing Skills
      • 080999 - Office Studies, nec
    • 0811 - Banking, Finance and Related Fields
      • 081100 - Banking, Finance and Related Fields, nfd
      • 081101 - Banking and Finance
      • 081103 - Insurance and Actuarial Studies
      • 081105 - Investment and Securities
      • 081199 - Banking, Finance and Related Fields, nec
    • 0899 - Other Management and Commerce
      • 089900 - Other Management and Commerce, nfd
      • 089901 - Purchasing, Warehousing and Distribution
      • 089903 - Valuation
      • 089999 - Management and Commerce, nec
  • 09 - Society and Culture
    • 0900 - Society and Culture, nfd
      • 090000 - Society and Culture, nfd
    • 0901 - Political Science and Policy Studies
      • 090100 - Political Science and Policy Studies, nfd
      • 090101 - Political Science
      • 090103 - Policy Studies
    • 0903 - Studies in Human Society
      • 090300 - Studies in Human Society, nfd
      • 090301 - Sociology
      • 090303 - Anthropology
      • 090305 - History
      • 090307 - Archaeology
      • 090309 - Human Geography
      • 090311 - Indigenous Studies
      • 090313 - Gender Specific Studies
      • 090399 - Studies in Human Society, nec
    • 0905 - Human Welfare Studies and Services
      • 090500 - Human Welfare Studies and Services, nfd
      • 090501 - Social Work
      • 090503 - Children's Services
      • 090505 - Youth Work
      • 090507 - Care for the Aged
      • 090509 - Care for the Disabled
      • 090511 - Residential Client Care
      • 090513 - Counselling
      • 090515 - Welfare Studies
      • 090599 - Human Welfare Studies and Services, nec
    • 0907 - Behavioural Science
      • 090700 - Behavioural Science, nfd
      • 090701 - Psychology
      • 090799 - Behavioural Science, nec
    • 0909 - Law
      • 090900 - Law, nfd
      • 090901 - Business and Commercial Law
      • 090903 - Constitutional Law
      • 090905 - Criminal Law
      • 090907 - Family Law
      • 090909 - International Law
      • 090911 - Taxation Law
      • 090913 - Legal Practice
      • 090999 - Law, nec
    • 0911 - Justice and Law Enforcement
      • 091100 - Justice and Law Enforcement, nfd
      • 091101 - Justice Administration
      • 091103 - Legal Studies
      • 091105 - Police Studies
      • 091199 - Justice and Law Enforcement, nec
    • 0913 - Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies
      • 091300 - Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies, nfd
      • 091301 - Librarianship and Information Management
      • 091303 - Curatorial Studies
    • 0915 - Language and Literature
      • 091500 - Language and Literature, nfd
      • 091501 - English Language
      • 091503 - Northern European Languages
      • 091505 - Southern European Languages
      • 091507 - Eastern European Languages
      • 091509 - Southwest Asian and North African Languages
      • 091511 - Southern Asian Languages
      • 091513 - Southeast Asian Languages
      • 091515 - Eastern Asian Languages
      • 091517 - Australian Indigenous Languages
      • 091519 - Translating and Interpreting
      • 091521 - Linguistics
      • 091523 - Literature
      • 091599 - Language and Literature, nec
    • 0917 - Philosophy and Religious Studies
      • 091700 - Philosophy and Religious Studies, nfd
      • 091701 - Philosophy
      • 091703 - Religious Studies
    • 0919 - Economics and Econometrics
      • 091900 - Economics and Econometrics, nfd
      • 091901 - Economics
      • 091903 - Econometrics
    • 0921 - Sport and Recreation
      • 092100 - Sport and Recreation, nfd
      • 092101 - Sport and Recreation Activities
      • 092103 - Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction
      • 092199 - Sport and Recreation, nec
    • 0999 - Other Society and Culture
      • 099900 - Other Society and Culture, nfd
      • 099901 - Family and Consumer Studies
      • 099903 - Criminology
      • 099905 - Security Services
      • 099999 - Society and Culture, nec
  • 10 - Creative Arts
    • 1000 - Creative Arts, nfd
      • 100000 - Creative Arts, nfd
    • 1001 - Performing Arts
      • 100100 - Performing Arts, nfd
      • 100101 - Music
      • 100103 - Drama and Theatre Studies
      • 100105 - Dance
      • 100199 - Performing Arts, nec
    • 1003 - Visual Arts and Crafts
      • 100300 - Visual Arts and Crafts, nfd
      • 100301 - Fine Arts
      • 100303 - Photography
      • 100305 - Crafts
      • 100307 - Jewellery Making
      • 100309 - Floristry
      • 100399 - Visual Arts and Crafts, nec
    • 1005 - Graphic and Design Studies
      • 100500 - Graphic and Design Studies, nfd
      • 100501 - Graphic Arts and Design Studies
      • 100503 - Textile Design
      • 100505 - Fashion Design
      • 100599 - Graphic and Design Studies, nec
    • 1007 - Communication and Media Studies
      • 100700 - Communication and Media Studies, nfd
      • 100701 - Audio Visual Studies
      • 100703 - Journalism
      • 100705 - Written Communication
      • 100707 - Verbal Communication
      • 100799 - Communication and Media Studies, nec
    • 1099 - Other Creative Arts
      • 109999 - Creative Arts, nec
  • 11 - Food, Hospitality and Personal Services
    • 1100 - Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, nfd
      • 110000 - Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, nfd
    • 1101 - Food and Hospitality
      • 110100 - Food and Hospitality, nfd
      • 110101 - Hospitality
      • 110103 - Food and Beverage Service
      • 110105 - Butchery
      • 110107 - Baking and Pastrymaking
      • 110109 - Cookery
      • 110111 - Food Hygiene
      • 110199 - Food and Hospitality, nec
    • 1103 - Personal Services
      • 110300 - Personal Services, nfd
      • 110301 - Beauty Therapy
      • 110303 - Hairdressing
      • 110399 - Personal Services, nec
  • 12 - Mixed Field Programmes
    • 1200 - Mixed Field Programmes, nfd
      • 120000 - Mixed Field Programmes, nfd
    • 1201 - General Education Programmes
      • 120100 - General Education Programmes, nfd
      • 120101 - General Primary and Secondary Education Programmes
      • 120103 - Literacy and Numeracy Programmes
      • 120105 - Learning Skills Programmes
      • 120199 - General Education Programmes, nec
    • 1203 - Social Skills Programmes
      • 120300 - Social Skills Programmes, nfd
      • 120301 - Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes
      • 120303 - Survival Skills Programmes
      • 120305 - Parental Education Programmes
      • 120399 - Social Skills Programmes, nec
    • 1205 - Employment Skills Programmes
      • 120500 - Employment Skills Programmes, nfd
      • 120501 - Career Development Programmes
      • 120503 - Job Search Skills Programmes
      • 120505 - Work Practices Programmes
      • 120599 - Employment Skills Programmes, nec
    • 1299 - Other Mixed Field Programmes
      • 129999 - Mixed Field Programmes, nec
  • Supplementary Codes
    • Supplementary Codes
      • 000110 - Field of study inadequately described
      • &&&&&& - Field of study not stated
      • @@@@@@ - Not applicable
      • VVVVVV - Overseas visitor

Number of categories: two digit level12
four digit level83
six digit level435

Not applicable (@@@@@@) category comprises:

  • Persons who have a qualification that is out of scope of this classification
  • Persons with no qualifications
  • Persons still studying for a first qualification
  • Persons aged under 15 years



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