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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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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

Categories:01NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

0100 Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd

010000Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd

0101 Mathematical Sciences

010100Mathematical Sciences, nfd
010101Mathematics
010103Statistics
010199Mathematical Sciences, nec

0103 Physics and Astronomy

010300Physics and Astronomy, nfd
010301Physics
010303Astronomy

0105 Chemical Sciences

010500Chemical Sciences, nfd
010501Organic Chemistry
010503Inorganic Chemistry
010599Chemical Sciences, nec

0107 Earth Sciences

010700Earth Sciences, nfd
010701Atmospheric Sciences
010703Geology
010705Geophysics
010707Geochemistry
010709Soil Science
010711Hydrology
010713Oceanography
010799Earth Sciences, nec

0109 Biological Sciences

010900Biological Sciences, nfd
010901Biochemistry and Cell Biology
010903Botany
010905Ecology and Evolution
010907Marine Science
010909Genetics
010911Microbiology
010913Human Biology
010915Zoology
010999Biological Sciences, nec

0199 Other Natural and Physical Sciences

019900Other Natural and Physical Sciences, nfd
019901Medical Science
019903Forensic Science
019905Food Science and Biotechnology
019907Pharmacology
019909Laboratory Technology
019999Natural and Physical Sciences, nec

02INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

0200 Information Technology, nfd

020000Information Technology, nfd

0201 Computer Science

020100Computer Science, nfd
020101Formal Language Theory
020103Programming
020105Computational Theory
020107Compiler Construction
020109Algorithms
020111Data Structures
020113Networks and Communications
020115Computer Graphics
020117Operating Systems
020119Artificial Intelligence
020199Computer Science, nec

0203 Information Systems

020300Information Systems, nfd
020301Conceptual Modelling
020303Database Management
020305Systems Analysis and Design
020307Decision Support Systems
020399Information Systems, nec

0299 Other Information Technology

029900Other Information Technology, nfd
029901Security Science
029999Information Technology, nec

03ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

0300 Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd

030000Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd

0301 Manufacturing Engineering and Technology

030100Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, nfd
030101Manufacturing Engineering
030103Printing
030105Textile Making
030107Garment Making
030109Footwear Making
030111Wood Machining and Turning
030113Cabinet Making
030115Furniture Upholstery and Renovation
030117Furniture Polishing
030199Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, nec

0303 Process and Resources Engineering

030300Process and Resources Engineering, nfd
030301Chemical Engineering
030303Mining Engineering
030305Materials Engineering
030307Food Processing Technology
030399Process and Resources Engineering, nec

0305 Automotive Engineering and Technology

030500Automotive Engineering and Technology, nfd
030501Automotive Engineering
030503Vehicle Mechanics
030505Automotive Electrics and Electronics
030507Automotive Vehicle Refinishing
030509Automotive Body Construction
030511Panel Beating
030513Upholstery and Vehicle Trimming
030515Automotive Vehicle Operations
030599Automotive Engineering and Technology, nec

0307 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology

030700Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, nfd
030701Mechanical Engineering
030703Industrial Engineering
030705Toolmaking
030707Metal Fitting, Turning and Machining
030709Sheetmetal Working
030711Boilermaking and Welding
030713Metal Casting and Patternmaking
030715Precision Metalworking
030717Plant and Machine Operations
030799Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology, nec

0309 Civil Engineering

030900Civil Engineering, nfd
030901Construction Engineering
030903Structural Engineering
030905Building Services Engineering
030907Water and Sanitary Engineering
030909Transport Engineering
030911Geotechnical Engineering
030913Ocean Engineering
030999Civil Engineering, nec

0311 Geomatic Engineering

031100Geomatic Engineering, nfd
031101Surveying
031103Mapping Science
031199Geomatic Engineering, nec

0313 Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology

031300Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, nfd
031301Electrical Engineering
031303Electronic Engineering
031305Computer Engineering
031307Communications Technologies
031309Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance
031311Powerline Installation and Maintenance
031313Electrical Fitting, Electrical Mechanics
031315Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
031317Electronic Equipment Servicing
031399Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology, nec

0315 Aerospace Engineering and Technology

031500Aerospace Engineering and Technology, nfd
031501Aerospace Engineering
031503Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
031505Aircraft Operation
031507Air Traffic Control
031599Aerospace Engineering and Technology, nec

0317 Maritime Engineering and Technology

031700Maritime Engineering and Technology, nfd
031701Maritime Engineering
031703Marine Construction
031705Marine Craft Operation
031799Maritime Engineering and Technology, nec

0399 Other Engineering and Related Technologies

039900Other Engineering and Related Technologies, nfd
039901Environmental Engineering
039903Biomedical Engineering
039905Fire Technology
039907Rail Operations
039909Cleaning
039999Engineering and Related Technologies, nec

04ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING

0400 Architecture and Building, nfd

040000Architecture and Building, nfd

0401 Architecture and Urban Environment

040100Architecture and Urban Environment, nfd
040101Architecture
040103Urban Design and Regional Planning
040105Landscape Architecture
040107Interior and Environmental Design
040199Architecture and Urban Environment, nec

0403 Building

040300Building, nfd
040301Building Science and Technology
040303Building Construction Management
040305Building Surveying
040307Building Construction Economics
040309Bricklaying and Stonemasonry
040311Carpentry and Joinery
040313Ceiling, Wall and Floor Fixing
040315Roof Fixing
040317Plastering
040319Furnishing Installation
040321Floor Coverings
040323Glazing
040325Painting, Decorating and Sign Writing
040327Plumbing
040329Scaffolding and Rigging
040399Building, nec

05AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL AND RELATED STUDIES

0500 Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd

050000Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd

0501 Agriculture

050100Agriculture, nfd
050101Agricultural Science
050103Wool Science
050105Animal Husbandry
050199Agriculture, nec

0503 Horticulture and Viticulture

050300Horticulture and Viticulture, nfd
050301Horticulture
050303Viticulture

0505 Forestry Studies

050501Forestry Studies

0507 Fisheries Studies

050700Fisheries Studies, nfd
050701Aquaculture
050799Fisheries Studies, nec

0509 Environmental Studies

050900Environmental Studies, nfd
050901Land, Parks and Wildlife Management
050999Environmental Studies, nec

0599 Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies

059900Other Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nfd
059901Pest and Weed Control
059999Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies, nec

06HEALTH

0600 Health, nfd

060000Health, nfd

0601 Medical Studies

060100Medical Studies, nfd
060101General Medicine
060103Surgery
060105Psychiatry
060107Obstetrics and Gynaecology
060109Paediatrics
060111Anaesthesiology
060113Pathology
060115Radiology
060117Internal Medicine
060119General Practice
060199Medical Studies, nec

0603 Nursing

060300Nursing, nfd
060301General Nursing
060303Midwifery
060305Mental Health Nursing
060307Community Nursing
060309Critical Care Nursing
060311Aged Care Nursing
060313Palliative Care Nursing
060315Mothercraft Nursing and Family and Child Health Nursing
060399Nursing, nec

0605 Pharmacy

060501Pharmacy

0607 Dental Studies

060700Dental Studies, nfd
060701Dentistry
060703Dental Assisting
060705Dental Technology
060799Dental Studies, nec

0609 Optical Science

060900Optical Science, nfd
060901Optometry
060903Optical Technology
060999Optical Science, nec

0611 Veterinary Studies

061100Veterinary Studies, nfd
061101Veterinary Science
061103Veterinary Assisting
061199Veterinary Studies, nec

0613 Public Health

061300Public Health, nfd
061301Occupational Health and Safety
061303Environmental Health
061305Indigenous Health
061307Health Promotion
061309Community Health
061311Epidemiology
061399Public Health, nec

0615 Radiography

061501Radiography

0617 Rehabilitation Therapies

061700Rehabilitation Therapies, nfd
061701Physiotherapy
061703Occupational Therapy
061705Chiropractic and Osteopathy
061707Speech Pathology
061709Audiology
061711Massage Therapy
061713Podiatry
061799Rehabilitation Therapies, nec

0619 Complementary Therapies

061900Complementary Therapies, nfd
061901Naturopathy
061903Acupuncture
061905Traditional Chinese Medicine
061999Complementary Therapies, nec

0699 Other Health

069900Other Health, nfd
069901Nutrition and Dietetics
069903Human Movement
069905Paramedical Studies
069907First Aid
069999Health, nec

07 EDUCATION

0700 Education, nfd

070000Education, nfd

0701 Teacher Education

070100Teacher Education, nfd
070101Teacher Education: Early Childhood
070103Teacher Education: Primary
070105Teacher Education: Secondary
070107Teacher-Librarianship
070109Teacher Education: Vocational Education and Training
070111Teacher Education: Higher Education
070113Teacher Education: Special Education
070115English as a Second Language Teaching
070117Nursing Education Teacher Training
070199Teacher Education, nec

0703 Curriculum and Education Studies

070300Curriculum and Education Studies, nfd
070301Curriculum Studies
070303Education Studies

0799 Other Education

079999Education, nec

08MANAGEMENT AND COMMERCE

0800 Management and Commerce, nfd

080000Management and Commerce, nfd

0801 Accounting

080101Accounting

0803 Business and Management

080300Business and Management, nfd
080301Business Management
080303Human Resource Management
080305Personal Management Training
080307Organisation Management
080309Industrial Relations
080311International Business
080313Public and Health Care Administration
080315Project Management
080317Quality Management
080319Hospitality Management
080321Farm Management and Agribusiness
080323Tourism Management
080399Business and Management, nec

0805 Sales and Marketing

080500Sales and Marketing, nfd
080501Sales
080503Real Estate
080505Marketing
080507Advertising
080509Public Relations
080599Sales and Marketing, nec

0807 Tourism

080701Tourism

0809 Office Studies

080900Office Studies, nfd
080901Secretarial and Clerical Studies
080903Keyboard Skills
080905Practical Computing Skills
080999Office Studies, nec

0811 Banking, Finance and Related Fields

081100Banking, Finance and Related Fields, nfd
081101Banking and Finance
081103Insurance and Actuarial Studies
081105Investment and Securities
081199Banking, Finance and Related Fields, nec

0899 Other Management and Commerce

089900Other Management and Commerce, nfd
089901Purchasing, Warehousing and Distribution
089903Valuation
089999Management and Commerce, nec

09SOCIETY AND CULTURE

0900 Society and Culture, nfd

090000Society and Culture, nfd

0901 Political Science and Policy Studies

090100Political Science and Policy Studies, nfd
090101Political Science
090103Policy Studies

0903 Studies in Human Society

090300Studies in Human Society, nfd
090301Sociology
090303Anthropology
090305History
090307Archaeology
090309Human Geography
090311Indigenous Studies
090313Gender Specific Studies
090399Studies in Human Society, nec

0905 Human Welfare Studies and Services

090500Human Welfare Studies and Services, nfd
090501Social Work
090503Children's Services
090505Youth Work
090507Care for the Aged
090509Care for the Disabled
090511Residential Client Care
090513Counselling
090515Welfare Studies
090599Human Welfare Studies and Services, nec

0907 Behavioural Science

090700Behavioural Science, nfd
090701Psychology
090799Behavioural Science, nec

0909 Law

090900Law, nfd
090901Business and Commercial Law
090903Constitutional Law
090905Criminal Law
090907Family Law
090909International Law
090911Taxation Law
090913Legal Practice
090999Law, nec

0911 Justice and Law Enforcement

091100Justice and Law Enforcement, nfd
091101Justice Administration
091103Legal Studies
091105Police Studies
091199Justice and Law Enforcement, nec

0913 Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies

091300Librarianship, Information Management and Curatorial Studies, nfd
091301Librarianship and Information Management
091303Curatorial Studies

0915 Language and Literature

091500Language and Literature, nfd
091501English Language
091503Northern European Languages
091505Southern European Languages
091507Eastern European Languages
091509Southwest Asian and North African Languages
091511Southern Asian Languages
091513Southeast Asian Languages
091515Eastern Asian Languages
091517Australian Indigenous Languages
091519Translating and Interpreting
091521Linguistics
091523Literature
091599Language and Literature, nec

0917 Philosophy and Religious Studies

091700Philosophy and Religious Studies, nfd
091701Philosophy
091703Religious Studies

0919 Economics and Econometrics

091900Economics and Econometrics, nfd
091901Economics
091903Econometrics

0921 Sport and Recreation

092100Sport and Recreation, nfd
092101Sport and Recreation Activities
092103Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction
092199Sport and Recreation, nec

0999 Other Society and Culture

099900Other Society and Culture, nfd
099901Family and Consumer Studies
099903Criminology
099905Security Services
099999Society and Culture, nec

10CREATIVE ARTS

1000 Creative Arts, nfd

100000Creative Arts, nfd

1001 Performing Arts

100100Performing Arts, nfd
100101Music
100103Drama and Theatre Studies
100105Dance
100199Performing Arts, nec

1003 Visual Arts and Crafts

100300Visual Arts and Crafts, nfd
100301Fine Arts
100303Photography
100305Crafts
100307Jewellery Making
100309Floristry
100399Visual Arts and Crafts, nec

1005 Graphic and Design Studies

100500Graphic and Design Studies, nfd
100501Graphic Arts and Design Studies
100503Textile Design
100505Fashion Design
100599Graphic and Design Studies, nec

1007 Communication and Media Studies

100700Communication and Media Studies, nfd
100701Audio Visual Studies
100703Journalism
100705Written Communication
100707Verbal Communication
100799Communication and Media Studies, nec

1099 Other Creative Arts

109999Creative Arts, nec

11 FOOD, HOSPITALITY AND PERSONAL SERVICES

1100 Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, nfd

110000Food, Hospitality and Personal Services, nfd

1101 Food and Hospitality

110100Food and Hospitality, nfd
110101Hospitality
110103Food and Beverage Service
110105Butchery
110107Baking and Pastrymaking
110109Cookery
110111Food Hygiene
110199Food and Hospitality, nec

1103 Personal Services

110300Personal Services, nfd
110301Beauty Therapy
110303Hairdressing
110399Personal Services, nec

12MIXED FIELD PROGRAMMES

1200 Mixed Field Programmes, nfd

120000Mixed Field Programmes, nfd

1201General Education Programmes

120100General Education Programmes, nfd
120101General Primary and Secondary Education Programmes
120103Literacy and Numeracy Programmes
120105Learning Skills Programmes
120199General Education Programmes, nec

1203 Social Skills Programmes

120300Social Skills Programmes, nfd
120301Social and Interpersonal Skills Programmes
120303Survival Skills Programmes
120305Parental Education Programmes
120399Social Skills Programmes, nec

1205 Employment Skills Programmes

120500Employment Skills Programmes, nfd
120501Career Development Programmes
120503Job Search Skills Programmes
120505Work Practices Programmes
120599Employment Skills Programmes, nec

1299 Other Mixed Field Programmes

129999Mixed Field Programmes, nec
Supplementary codes

000110Field of study inadequately described
&&&&&&Field of study not stated
@@@@@@Not applicable
VVVVVVOverseas 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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