Sample clean AVETMISS 7.0 (NAT) files

21 October 2013 Revised: 5 January 2016

Sample files available

The sample files available from this page are used as an example of the format of clean AVETMISS 7.0 (NAT) files. They will pass validation* in the AVETMISS validation software when run against the 2014 Collection Year (with the exception of Error 4704 which checks the RTO ID in the NAT00010 against the RTO ID 

*Note that these files may still trigger Error 4704 when run through the AVETMISS validation software. This is due to nature of the error, which checks the registered training organisation ID in the NAT00010 file against the registered training organisation ID each organisation has used to register for the AVETMISS validation software.

  • Training Organisation File (NAT00010)
  • Training Organisation File (NAT00010) auto population
  • Training Organisation Delivery Location File (NAT00020)
  • Course File (NAT00030)
  • Course File (NAT00030) auto population
  • Module/Unit of Competency File (NAT00060)
  • Module/Unit of Competency File (NAT00060) auto population
  • Client File (NAT00080)
  • Client Postal Details File (NAT00085)
  • Disability File (NAT00090)
  • Prior Educational Achievement File (NAT00100)
  • Enrolment File (NAT00120)
  • Qualification Completed File (NAT00130)

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All sample NAT files (5 KB)

Zipped archive of all sample NAT files that will induce auto population of the Training organisation type identifier field.

All sample NAT files auto populate (5 KB)

Training Organisation File (NAT00010)

The Training Organisation (NAT00010) File provides information about the training organisation for the national VET data collection.
Note: choose either this file or the one below (auto population) but not both.

Sample NAT00010 file (txt file 4 KB)

Training Organisation File (NAT00010) auto population

Training Organisation (NAT00010) File that will induce auto population of the Training organisation type identifier field.

Sample NAT00010 file auto populate (txt file 4 KB)

Training Organisation Delivery Location File (NAT00020)

The Training Organisation Delivery Location (NAT00020) File contains a record for each delivery location associated with enrolment activity within a training organisation during the collection period. A training organisation delivery location is a specific training site.

Sample NAT00020 file ((txt file 4 KB)

Course File (NAT00030)

The Course (NAT00030) File contains a record for each qualification or course associated with enrolment activity and completed qualifications during the collection period.

Sample NAT00030 file ((txt file 4 KB)

Course File (NAT00030) auto population

Course (NAT00030) File that will induce auto population of the Program Recognition Identifier, Program Level of Education Identifier, Program Field of Education Identifier and ANZSCO Identifier fields.

Sample NAT00030 file auto populate ((txt file 4 KB)

Module/Unit of Competency File (NAT00060)

The Module/Unit of Competency (NAT00060) File contains a record for each unit of competency or module associated with enrolment activity during the collection period.

Sample NAT00060 file ((txt file 6 KB)

Module/Unit of Competency File (NAT00060) auto population

Module/Unit of Competency (NAT00060) File that will induce auto population of the Subject Flag and Subject Field of Education Identifier fields.

Sample NAT00060 file auto populate ((txt file 6 KB)

Client File (NAT00080)

The Client (NAT00080) File contains a record for each client (individual) who has participated in VET activity or has been awarded a qualification during the collection period.

Sample NAT00080 file ((txt file 8 KB)

Client Postal Details File (NAT00085)

The Client Postal Details (NAT00085) File contains address details of clients for mailing lists and is intended for use by the states or territories for administration of the Student Outcome Survey.

Sample NAT00085 file ((txt file 2 KB)

Disability File (NAT00090)

The Disability (NAT00090) File contains a record for each disability, impairment, or long-term condition associated with a client to assist with analysis for access and equity purposes. A client may have more than one type of disability, impairment, or long-term condition.

Sample NAT00090 file ((txt file 3 KB)

Prior Educational Achievement File (NAT00100)

The Prior Educational Achievement (NAT00100) File provides information about the types of prior educational achievements for a client to assist with the analysis of pathways and skill levels of clients entering training.

Sample NAT00100 file ((txt file 4 KB)

Enrolment File (NAT00120)

The Enrolment (NAT00120) File provides information about training activity undertaken by clients during the collection period. This information is used to measure training activity and output for the VET sector.

Sample NAT00120 file ((txt file 31 KB)

Qualification Completed File (NAT00130)

The Qualification Completed (NAT00130) File provides profile information about clients completing the requirements of qualifications or courses, either during the collection period or in a prior collection period (where the qualification or course completion has not previously been reported). This information is used to measure successful outcomes from the VET sector.

Sample NAT00130 file ((txt file 3 KB)