The AVETMISS Step is an optional Registration Step that allows some customisations. Preferences for this step are controlled from the Registration Settings page, which is available from the Settings menu.
First, the step must be enabled:
Then, the individual options are:
- Only show AVETMISS on occurrences with qualification
- Force collection of Country of birth
- Collect Town of Birth
- Force Collection of Town of Birth
- Force collection of Language Spoken
- Collect English Proficiency
- Disable forced collection of Indigenous Status
- Disable forced collection of Year Completed
- Force collection of secondary school status
- Disabled collection of Prior Qual Name & year
- Disable collection of Prior Education Recognition
- Force collection of Prior Eduction Recognition
- Hide AVETMISS file upload
- Require AVETMISS file Upload
- Force collection of Study Reason
- Force collection of Employment Status
- Force collection of length of employment
- Collect length of unemployment
When it is enabled () the 'Require AVETMISS data' checkbox activates the Collection step in the registration process. If the checkbox is disabled () the step is skipped.
This step obtains information necessary for the Australian Vocational Education and Training Management Information Statistical Standard (AVETMISS).
The 'Only show AVETMISS on occurrences with qualification' checkbox limits the AVETMISS step to be only included in registrations for occurrences with a qualification set within VETtrak when it is enabled (). The step is displayed for all programmes and occurrences if the checkbox is disabled ().
The 'Force collection of Country of Birth' checkbox makes the question "In which country were you born" mandatory, when enabled.
The 'Collect Town of Birth' checkbox can be enabled to include the Town of Birth field as part of the information collected, the question can then be made mandatory using the Force collection of Town of Birth option.
The 'Force collection of Language Spoken' checkbox makes mandatory the question "Do you speak a language other than English at home?".
'Collect English proficiency', when enabled (), will include a question regarding how well the participant speaks English. This question was previously required nationally, but is now only known to be relevant for Western Australia.
The 'Disable forced collection of Indigenous Status' checkbox makes the question "Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin" optional.
The 'Disable forced collection of Year Completed' checkbox makes the question "In which year did you complete that school level" optional.
The 'Force collection of secondary school status' checkbox makes mandatory the question "Are you still enrolled in secondary or senior secondary education?".
The 'Disable collection of Prior Qual Name & Year' checkbox toggles the 'Qualification Name' and 'Year Completed' columns for the Prior Education section.
The 'Disable collection of Prior Education Recognition' checkbox toggles the Recognition column for the Prior Education section.
The 'Force collection of prior education recognition' checkbox makes selecting a Recognition mandatory for any ticked prior education item.
'Hide AVETMISS file upload', if enabled, will remove the optional file upload provided at the AVETMISS step for uploading prior education evidence.
'Require AVETMISS file upload', will make the file upload mandatory if the user indicates they have prior education. This option cannot be enabled if 'Hide AVETMISS file upload' is enabled.
The 'Force collection of Study Reason' checkbox makes mandatory the question "Of the following categories, which best describes your main reason for undertaking this course/traineeship/apprenticeship?".
The 'Force collection of Employment Status' checkbox makes mandatory the question "Of the following categories, which BEST describes your current employment status?".
The 'Force collection of length of employment' checkbox makes mandatory the question "How long have you worked with this employer?", which is displayed if the employment status is set to either Full time employee or Part time employee.
The 'Collect length of unemployment' checkbox enables the question "Are you short-term or long-term (more than 52 weeks) unemployed?". The question is only displayed in the case of the customer selecting either 'Unemployed - seeking full time work', or 'Unemployed - seeking part time work' in response to the employment status question.