Data return and processing
Admin forms: Below are the most up to date versions of all data return and processing forms and documents.
Data return indication form: This form is filled out and submitted to GCA to advise of how you will be submitting your data to GCA and any data processing requirements (e.g. whether you are returning a completed data file or uncoded forms for processing). If processing with GCA, indicate which information on the form you require to be entered (other than the mandatory data).
Packing slip: When submitting data to GCA, this form needs to be filled out and submitted with each file or ‘consignment’ of questionnaires.
Method assurance: This form should be completed and returned when all data or forms are submitted to GCA.
Code lists and coding aids
Excel spreadsheet containing data file dictionary, code frames and some coding aides
Colour-coded processing guide to the form. Useful for coding and data entry:
Employer name dictionary - specific employer name examples and the recommended code:
Generic instructions for coders (adapted from GCA’s internal training notes for coders):
Overview of data processing at GCA: