SIC Codes in Category P: Education

Pxxxxx
Education

This section includes education at any level or for any profession. The instruction may be oral or written and may be provided by radio, television, Internet or via correspondence. It includes education by the various institutions in the regular school system at its different levels as well as adult education, literacy programmes etc. Also included are military schools and academies, prison schools etc. at their respective levels. The section includes public as well as private education. For each level of initial education, the classes include special education for physically or mentally disabled pupils. The breakdown of the categories in this section is based on the level of education offered as defined by the levels of ISCED 1997. The activities of educational institutions providing courses on ISCED level 0 are classified in 85.10, on ISCED level 1 in 85.20, on ISCED levels 2-3 in group 85.3, on ISCED level 4 in 85.41 and on ISCED level 5-6 in 85.42. This section also includes instruction primarily concerned with sport and recreational activities such as tennis or golf and education support activities.

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P85xxx
Education
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P851xx
Pre-Primary Education
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P8510x
Pre-Primary Education
Includes
  • pre-primary education (education preceding the first level). Pre-primary education is defined as the initial stage of organised instruction designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment, that is, to provide a bridge between the home and a school-based atmosphere.
Excludes
  • child day-care activities, see 88.91
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P852xx
Primary Education
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P8520x
Primary Education

This class includes primary education: the furnishing of academic courses and associated course work that give students a sound basic education in reading, writing and mathematics and an elementary understanding of other subjects such as history, geography, natural science, social science, art and music. Such education is generally provided for children, however the provision of literacy programmes within or outside the school system, which are similar in content to programmes in primary education but are intended for those considered too old to enter elementary schools, is also included (i.e. adult literacy programmes).

Excludes
  • adult education as defined in 85.5
  • child day-care activities, including day nurseries for pupils, see 88.91
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P853xx
Secondary Education

This group includes the provision of general secondary and technical and vocational secondary education.

Excludes
  • adult education as defined in 85.5
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P8531x
General Secondary Education

This class includes provision of the type of education that lays the foundation for lifelong learning and human development and is capable of furthering education opportunities. Such units provide programmes that are usually on a more subject-oriented pattern using more specialised teachers, and more often employ several teachers conducting classes in their field of specialisation. Subject specialisation at this level often begins to have some influence even on the educational experience of those pursuing a general programme. Such programmes are designed to qualify students either for technical and vocational education or for entrance to higher education without any special subject prerequisite.

Includes
  • lower general secondary education corresponding more or less to the period of compulsory school attendance
  • upper general secondary education giving, in principle, access to higher education
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P8532x
Technical and Vocational Secondary Education

This class includes provision of education typically emphasising subject matter specialisation and instruction in both theoretical background and practical skills generally associated with present or prospective employment. The aim of a programme can vary from preparation for a general field of employment to a very specific job.

Includes
  • technical and vocational education below the level of higher education as defined in 85.4
  • tourist guide instruction
  • instruction for chefs, hoteliers and restaurateurs
  • cosmetology and barber schools
  • computer repair training
  • driving schools for occupational drivers e.g. of trucks, buses, coaches, schools for professional pilots
Excludes
  • technical and vocational higher education, see 85.4
  • performing art instruction for recreation, hobby and self-development purposes, see 85.52
  • automobile driving schools not intended for occupational drivers, see 85.53
  • job training forming part of social work activities without accommodation, see 88.10, 88.99
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P854xx
Higher Education

This group includes the furnishing of post-secondary non-tertiary and academic courses and granting of degrees at baccalaureate, graduate or post-graduate level. The requirement for admission is a diploma at least at upper secondary education level.

Excludes
  • adult education as defined in 85.5
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P8541x
Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary Education

This class includes provision of post-secondary education, which cannot be considered tertiary education. For example provision of supplementary post-secondary education to prepare for tertiary education or post-secondary non-tertiary vocational.

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P8542x
Tertiary Education
Includes
  • first, second and third stages of tertiary education
  • performing arts schools providing tertiary education
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P85421
First-Degree Level Higher Education
Includes
  • education of the type that leads to an award of first degree or equivalent either at university or other institute which provides such study.
  • education leading to some professional qualifications
  • study leading to a one year Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
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P85422
Post-Graduate Level Higher Education
Includes
  • education that leads to a post-graduate degree or equivalent (e.g. Ph.D., MA, M.Sc.) either at university or other institute which provides such study.
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P855xx
Other Education

This group includes general continuing education and continuing vocational education and training for any profession, hobby or self-development purposes. It includes camps and schools offering instruction in athletic activities to groups or individuals, foreign language instruction, instruction in the arts, drama or music or other instruction or specialised training, not comparable to the education in groups 85.1. 85.2, 85.3 and 85.4. It excludes educational activities as outlined in groups 85.1, 85.2, 85.3, and 85.4 i.e. pre-primary education, primary education, secondary education or higher education.

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P8551x
Sports and Recreation Education

This class includes the provision of instruction in athletic activities to groups of individuals, such as by camps and schools. Overnight and day sports instruction camps are also included. It does not include academic schools, colleges and universities. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the unit's or client's training facilities, educational institutions or by other means. Instruction provided in this class is formally organised.

Includes
  • sports instruction (baseball, basketball, cricket, football, etc.)
  • camps, sports instruction
  • gymnastics instruction
  • riding instruction, academies or schools
  • swimming instruction
  • professional sports instructors, teachers, coaches
  • martial arts instruction
  • card game instruction (such as bridge)
  • yoga instruction
Excludes
  • cultural education, see 85.52
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P8552x
Cultural Education

This class includes provision of instruction in the arts, drama and music. Units giving this type of instructions might be named "schools", "studios", "classes" etc. They provide formally organised instruction, mainly for hobby, recreational or self-development purposes, but such instruction does not lead to a professional diploma, baccalaureate or graduate degree.

Includes
  • piano teachers and other music instruction
  • art instruction
  • dance instruction and dance studios
  • drama schools (except academic)
  • fine arts schools (except academic)
  • performing arts schools (except academic)
  • photography schools (except commercial)
Excludes
  • foreign language instruction, see 85.59
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P8553x
Driving School Activities
Includes
  • flying, sailing, shipping schools not issuing commercial certificates and permits
Excludes
  • driving schools for occupational drivers, see 85.32
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P8559x
Other Education Not Elsewhere Classified
Includes
  • education that is not definable by level
  • academic tutoring
  • learning centres offering remedial courses
  • professional examination review courses
  • language instruction and conversational skills instruction
  • computer training
  • religious instruction
  • lifeguard training
  • survival training
  • public speaking training
  • speed reading instruction
Excludes
  • adult literacy programmes, see 85.20
  • general secondary education, see 85.31
  • technical and vocational secondary education, see 85.32
  • higher education, see 85.4
Codes in this category used at Companies House
P856xx
Educational Support Activities
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P8560x
Educational Support Activities
Includes
  • the provision of non-instructional activities that support educational processes or systems:
    • educational consulting
    • educational guidance counselling activities
    • educational testing evaluation activities
    • educational testing activities
    • organisation of student exchange programmes
Excludes
  • research and experimental development on social sciences and humanities, see 72.20
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