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Operation: Get_Competency_Categories

Get all competency categories


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Web Service

 

Request

 

Response

 

Element(s)

 

Request Element: Get_Competency_Categories_Request

Element containing the references of the Competency Categories requested.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References  Competency_Categories_Request_References  [0..1]  Used to provide either a WID or Competency_Category_ID to request Competency Categories.   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes. 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
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Response Element: Get_Competency_Categories_Response

Response Element for Get Competency Categories.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@version string [0..1] Web Service version  
Request_References  Competency_Categories_Request_References  [0..1]  Used to provide either a WID or Competency_Category_ID to request Competency Categories.   
Response_Filter  Response_Filter  [0..1]  Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes. 
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
 
Response_Results  Response_Results  [0..1]  The "Response_Results" element contains summary information about the data that has been returned from your request including "Total_Results", "Total_Pages", and the current "Page" returned.   
Response_Data  Competency_Category_Response_Data  [0..1]  Response Data for the Competency Category.   
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Competency_Categories_Request_References

part of: Get_Competency_Categories_Request, Get_Competency_Categories_Response
Used to provide either a WID or Competency_Category_ID to request Competency Categories.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Competency_Category_Reference  Competency_CategoryObject  [1..*]  Used to provide either a WID or Competency_Category_ID to request Competency Categories.   
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Competency_CategoryObject

part of: Competency_Category, Competency_Categories_Request_References
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
@Descriptor  string  [1..1]  Display information used to describe an instance of an object. This 'optional' information is for outbound descriptive purposes only and is not processed on inbound Workday Web Services requests.   
ID  Competency_CategoryObjectID  [0..*]  Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.   
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Competency_CategoryObjectID

part of: Competency_CategoryObject
Contains a unique identifier for an instance of an object.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
#text  string       
@type  WID, Competency_Category_ID  [1..1]  The unique identifier type. Each "ID" for an instance of an object contains a type and a value. A single instance of an object can have multiple "ID" but only a single "ID" per "type".   
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Response_Filter

part of: Get_Competency_Categories_Request, Get_Competency_Categories_Response
Parameters that let you filter the data returned in the response. You can filter returned data by dates and page attributes.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
As_Of_Effective_Date  date  [0..1]  Indicates the date when application data, such as benefits and compensation, are deemed effective in the Workday system. (Also referred to as the "Effective Moment".) If not specified, this date defaults to TODAY.   
As_Of_Entry_DateTime  dateTime  [0..1]  Indicates the date and time that data was entered into the system. (This field is also referred to as the "Entry Moment".) If not specified, defaults to the CURRENT DATE/TIME.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Indicates the page of data to return in the response, and defaults to the first page (Page = 1). For responses that contain more than one page of data, use this parameter to retrieve the additional pages of data. For example, set Page = 2 to retrieve the second page of data. Note: If you set the page parameter, you must also specify the "As_Of_Entry_Date" to ensure that the result set remains the same between your requests.   
Count  decimal (3, 0) >0   [0..1]  Sets the number of objects to return within each response page (Min = 1, Max = 999, Default = 100 if not set). Any values you set must be between 1-999.   
Validation Description
Page Number cannot be zero.  Page number cannot be zero. 
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Response_Results

part of: Get_Competency_Categories_Response
The "Response_Results" element contains summary information about the data that has been returned from your request including "Total_Results", "Total_Pages", and the current "Page" returned.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Total_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of results that have been returned from your request.   
Total_Pages  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The total number of pages that exist for your request. A page of data in WWS contains a maximum of 100 entries. So, if you have exactly 1,000 employees returned in a request, then you will have 10 pages of data that will need to be retrieved to build your complete dataset. Each page contains a maximum of 100 entries.   
Page_Results  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  Number of Results in current page.   
Page  decimal (12, 0) >0   [0..1]  The page of data that has been returned for the given request.   
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Competency_Category_Response_Data

part of: Get_Competency_Categories_Response
Response Data for the Competency Category.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Competency_Category  Competency_Category  [0..*]  Competency Category Details.   
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Competency_Category

part of: Competency_Category_Response_Data
Competency Category Details.
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Competency_Category_Reference  Competency_CategoryObject  [0..1]  The reference of the Competency Category requested.   
Competency_Category_Data  Competency_Category_Data  [0..*]  Competency Category Details   
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Competency_Category_Data

part of: Competency_Category
Competency Category Details
 
Parameter name Type/Value Cardinality Description Validations
Name  string  [1..1]  Comeptency Category Name   
Code  string  [1..1]  Competency Category ID   
Description  string  [0..1]  Competency Category Description   
Usage_Count  decimal (20, 0) >0   [0..1]  The usage count of a Competency Category.   
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Competency_CategoryReferenceEnumeration

part of: Competency_CategoryObjectID
Base Type
string
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