Collection

Individualised Learner Record (ILR)

Information to help further education (FE) providers collect, return and check the quality of Individualised Learner Record (ILR) and other learner data.

2018 to 2019 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data

Information about learner data that publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers) must collect and return in the 2018 to 2019 funding year.

2017 to 2018 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data

Information about learner data that publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers) must collect and return in the 2017 to 2018 funding year.

2017 to 2018 ILR guidance

2017 to 2018 non-ILR data

2016 to 2017 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data

Information about learner data that publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers) must collect and return in the 2016 to 2017 funding year.

2016 to 2017 ILR guidance

2016 to 2017 non-ILR data

2015 to 2016 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data

Information about learner data that publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers) must collect and return in the 2015 to 2016 funding year.

2015 to 2016 ILR guidance

Information to support the collection of learner data by further education (FE) providers. Includes: ILR Provider Support Manual and the ILR Data Collection Template.

2015 to 2016 non-ILR data

Information about processes we use to ensure that both further education providers and ourselves are able to evidence activity relating to learners and actual costs.

2014 to 2015 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data

Information about learner data that publicly funded colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers) must collect and return in the 2014 to 2015 funding year.

2014 to 2015 ILR guidance

Information to support the collection of learner data by further education (FE) providers. Includes: ILR Provider Support Manual and the ILR Data Collection Template.

  1. ILR guides and templates

    • Guidance

2013 to 2014 ILR data and guidance

Information about learner data that FE providers must collect and return in the 2013 to 2014 funding year.

2013 to 2014 non-ILR data

Information about processes we use to ensure that both further education providers and ourselves are able to evidence activity relating to learners and actual costs.

  1. ESFA funding claims and reconciliation

    • Guidance
  2. ESF: submitting learner information

    • Guidance

ILR data applications

Software and on-line applications to assist with the ILR data collection process. Includes links to the learning aims reference service (LARS), the funding information system (FIS) and the provider data self assessment toolkit (PDSAT).

ILR portals

On-line portals where FE providers can submit ILR data and access our digital services.

  1. ESFA: the hub

    • Guidance

ILR news and updates

E-news for MI managers, software writers and suppliers about ILR data collections, FE data systems and reports, open data and other data news.

  1. ESFA: Inform

    • Guidance

SFA financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules

As part of the assurance work completed by the SFA, we perform a desktop review of how the funding system and funding rules are operating.

During the funding year, we will work with the sector to give us assurance that provision we buy meets our published funding rules.

This work will be embedded within our normal business processes for this year, including our assurance approach and end of year payment processes.

Published 25 February 2014
Last updated 14 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. New group titled ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2018 to 2019 created.
  2. New group titled 2017 to 2018 ILR guidance added to collection on 21 July 2017.
  3. New group titled 2017 to 2018 non-ILR data added to the collection on 24 February 2017.
  4. New group titled 2017 to 2018 Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data created on 31 January 2017.
  5. New group entitled 2016 to 2017 non-ILR data created on 13 September 2016.
  6. New group titled 2016 to 2017 ILR guidance added which now includes the page ILR guide and templates for 2016 to 2017. Completed on 3 June 2016.
  7. New page titled SFA: ILR standard file specifications and reference data added to collection.
  8. New page titled ILR guides and templates for 2016 to 2017 uploaded on 27 May 2016.
  9. Added documents for 2016 to 2017.
  10. Earnings adjustment statement (EAS) 2015 to 2016 added to 2015 to 2016 non-ILR data on 30 July 2015.
  11. New group entitled 2015 to 2016 non-ILR data added on 06 July 2015.
  12. Published March 2015: SFA financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules 2014 to 2015
  13. New page entitled SFA: community learning data forms 2014 to 2015 added to the 2014 to 2015 non-ILR data group on 20 November 2014.
  14. New page added: Individualised Learner Record (ILR) guides for 2014 to 2015
  15. Link to community learning data collection forms added
  16. First published.