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.

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.

  1. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2017 to 2018

    • Guidance

2017 to 2018 ILR guidance

  1. ILR guides and templates for 2017 to 2018

    • Guidance

2017 to 2018 non-ILR data

  1. Apprenticeship service bulk upload specification

    • Guidance
  2. Earnings adjustment statement (EAS) 2017 to 2018

    • Guidance

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.

  1. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2016 to 2017

    • Guidance
  2. ILR standard file specifications and reference data

    • Guidance
  3. ESFA: supplementary data collection

    • Guidance

2016 to 2017 ILR guidance

  1. ILR guides and templates for 2016 to 2017

    • Guidance

2016 to 2017 non-ILR data

  1. Earnings adjustment statement (EAS) 2016 to 2017

    • Guidance

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.

  1. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2015 to 2016

    • Guidance

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.

  1. ILR guides and templates for 2015 to 2016

    • Guidance

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.

  1. SFA: community learning data forms 2015 to 2016

    • Guidance

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.

  1. ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2014 to 2015

    • Guidance

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.

  1. ILR guides, e-learning modules and templates for 2013 to 2014

    • Guidance

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).

  1. ILR data: check that it meets standards and quality requirements

    • Guidance
  2. Individualised Learner Record (ILR): check that data is accurate

    • Guidance
  3. Individualised Learner Record (ILR): sources of data

    • Guidance

ILR portals

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

  1. SFA: 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.

  1. ESFA financial assurance: monitoring the funding rules

    • Guidance