Guidance

ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2016 to 2017

Technical documents that define the ILR data that publicly funded providers must collect and return including ILR data returns calendar for 2016.

Documents

ILR specification 2016 to 2017: version 3 (30 September 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 6 (18 May 2017)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 Schema definitions: version 2 (17 May 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 XML sample file: version 1 (8 April 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes: version 2 (05 June 2017)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix A, data collection timetable: version 3 (20 December 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix B, migration mapping from the 2015 to 2016 funding year: version 1 (20 April 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix B, annex 1: version 1 (26 April 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix C, valid postcode format: version 1 (10 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix D, higher education domicile codes: version 1 (10 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix F, privacy notice: version 1 (21 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix G, prior attainment levels: version 1 (10 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix H, learning aim class codes: version 2 (20 December 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix L, standard occupational classification 2000 and 2010 codes: version 1 (10 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix Q, learning outcome grade code list: version 1 (10 March 2016)

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ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix Q, annex 1: version 1 (21 April 2016)

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Individualised Learner Record (ILR) specification 2016 to 2017

This document sets out the details of data about further education (FE) learners and their learning that must be collected by colleges, training organisations, local authorities and employers (FE providers).

It provides a technical specification of ILR data collection requirements, for those who make data returns, implement data specifications and design information systems; including management information (MI) managers, software writers and suppliers.

The data collected is used to calculate funding due to FE providers, for performance monitoring, future planning and to ensure that public money is being spent in-line with government targets.

  • the document may be revised and re-issued through the year
  • all changes from previous versions are highlighted within the document
  • notifications of new documents and new versions of documents will be issued in our Twitter stream
Published 5 February 2016
Last updated 5 June 2017 + full page history
  1. New version of ILR specification 2016 to 2017 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes uploaded on 5 June 2017.
  2. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 6 uploaded on 18 May 2017.
  3. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 5 uploaded on 20 February 2017.
  4. New version of ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix A and ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix H uploaded on 20 December 2016.
  5. Updated - ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 4 (10 November 2016).
  6. ILR specification 2016 to 2017: version 3 uploaded on 30 September 2016.
  7. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 3 uploaded on 20 September 2016
  8. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix A, data collection timetable: version 2 uploaded on 01 August 2016.
  9. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 2 uploaded on 27 July 2016.
  10. New file titled ILR specification 2016 to 2017 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes: version 1 (22 July 2016) uploaded on 22 July 2016.
  11. New file ILR specification 2016 to 2017 Schema definitions: version 2 uploaded on 17 May 2016.
  12. Published ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 2 (22 April 2016).
  13. New file titled ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix Q, annex 1: version 1 (21 April 2016) uploaded on 21 April 2016.
  14. Three new documents uploaded on 21 April 2016. *ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix B, migration mapping from the 2015 to 2016 funding year: version 1 (20 April 2016) *ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix B, annex 1: version 1 (20 April 2016) *ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix H, learning aim class codes: version 1 (20 April 2016)
  15. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 Schema definitions: version 1 (8 April 2016) and ILR specification 2016 to 2017 XML sample file: version 1 (8 April 2016) uploaded on 11 April 2016.
  16. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 validation rules: version 1 (8 April 2016) uploaded on 8 April 2016
  17. New file titled ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix A, data collection timetable: version 1 uploaded on 8 April 2016.
  18. ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix F, privacy notice: version 1 (21 March 2016) uploaded on 21 March 2016.
  19. Five new files uploaded on 10 March 2016: * ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix C, valid postcode format: version 1 (10 March 2016) * ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix D, higher education domicile codes: version 1 (10 March 2016) * ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix G, prior attainment levels: version 1 (10 March 2016) * ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix L, standard occupational classification 2000 and 2010 codes: version 1 (10 March 2016) * ILR specification 2016 to 2017 appendix Q, learning outcome grade code list: version 1 (10 March 2016)
  20. First published.