Guidance

ILR specification, validation rules and appendices 2017 to 2018

Technical documents that define the ILR data that publicly funded providers must collect and return including ILR data returns calendar for 2017.

Documents

ILR specification 2017 to 2018: version 3 (26 September 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 validation rules: version 4 (9 May 2018)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 schema definitions: version 2 (26 May 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 XML sample file: version 1 (03 July 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes: version 6 (31 May 2018)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix A, data collection timetable: version 1 (03 July 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix B, migration specification: version 1 (10 July 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix B, annex 1: version 1 (10 July 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix C - valid postcode format: version 1 (28 April 2017

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix D - higher education domicile codes: version 1 (28 April 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix F - privacy notice: version 2 (23 February 2018)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix G - prior attainment levels: version 1 (28 April 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix H, learning aim class codes: version 1 (03 July 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix L - standard occupational classification 2000 and 2010 codes: version 1 (28 April 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix Q - learning outcome grade code list: version 1 (28 April 2017)

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ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix Q - annex 1: version 1 (28 April 2017)

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Individualised Learner Record (ILR) specification 2017 to 2018

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 1 February 2017
Last updated 1 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes.
  2. Published ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes: version 5 (24 May 2018)
  3. Updated ILR specification 2017 to 2018 validation rules.
  4. Updated ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix F - privacy notice.
  5. New version of ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes uploaded on 18 January 2018.
  6. Updated ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes.
  7. New version of ILR specification 2017 to 2018 uploaded on 26 September 2017.
  8. New version of ILR specification 2017 to 2018 validation rules uploaded on 8 September 2017
  9. New version of ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes uploaded on 3 August 2017.
  10. New file titled ILR specification 2017 to 2018 learning delivery monitoring (LDM) codes: version 1 uploaded on 24 July 2017.
  11. Two new files uploaded on 10 July 2017. ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix B, migration specification: version 1 and ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix B, annex 1: version 1.
  12. Three new files uploaded on 3 July 2017. ILR specification 2017 to 2018 XML sample file: version 1, ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix A, data collection timetable: version 1 and ILR specification 2017 to 2018 appendix H, learning aim class codes: version 1.
  13. We have now published the ILR specification 2017 to 2018 validation rules: version 1 (23 June 2017).
  14. New version of ILR specification 2017 to 2018 uploaded on 15 June 2017.
  15. ILR specification 2017 to 2018 schema definitions: version 2 uploaded on 26 May 2017.
  16. Eight ILR specification documents uploaded on 2 May 2017.
  17. First published.