ILR specification: 2020 to 2021

Learner support reason: attribute field


The category of learner support awarded to the learner.

Reason Required

To identify and report on learners that are in receipt of different types of learner support and to assist in the evaluation of its effectiveness.

Min Occurs
Max Occurs

Collection Requirements

  • Advanced Learner Loans
  • 16-19 excluding Apprenticeships (FundModel 25)
  • Adult Skills (FundModel 35)
  • ESF (FundModel 70)
  • Other Adult (FundModel 81)


For non-funded learners, this is only collected for learners financed by an Advanced Learner Loan at Grant funded providers

  • If the provider is a Grant funded provider, learner support for Advanced Learner Loan funded learners must be reported using codes LSR 58 to 60 as applicable.

  • If a provider has a 16-18 Bursary Fund allocation for ESF funded learners aged 16-18, then codes LSR55 and LSR56 should be used to record learners who have received bursary funding.

  • Where more than one category of learner support applies to a learner, enter as many as necessary.

  • This data must be updated annually.