ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Other Funding Adjustment: Field


The factor used to adjust the funding to which the learner is entitled for this aim.

Reason Required

To adjust funding for this learning aim in specific circumstances as instructed by the ESFA.

Schema Definitions

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Collection Requirements

    Aim Type 1 and 3
    • Adult Skills Traineeships (FundModel 35 and ProgType 24)
    • Apprenticeships (FundModel 36)
    • Other Adult (FundModel 81)
    Aim Type 4
    • Advanced Learner Loans
    Aim Type 3 and 4
    • Adult Skills (FundModel 35)
    • Other Adult (FundModel 81)


  • If no adjustment to the funding of this learning aim is required, this field must not be returned.

  • This field should only be completed with the amount required to increase or decrease the funding for this learning aim, for reasons other than prior learning, if requested by the ESFA.

  • The ESFA will inform providers of the factor to be used in this field if required.

  • This field may be required for some learning aims that are funded by Other Adult funding.


  • If a funding adjustment is required to the single traineeships programme rate, then this field should be completed on the programme aim (Aim type = 1).

  • If a funding adjustment is required to the English, maths or flexible element aims, then this field should be completed on the relevant component aims (Aim type = 3).

Apprenticeship standards

  • This field should be recorded where applicable.