ILR specification: 2024 to 2025

Learning Actual End Date: Field


The date that the learner completed the learning activities necessary to achieve the learning aim or the date the learner withdrew from the learning activities, accurate to within a week.

Reason Required

To monitor the time taken to complete the learning activities making up the learning aim compared to the expected time. To inform funding calculations, including framework achievements.

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Collection Requirements

  • Collected for all aims

Valid Entries

A valid date, using the date pattern YYYY-MM-DD


  • This field must be completed for all learning and programme aims once the completion status has been changed from continuing.

  • It is sufficient for the date held in this field to be accurate to within a week, providing that any approximation does not result in a learner being wrongly included or excluded in the funding calculations.

  • For programme aims, the Learning actual end date of the whole programme must be recorded in this field.

Apprenticeship Standards (FundModel 36, ProgType 25)

For apprenticeship standards on a programme aim, the Learning Actual End Date will be completed after all learning has taken place and does NOT include the end point assessment period.