ILR specification: 2024 to 2025

Apprenticeship standard code: Field


The apprenticeship standard code for the learning being undertaken.

Reason Required

To identify the apprenticeship standard

Schema Definitions

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Collection Requirements

  • Apprenticeship Standards (ProgType 25)

Valid Entries

A valid entry from the apprenticeship standard code list which can be found in the LARS database.


Collected for all apprenticeship standards on all funding models

  • This data is only recorded for learners on an apprenticeship standard. It is not recorded for traineeship programmes or apprenticeship framework programmes.

  • The apprenticeship standard code listed in the LARS database must be recorded in this field and it must match the code listed in the LARS database.

  • Providers should consult the ILR guidance documents for details of how to record apprenticeship standard changes in the ILR.