The type of aim recorded.
To differentiate between programme aims, 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded core aims, component learning aims within a programme and learning aims that are not part of a designated programme (as defined in the Programme type field).
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- Field length
- Data type
- Minimum occurrences
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- Part of
- Collected for all aims
|3||Component learning aim within a programme|
|4||Learning aim that is not part of a programme|
|5||Core aim - (16 to 19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded learning aims only)|
All apprenticeship and traineeship programmes must have a programme aim with an Aim Type of code 1.
All learning aims within a programme must be recorded using Code 3, Component learning aim within a programme, unless the aim is a traineeship core aim.
If the programme is a 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded traineeship, the work experience learning aim must be identified as the core aim using code 5.
Refer to the Provider Support Manual for more information about recording apprenticeship and traineeship programmes.
16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programmes (not traineeships)
All 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programmes must have a core aim. This is recorded using Aim type code 5. The core aim is the substantive learning aim being undertaken in a programme of study. Please refer to the 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funding documentation for further information about the core aim.
All other learning aims are recorded using Aim type code 4.
A programme aim is not recorded for a 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programme unless it is a traineeship.