ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Learner funding and monitoring type: field


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Type of change:
Details of change:

The National learner monitoring code list has been updated to include:

  • NLM 21 Learner in receipt of 16-19 tuition fund
  • NLM 22 Learner repeating up to one full final year of 16-19 funded provision


The funding or monitoring type being recorded.

Reason required

To identify additional funding and/or monitoring characteristics of the learner.

Schema definitions

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Attribute Codes

HNSHigh needs studentsTo indicate if a local authority has paid element 3 'top-up' funding for an 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded student whose agreed support costs are greater than £6,000.
EHCEducation Health Care planTo indicate if the learner has an Education Health Care (EHC) plan.
DLADisabled students allowanceTo indicate if the learner is in receipt of disabled students allowance.
LSRLearner support reasonThe category of learner support awarded to the learner.
SENSpecial educational needsA learner with a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them.
NLM National learner monitoringTo identify any additional monitoring characteristics required for the learner.
EDFEligibility for 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) disadvantage fundingLearner eligibility for 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) disadvantage funding.
MCFGCSE Maths condition of fundingIndicates the learner is either exempt from or has met the GCSE maths condition of funding.
ECFGCSE English condition of fundingIndicates the learner is either exempt from or has met the GCSE English condition of funding.
FMEFree Meals EligibilityLearner eligibility for free meals


This field should only be returned where a FAM type applies to the learner.

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