ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Telephone number: field

Definition

The current telephone number of the learner.

Reason required

Used for learner surveys.

Schema definitions

XML Element Name
TelNo
Field length
18
Data type
RestrictedString
Minimum occurrences
0
Maximum occurrences
1
Part of

Collection requirements

  • Collected for all learners

Valid entries

String of numeric digits, must not include brackets, must not contain any spaces at all including between the STD code and main number.

Pattern

[0-9]{1,18}

Notes

  • A telephone number must be supplied for all ESF and Adult skills funded learners to enable them to be contacted as part of the ESF 2014 to 2020 programme.

  • For other learners, a telephone number is not required if the learner has indicated that they do not wish to be contacted by phone in the Preferred method of contact field.

  • You should update this field if you are notified that this data has changed.


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