ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Equivalent or Lower Qualification: field

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Type of change:
Revision
Details of change:

Aim Type 1 is no longer a collection requirement for these Learning Delivery HE fields.


Definition

This field will capture whether a student is aiming for an Equivalent or lower qualification (ELQ) than one already achieved.

Reason required

To assist in determining whether a student is non-fundable under the ELQ policy.

Schema definitions

XML Element Name
ELQ
Field length
1
Data type
xs:int
Minimum occurrences
0
Maximum occurrences
1

Collection requirements

  • Aim Types 3,4 and 5

Attribute Codes

CodeTitle
1Non-exempt ELQ
2Exempt ELQ
3Not ELQ
9Not required

Notes

  • Equivalent or lower qualification field is collected for all prescribed HE learning aims.

  • For full guidance about this field, please refer to the HESA specification.

  • Exempt ELQs as defined as per OfS’ definitions which are not assessed, can be coded as 9, 'Not required'.

  • Code 9, 'Not required' can be used for the following students:

    • ITT students on courses that lead to QTS

    • INSET students who hold QTS

    • NHS funded students who are non-fundable.


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