ILR specification: 2021 to 2022

Outcome Collection Date: field


The date that the outcome data was collected from the learner.

Reason required

To be used to calculate the duration of the outcome in conjunction with the outcome start date. To identify at the time the destination was collected, whether it had already occurred or is a future event.

Schema definitions

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Collection requirements

  • 16-19 excluding Apprenticeships (FundModel 25)
  • Adult Skills (FundModel 35)
  • ESF (FundModel 70)
  • Other Adult (FundModel 81)
  • Non ‘apprenticeship service’ apprenticeship, funded by ESFA (FundModel 36, ACT2)

Valid entries

A valid date, using the date pattern YYYY-MM-DD


  • If you receive updated information about an outcome that has already been recorded then the collection date on the existing record can be updated. A new record for the same outcome does not need to be returned.

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