Work Placement Employer Identifier: field
The identifier of the employer that the learner is undertaking the work experience placement with.
Monitoring employer and sector uptake of work placements.
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- Traineeships (ProgType 24)
- 16-19 excluding Apprenticeships (FundModel 25)
A valid Employer ID number from the Employer Data Service (EDS). This is a nine digit number
This field must be recorded for all learners undertaking a work experience placement as part of a traineeship or Supported Internship. It is not required for work placements that are part of other 16-19 study programmes
This field must contain a valid employer number from the Employer Data Service (EDS).
A value of 999999999 can be used temporarily (within 60 days of the work placement start date) until the employer number is known.
To obtain a new employer number, contact the EDS help desk on either 01242 545 346 or complete the online enquiry form