|Name:||Vocational level of course|
|Status:|| Compulsory for FE level students at institutions in Wales i.e. Welsh institution, and code 1 or 4 in field 6, FE student marker.|
Required only where the level has been agreed with NCVQ/SCOTVEC.
This field is optional for all other students.
|Description:||The Vocational level of course is a two digit numeric code to indicate the NVQ/GNVQ level and SVQ/GSVQ level obtainable from the course. NVQ/GNVQ should be coded in the range 11 - 15 and SVQ/GSVQ should be coded in the range 51 - 55.|
|Reason Required:||To identify the extent to which study in HEIs is recognised within the national vocational qualification structure.|
|11||NVQ/GNVQ Level 1|
|12||NVQ/GNVQ Level 2|
|13||NVQ/GNVQ Level 3|
|14||NVQ/GNVQ Level 4|
|15||NVQ/GNVQ Level 5|
|51||SVQ/GSVQ Level 1|
|52||SVQ/GSVQ Level 2|
|53||SVQ/GSVQ Level 3|
|54||SVQ/GSVQ Level 4|
|55||SVQ/GSVQ Level 5|
This field must contain a valid code or be blank. (Severity: 99)
M_VALIDCODE || M_EMPTY
This field must be completed by Welsh institutions when FESTUMK is coded 1 or 4. (Severity: 99)
M_WELSH && (M_ISFIELD(_FESTUMK_,"1")|| M_ISFIELD(_FESTUMK_,"4")) ?