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HESA Student Record 2012/13 - Apprenticeship pathway

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HESA Student Record 2012/13

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Apprenticeship pathway

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Short namePWAYCODE

This field identifies the pathway of the Apprenticeship framework being undertaken.

Applicable toEngland

All instances at institutions in England where Instance.FESTUMK = 1, 3 or 4 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01 and Instance.PROGTYPE = 02, 03, 10, 20 or 21.


This data must not be returned for 14-19 Diplomas or Foundation Learning Programmes.

The Apprenticeship pathway must be recorded on all aims within an Apprenticeship programme, including the programme aim. For continuing learners this field must be completed with 0.

For Apprenticeship frameworks that start on or after 1 August 2012, if the Framework pathway code is listed in LARA, then the pathway code recorded in this field must match the pathway code listed in LARA. This must be recorded on all aims within the programme.

If the Framework pathway code is not available in LARA at the start of the programme, then this field must be completed with 0.

If the Framework pathway code is added to LARA after the programme start date, then there is no requirement to update this field, although providers can do so if they wish to.

Providers should consult the Provider Support manual for details of how to record pathway changes in the ILR.

The list of valid values are available in LARA download from the IM Services gateway.

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Reason required

To track multiple pathways within a framework which identify different types of employment/job roles.

Part of
Field length3
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
OwnerThe Data Service
Date modified2013-04-30
Change management notesBusiness rules 1, 2 and 3 added to enforce coverage of new field.

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