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Key Information Set 2012/13 - AccreditationAccreditation

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Key Information Set 2012/13

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Short nameAccreditation

This entity records information about course accreditation

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All KISCourses where applicable and KISCourse.KISTYPE = 1


This entity records the professional accreditations for the course

Where the course is accredited in a way that gives the student something specific back then a short textual description should be given in Accreditation.ACCTYPE. In all cases the accrediting body should be returned in Accreditation.ACCBODYID .

This entity must not be returned where Course.KISTYPE = 2 or 3.

This entity must not be reported for fields that do not have professional accreditation.

The XML structure allows for up to 10 accreditations to be recorded for a single KIS.

If accreditation is at the institution rather than course level, provided accreditation applies to all courses offered by the institution it should be recorded on every KIS.

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Reason requiredThis entity exists to hold fields that describe course accreditation
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences10
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Element: Accreditation
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Date modified2012-03-29
Change management notesEntity updated with guidance on when the accrediting bodies and types should be returned.

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