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Key Information Set 2014/15 - Location identifier

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Key Information Set 2014/15

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Location identifier

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Short nameLOCID

This field records the provider's own identifier for a teaching location.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All providers where Institution.Location entity exists


This field records a two character identifier for the teaching location.

CourseLocation.LOCID must be the same as that submitted in Location.LOCID.

This field must not be returned when KISCourse.KISTYPE = 3, or when KISCourse.DISTANCE = 1.

Example 1 - Provider owned campus

Example 2 - A franchise partner

If the majority of the first year of the KIS Course is undertaken at a single location, as indicated by Location.LOCID, then that Location.LOCID should also be submitted in CourseLocation.LOCID.

If the course is undertaken at multiple locations in the first year, CourseLocation.LOCID should represent the location where the majority of time is spent.

If time is split evenly between locations, then CourseLocation.LOCID should represent a central location for all first year components.

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Reason required

To allow linking of course locations.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: LOCID
Data type: LOCIDType

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