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Student record 2015/16 - Outcome

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Student record 2015/16

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This field indicates whether the learner achieved the learning aim, achieved partially or had no success.

Applicable toEngland

Instances at providers in England where Instance.FESTUMK = 1, 3 or 4 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01.

Valid entries and labels
1Achieved (non AS-level aims)
2Partial achievement
3No achievement
6Achieved but uncashed (AS-levels only)
7Achieved and cashed (AS-levels only)
8Learning activities are complete but the outcome is not yet known

For programme aims (Instance.AIMTYPE = 1), the outcome of the entire programme must be recorded in this field.

For all other learning aims this field should be used to record the learning outcome of the learning aim.

Further guidance on recording completion can be found in the Provider support manual.

AS Qualifications

With the introduction of the new linear A levels from 2015 to 2016 in some subjects, AS qualifications will be decoupled from the A level, which means that AS marks will not count towards the A level.

AS qualifications in subjects that have been decoupled from the A level will no longer be recorded as cashed or uncashed. Code 1 must be used to record the achievement of these AS levels.

In subjects where the AS qualifications have not yet been reformed, you can continue to use codes 6 or 7 to indicate whether or not the learner has claimed a certificate from the awarding body for the AS qualification.

Traineeship Programmes

Traineeship programmes can only be recorded as achieved when a learner has progressed to an apprenticeship, job or further learning (see the EFA and SFA funding documentation for full details of the requirements). Where the programme is complete but the outcome is not yet known then code 8 should be recorded.

A Learner Destination and Progression record must also be returned for all traineeship programmes.

Quality rules
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Reason required

For the purpose of perfomance indicators and management information and by the Skills Funding Agency to fund achievement.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
OwnerInformation Management Services (including the Data Service and Learning Records Service)
Date modified2015-09-24
Change management notesValid entries 4 and 5 removed, valid entry 8 added to align with the FE Individualised Learner Record (ILR) specification for 2015/16. Guidance updated accordingly.

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