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Student record 2015/16 - FE general qualification aim

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Student record 2015/16

Fields required from institutions in Wales

FE general qualification aim


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Typefield
Short nameFEQAIMC
Description

This field describes the learning aim as listed on either the Learning Aim Reference System (LARS), or the Qualifications Wales QiW database.

Applicable toEngland Wales
Coverage

All courses where for any linked instance Instance.FESTUMK = 1, 3 or 4

Notes

Where there are any HE level students on an instance linked to this course and funded by SFA/EFA or Welsh Government DfES, (code 3 'The student is an SFA/EFA/Welsh Government DfES funded learner studying at HE level' in Instance.FESTUMK) then Course.COURSEAIM, Course.FEQAIMC, and Course subject must all be completed.

Providers in England

Providers in England should populate this field with a value obtained from the Learning Aim Reference System (LARS).

For providers in England, '66666666' is no longer a valid entry in this field.

Providers in Wales

Providers in Wales should populate this field with a value obtained from the Qualifications Wales QiW database.

Because of the way that Qualifications Wales have allocated Qualification Numbers, providers in Wales are required to remove slash characters in order for the Qualification Number to be returned in this field.

For internally validated courses not funded by the Welsh Government DfES, providers can use the non-specific code of '66666666' to identify these courses in this field.

If (after a discussion with Welsh Government DfES) a generic code or '66666666' is used within this field then Welsh Government DfES requires providers to also complete Course subject in order to give detail of the subject area of the qualification.

Quality rules
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
Reason required

To allow monitoring of FE students by qualification aim.

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: FEQAIMC
Related fields
OwnerSFA/EFA/WG-DfES
Version1.1
Date modified2016-05-26
Change management notesDescription and Notes sections updated to make reference to the Qualifications in Wales (QiW) database, the format in which Qualification Numbers should be returned, and include a link both to this the QiW and to the Learning Aims Reference System (LARS).

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