Student 2016/17 - Delivery location postcode
Fields required from institutions in All fields
Delivery location postcode
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This field records the postcode of the address at which the learning is delivered.
The postcode must be returned in upper case.
Where delivery is at more than one location, record the postcode of the location at which the majority of learning is delivered.
Where provision is delivered away from a learning centre, for example distance or e-learning, an empty element should be returned, i.e:
Where an empty element is returned, any Individualised Learner Record (ILR) data generated from this field will be populated with ZZ99 9ZZ.
Where the delivery point is a building site without a postcode the local provider's postcode should be used.
This should be the delivery location at start. There is no requirement for providers to update this information if the student's delivery location changes.
Quality rules to follow
To enable Apprenticeship funding allocations. To monitor delivery of learning and to calculate the area cost factor funding for Adult Skills funding. To support local planning. To monitor delivery of national contracts. To calculate minimum levels of performance. To allow analysis of Community Learning provision for Area Reviews, consistent with other provision.
Data type: PostCodeWithNullType
|Owner||Skills Funding Agency|
|Change management notes||Guidance has been removed relating to 'HE centre location' field, which HESA do not collect.|
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