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Student 2016/17 - ITT entry route

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Student 2016/17

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ITT entry route

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valid entries
Short nameENTRYRTE

This field describes the route by which the student has accessed ITT provision.

Applicable toEngland

All instances at providers in England where Course.TTCID = 1 or Q and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01 and Instance.MODE is not 63 or 64.

Valid entries and labels
02School Direct tuition fee
03School Direct salaried
04EYITT Graduate Entry
05EYITT Graduate employment-based
06EYITT Undergraduate Entry
07EYITT Assessment Only
08EYITT School Direct

Related valid entries within the Instance.INITIATIVES data item must also be returned if applicable and may be considered subsets of those above. For example, a student studying an Abridged School Direct Salaried programme would be returned with Instance.ENTRYRTE code 03 and Instance.INITIATIVES code P 'Abridged ITT Course.

Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT)

Further guidance on the coding requirements for those on EYITT programmes may be found in the 'Further guidance about Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) programmes' document.

These codes were previously Instance.INITIATIVES codes F-J.

School Direct Training Programme guidance

School Direct Training Programme records must now be coded using codes 02 or 03. Previously these were recorded as G in the Course.TTCID field, with accompanying MSTUFEE data where required.


This should include any other courses, that are not Early Years Initial Teacher Training or School Direct Training Programmes. Also known as 'Core', 'Mainstream' or 'Provider-led'.

Information on the differing routes into teaching can be found at the Get into Teaching website.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To monitor provision and to allow the NCTL to accurately record the routes through which students access ITT provision.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
OwnerNational College for Teaching and Leadership
Date modified2017-07-25
Change management notesGuidance has been amended to clarify that an Instance.INITIATIVES valid entry must be returned if applicable but are considered a subset of this field.

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