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Student 2016/17 - Work placement employer identifier

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Student 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in All fields

Work placement employer identifier

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The identifier of the employer that the learner is undertaking the work experience placement with.

Applicable toEngland

Option for all learning delivery work placement records.


This field must be recorded for all learners undertaking a work experience placement as part of a Traineeship or supported internship. It is not required for work placements that are part of other 16-19 study programmes.

This field must contain a valid employer number from the Employer Data Service (EDS).

The EDS can be found at: To obtain a new employer number, contact Blue Sheep on either 01242 545 346 or by emailing [email protected]

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

Monitoring employer and sector uptake of work placements.

Part of
Field length9
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: EMPIDType
OwnerInformation Management Services (including the Data Service and Learning Records Service)

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