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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17 - UK Provider Reference Number

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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

UK Provider Reference Number

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Short nameUKPRN

This field records the UK Provider Reference Number which is the unique identifier allocated to providers by the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP).

Applicable toEngland

All providers.


This field is identical to the Institution.UKPRN field in the Student record.

A single register of learning providers is being developed as a part of the Managing Information Across Partners (MIAP) programme. In the long-term it is anticipated that the UKPRN will replace the plethora of provider identifiers used by different organisations in the education sector.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To identify source of record; used by HESA and all Statutory Customers to identify the provider of a student.

Part of
Field length8
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: UKPRN
Data type: UKPRNType
OwnerUK Register of Learning Providers

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