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Student 2017/18 - The type of aim recorded

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Student 2017/18

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The type of aim recorded

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Short nameAIMTYPE

This field details the type of aim recorded.

Applicable toEngland

All instances at providers in England where Instance.FESTUMK = 1, 3, 4 or 5 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01.

Valid entries and labels
1Programme Aim
3Component learning aim within a programme
4Learning aim that is not part of a programme
5Core aim - (16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded learning aims only)

All apprenticeship and traineeship programmes must have a programme aim with an Aim Type of code 1.

All learning aims within a programme must be recorded using Code 3, Component learning aim within a programme, unless the aim is a traineeship core aim.

If the programme is a 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded traineeship, the work experience learning aim must be identified as the core aim using code 5.

16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programmes (not traineeships)

All 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programmes must have a core aim. This is recorded using Aim type code 5. The core aim is the substantive learning aim being undertaken in a programme of study. Please refer to the 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funding documentation for further information about the core aim.

All other learning aims are recorded using Aim type code 4.

A programme aim is not recorded for a 16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded study programme unless it is a traineeship.

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Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: AIMTYPE
OwnerInformation Management Services (including the Data Service and Learning Records Service)
Date modified2017-07-27
Change management notesThe label for valid entry 5 has been updated to 'Core aim - (16-19 (excluding Apprenticeships) funded learning aims only)'.

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