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Student 2017/18 - UKPRN in previous year

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Student 2017/18

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UKPRN in previous year

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This field records the UK provider reference number of the contracted provider of the learner in the previous year if different from the current teaching year.

Applicable toEngland

Students at providers in England where Institution.ILRGEN = 1 and any Instance.PROGTYPE = 25.


This field should be recorded only where provision has transferred from one provider to another due to minimum contract levels, as recorded in the LearnerFAM fields using code NLM18, or if requested by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

This field records a change of UKPRN from that recorded in the previous year. It does not need to be recorded in subsequent years unless the UKPRN has changed again.

The UK Provider Reference Number (UKPRN) may be acquired from the UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) which can be found at

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Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: UKPRNType
OwnerEducation and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

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