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Student 2018/19 - ILR Agreement identifier

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Student 2018/19

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ILR Agreement identifier

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The identifier associates a legal entity (organisation) to an employer’s apprenticeship account.

Applicable toEngland

All LearnerEmploymentStatus records where Institution.ILRGEN = 1 and Instance.FUNDMODEL = 36 and LearningDeliveryFAM.LEARNDELFAMTYPE = ACT and LearningDeliveryFAM.LEARNDELFAMCODE = 1.


This field must be recorded for all learners who have an apprenticeship programmes funded through a contract for services with the employer (Learning Delivery FAM Type = ACT1).

This field is returned on the employment status record with the start date of the apprenticeship programme. If the agreement ID changes through the lifetime of the programme a new status record must be added with the changed agreement ID. For example, if the employer changes.

This identifier is displayed in the “Your organisations and agreements” section of the employer account when they sign the ESFA agreement on behalf of their legal entity.

Each legal entity in an employer’s account will have a different agreement ID.

This is not an employer’s account ID.

Must contain a six digit identifier using alphanumeric characters.

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Reason required To enable the association of an apprentice to a legal entity within an employer’s apprenticeship account.
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Field length6
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Data type: ILRAGREEIDType
OwnerEducation and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
Date modified2019-08-30
Change management notesCoverage updated to include the restriction of Institution.ILRGEN = 1, reflecting the current behaviour of the HESA data collection system for C18051.

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