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Student 2018/19 - Number of units to achieve full qualification

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Student 2018/19

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Number of units to achieve full qualification

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Short nameNOUNTACH

This field records the number of units or modules that are to be completed to achieve the full qualification or learning aim.

Applicable toWales

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


This field and Number of units completed will be used to identify the proportion of units achieved by the learner when partially achieving.

The length of this field is 2 characters, however the move to XML enables data to be returned with or without leading zeros, e.g. 03 or 3.

  • for learning aims consisting of units (eg OCN) or unitisation (eg NVQs) enter number of credits/units to achieve full learning aim
  • for learning aims not consisting of credits/units enter default value 99
Quality rules
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Reason required To calculate ESFA/DfES funding for partially completed learning aims.
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Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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OwnerEducation and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

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