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Initiative valid from date (VALIDFROM)

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Key Value
Name Initiative valid from date
Short name VALIDFROM
Part of Course initiative (CourseInitiative)
Description This field records the date that the initiative is valid from.
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All CourseInitiative entities

This field must be returned for all initiatives to record the date the initiative is valid from. This may align with the start of the Course or the point at which the initiative was introduced or became applicable to the Course.

Combined with CourseInitiative.VALIDTO this therefore records the period that the initiative is valid for.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To record the time period that initiatives are valid for, to prevent the need to create a new Course when the associated initiatives change.
Field Length 10 (in the format YYYY-MM-DD)

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