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Host identifier (HOSTID)

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Key Value
Name Host identifier
Short name HOSTID
Part of Off venue activity (OffVenueActivity)
Description This field records the identifier of the host where the Off-venue activity is taking place, in the format indicated in OffVenueActivity.HOSTIDTYPE
Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All OffVenueActivity entities where OffVenueActivity.ACTTYPEID = 01 and 04

This field records the identifier of the host where the Off-venue activity is taking place and will be a UKPRN or URN as specified in OffVenueActivity.HOSTIDTYPE.

Where valid entry 05 HESA Identifier is returned in OffVenueActivity.HOSTIDTYPE, one of the below valid entries must be returned in this field.
For teacher training placements taking place in England or Wales, the URN of the host school must be returned. If the host of a teacher training placement for a provider in England does not have a URN, one of the following valid entries must be returned:

900000 Establishment outside England and Wales

900010 Not applicable/not available

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Optional? No
Reason required To identify the host where the Off venue activity is taking place, to monitor how Off venue activities at certain types of organisation affect graduate prospects.
Field Length 8
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.7.0 1.2.0 Removal of valid entries 0006, 0030, 0031, 0040, 0041, 0048, 0052 as work placements are no longer in the coverage of the field. Valid entry codes updated to prevent duplication with HESA provider identifiers. Guidance and coverage has also been updated where applicable to reflect the new codes
Valid Values
Code Label
5037 Other UK Further Education College
5038 Other UK Higher Education Provider
5039 Other UK independent school
5046 Other UK state school
5049 Overseas provider
5051 Overseas school
9999 Not a Research Council student

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