Data sources

ILR data records details about the learner, the learner’s programme (if applicable) and their learning aims. A learning aim is an element of learning, such as a single qualification or an element of a wider programme. For example, Apprenticeship programmes have a number of component learning aims: competency, knowledge and functional skills.


Qualifications Approved for Public funding
Explains why qualifications are funded or not funded and the process by which funding approval decisions are made.

Qualifications Information Guide
Information about which qualifications are funded by the Skills Funding Agency and the funding approval decision process.

Register of Regulated Qualifications
Details of all recognised awarding organisations and regulated qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland from Ofqual.

Section 96 Qualifications
Lots of info from the DfE about qualifications that are approved for teaching to students under the age of 19 years in maintained schools and colleges.