ESFA R03 Submission Information and Advice

The R03 submission window is currently open – the guaranteed collection availability started 16th October and closes at 18:00 on Wednesday 6th November.   

If you’re experiencing Rule Violations, please refer to our guidance on Resolving ILR Rule Violations.  

As always, please contact us via or on 01603 492620 if you need assistance.  

Useful links:  

Provider Support Manual  
ILR Specification  
Validation Rules (Rule Violations) spreadsheet  
Submit Learner Data (SLD) hub  
SLD Known Issues spreadsheet 
Download the FIS (Latest version is 1.0.6 – note that 1.0.5 doesn’t allow you to send a file from PICS to FIS)  

Known issues (we’ll keep this section updated throughout submission):