ESFA R06 Submission Information and Advice

The R06 submission window is currently open – the guaranteed collection availability started 17th January and closes at 18:00 on Thursday 6th February. 

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 (v1)  
ILR Specification (v2)  
Validation Rules (Rule Violations) spreadsheet (v4)  
Submit Learner Data (SLD) hub  
SLD Known Issues spreadsheet  
Download the FIS (Latest version that works with PICS is 1.0.12) 

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

Unexpected Error when running the ILR exporter
The ILR exporter now requires .NET Core 3. Please see our blog post on system requirements