This Business Data Standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all Education Skills and Children’s Services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about qualification element (QE) availability.
It describes a timetable as issued by an awarding organisation that defines when one or more qualification element will be available to start or take.
This is version 4.0, it replaces v3.0 of the standard.
This BDS is intended for use by, for example, ICT procurers, system developers, programmers, data modellers and statisticians.
QE availability data standard - version 4.0(PDF, 284 Kb)
Business data standard for QE availability with ISB status Approved: Recommended.
PDF, 284 Kb
QE availability data standard - version 3.0(PDF, 323 Kb)
This version of the standard has been superseded.
PDF, 323 Kb