Approved: Recommended
Target audience: 
Data modellers
ICT procurers
System developers or programmers

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) classification.

The qualification element classification is the classification used by the Department for Education for the qualification element and is also known as the discount code, LDCS, or LEAP code.

This is version 3.0, it replaces v2.0 of the standard.


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