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

This Business Data Standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all Education Skills and Children’s Services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about learning opportunity qualification element (QE) outcome.

This standard describes a qualification element outcome that arises out of an assessment that is part of a learning opportunity, for example a learner achieving Grade A in the assessment of a qualification that resulted from following a course.

This is version 4.0, it replaces v3.0 of the standard. 

Data definitions: