The Engagement records a student's commitment to an educational aim, and its realisation over time.
|Uniquely Identified By||Each Engagement (Engagement) is uniquely identified by:|
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One Engagement is required to be returned for each commitment a student has towards an educational aim.
If a student studies for multiple qualifications or credit with a provider, they may have more than one Engagement, either concurrently or consecutively.
In general, a student will have more than one Engagement where they have more than one distinct educational aim.
There is an exception when the record is flagged as an intercalation (StudentCourseSession.INTERCALATION = 01), in which case multiple levels or independent credits or qualifications, are permitted for the same Engagement (unless they are at different providers).
The Engagement is closed when either:
An Engagement can be reopened where:
For guidance on when Engagements should be created or closed, please see the Further guidance on returning Engagements.
Quality rules to follow
To record details of a student's commitment to an educational aim, to record where students have multiple commitments.