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Change to field length for Awarding Body abbreviation in Exams

In the exam board browse we have made a change to the length of this abbreviation in accordance with DfE guidance.  The field length is increased to 50 characters.  The latest specifications from DfE are available on the following link.

Generic QAN Data (education.gov.uk)

These changes are statutory. Please let us know if this impacts you.

The most likely bodies to be impacted are below.

AwardingBodyName AB_Acronym
Institute of Hospitality Institute of Hospitality
Cambridge Assessment International Education Cambridge International
Cambridge International Examinations Cambridge International
Open College Network West Midlands Region Open College Network West Midlands
OCN Eastern Region trading as Gateway Qualifications Gateway Qualifications
Accounting Technicians Ireland Accounting Technicians Ireland
Gateway Qualifications Gateway Qualifications
AQA - City and Guilds AQA - City and Guilds