ITR Technical Information

If you have any queries, please contact the TEC Sector Helpdesk on 0800 601 301 or email

The following resources are for both ITR users and TMS developers.


ITR Schema definition (4 October 2013)

For TMS developers and ITR users needing to prepare for the implementation of changes to the ITR, and for users needing to identify what data to collect and the business rules to apply to that data. Provides detailed schema definitions for ITR messaging.

ITR XSDs (4 December 2013)

For TMS developers. Zip file containing the XML schema files for the ITR3 project. Old and new versions are available for comparison of differences.

ITR guide to integration (15 January 2013)

For developers in ITOs/MACs/vendors. Describes ITR’s outer messaging layer (which is used to integrate with the Ministry of Education’s ESIS system).

Other resources

Information is also available on the industry training organisations page.


All technical and business questions and comments can be emailed to the TEC Sector Helpdesk

  • Last changed: 16 June 2015
  • Last verified: 16 June 2015