Vocational and Other Qualifications Quarterly: Quarter 3 (July - September) 2021 for Wales
A quarterly release that presents data on vocational and other qualification certifications for Wales for the latest quarter.
Release Date: Thursday 25 November, 2021
Period covered: July - September 2021
Next Update: February (provisional)
- The statistics in this release are likely to have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
- This release no longer includes Welsh Baccalaureate or Skills Challenge Certificate qualifications. More information on this change can be found in the background notes, as well as information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected these statistics.
- 127,435 certificates were awarded in quarter 3 of 2021. This is a 5.0% increase compared to the same quarter in 2020.
- Between October 2020 and September 2021, 245,670 certificates were awarded, an increase of 3.0% compared to the previous year.
- Between Q3 2020 and Q3 2021 ten of the fifteen sectors saw an increase in certificates. The largest increase was in Arts, Media and Publishing.
- Between Q3 2020 and Q3 2021 seven of the ten levels saw an increase in certificates. Level 3 saw the largest increase in terms of number of certificates.
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