Vocational and Other Qualifications Quarterly: Quarter 4 (October - December) 2021 for Wales

A quarterly release that presents data on vocational and other qualification certifications for Wales for the latest quarter.

Release Date: Friday 25 February, 2022
Period covered: October - December 2021
Next Update: May (provisional)

Key Points:

  • 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.
  • 38,000 certificates were awarded in quarter 4 of 2021. This is a 8.9% decrease compared to the same quarter in 2020.
  • Between January 2021 and December 2021, 241,945 certificates were awarded, an increase of 5.9% compared to the previous year.
  • Between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021 only five of the fifteen sectors saw an increase in certificates. The largest increase was in Health, Public Services and Care.
  • Between Q4 2020 and Q4 2021 three of the ten levels saw an increase in certificates. Level 3 saw the largest increase in terms of number of certificates.

Contact

Statistician

Tel: 01633 373 250

Email: statistics@qualificationswales.org

Media

Tel: 01633 373 222

Email: media@qualificationswales.org

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