Vocational and Other Qualifications Quarterly: Quarter 3 (July – September 2018) for Wales
A quarterly release that presents data on vocational and other qualification certifications for Wales for the latest quarter.
Release Date: Thursday 6 December, 2018
Period covered: July - September 2018
Next Update: February (Provisional)
- An error was identified in the ranking of awarding bodies. The error affects six rows within table 7 '50 awarding bodies with the higher number of certificates issued in the 12 months to this quarter end'. The statistical release, key points and dataset are unaffected. The error has now been corrected.
- 224,315 certificates were awarded between July and September of 2018. This is a 1.0 per cent decrease compared to the same quarter in 2017, when there were 226,540 certifications.
- Between October 2017 and September 2018 there were 420,665 certifications, a decrease of 0.4 per cent compared to 422,315 between October 2016 and September 2017.
- Following a general decline in numbers since 2013, the number of certifications has settled at a steady level of around 420k since 2017 Q4.
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