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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Provider learners by provider and mode of study
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Academic yearAcademic years run from 1 August of the initial year to 31 July of the following year.[Filtered]
[Collapse]Age groupThis dimension gives the age of the learner at 31 August of the academic year. [Filtered]
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Age group 1[Filter]
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Gender 1[Filter]
Area Codes[Filter]
[Collapse]Region of domicileThis dimension gives the local authority of domicile of the learner, and has been calculated using their recorded home postcode. The 22 local authorities in Wales are grouped under four regions.[Filtered]
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Region of domicile 3[Filter]
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[Collapse]Mode of studyAny learners pursuing a work-based learning designated learning programme at a further education institution have been categorised as work-based learning. Full-time and part-time learners are determined using the learning programme code, with priority being given to full-time learning programmes. Prior to 2014/15, full-time learners are defined as those with at least 450 guided contact hours across all learning programmes in the academic year.[Filter]
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[Collapse]ProviderThis dimension gives the provider with whom the learner is studying. Data for further education (FE) institutions includes work-based learning provision on a consortium member basis and local authority community learning (LACL) where there is a formal enrolment with the FE institution. The remainder of the providers are split between LACL and WBL providers, with the latter being grouped together as other training providers.[Filter]
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[Collapse]All providersLearner counts are based on providers\' own learner identifiers and therefore this figure will include some multiple-counting between providers.142,535175,310170,445488,295
All providersLearner counts are based on providers\' own learner identifiers and therefore this figure will include some multiple-counting between providers.[Collapse]All Further Education institutions142,535155,37556,015353,915
All Further Education institutionsBarry College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Bridgend College7,1908,2303,60519,025
Coleg Sir Gar9,50510,3903,48523,380
Coleg Ceredigion.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Deeside College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Glan Hafren.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Gorseinon College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Gwent21,29511,2601,36033,920
Grwp Llandrillo Menai16,27020,6457,74544,655
Coleg Llandrillo.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Llysfasi.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Meirion Dwyfor.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Merthyr Tydfil College5,425815.The data item is not applicable6,250
Pembrokeshire College5,7255,3554,67515,750
Coleg Morgannwg.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Powys.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
St David's Catholic Sixth Form College4,355.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable4,355
Swansea College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Welsh College of Horticulture.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Yale College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Ystrad Mynach College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
WEA (South).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
YMCA.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Menai.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Neath Port Talbot College.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Coleg Harlech / WEA (North).The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Gower College Swansea13,46511,3058,49533,260
Cardiff and Vale College15,60017,2956,81539,710
Coleg Cambria18,15018,35010,19546,700
Coleg Y Cymoedd14,5059,6054,71528,820
Adult Learning Wales.The data item is not applicable27,920.The data item is not applicable27,920
Grwp NPTC11,02514,2004,93030,155
WEA Cymru.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
[Collapse]Other training providersOther training providers.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable114,440114,440
[Collapse]Local Education Authority Community Learning providers.The data item is not applicable19,940.The data item is not applicable19,940
Local Education Authority Community Learning providersFlintshire.The data item is not applicable290.The data item is not applicable290
Wrexham.The data item is not applicable535.The data item is not applicable535
Powys.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Ceredigion.The data item is not applicable580.The data item is not applicable580
Pembrokeshire.The data item is not applicable4,905.The data item is not applicable4,905
Carmarthenshire.The data item is not applicable600.The data item is not applicable600
Swansea.The data item is not applicable2,875.The data item is not applicable2,875
Neath Port Talbot.The data item is not applicable470.The data item is not applicable470
Bridgend.The data item is not applicable785.The data item is not applicable785
The Vale of Glamorgan.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication
Rhondda Cynon Taf.The data item is not applicable2,565.The data item is not applicable2,565
Merthyr Tydfil.The data item is not applicable395.The data item is not applicable395
Caerphilly.The data item is not applicable805.The data item is not applicable805
Blaenau Gwent.The data item is not applicable340.The data item is not applicable340
Torfaen.The data item is not applicable460.The data item is not applicable460
Newport.The data item is not applicable435.The data item is not applicable435
Cardiff.The data item is not applicable3,020.The data item is not applicable3,020

Metadata

Title

Provider learners in further education and work-based learning in Wales

Last update

24 February 2022 24 February 2022

Next update

February 2023

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Lifelong Learning Wales Record, Welsh Government

Contact email

post16ed.stats@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English only

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

This table provides the number of post-16 learners (excluding those enrolled at higher education institutions and school sixth forms) attending institutions in Wales.

Learner counts are based on providers' own learner identifiers and therefore the total learners across all providers will include some multiple-counting between providers.

All figures are rounded to the nearest multiple of 5. Any values greater than 0 and less than 5 have been suppressed and replaced with an asterisk (*)


Data collection and calculation

From 2016/17 onwards all data in the table is calculated using the month 5 freeze of the Lifelong Learning Wales Record (LLWR). This freeze is produced close to the end of the December after the academic year in question finishes. For example, the freeze containing the 2016/17 data was taken close to the end of December 2017.
Prior to 2016/17 data in the table was calculated using the month 7 freeze of the Lifelong Learning Wales Record (LLWR). This freeze was produced close to the end of the February after the academic year in question finishes. For example, the freeze containing the 2015/16 data was taken close to the end of February 2017.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data in the table is presented on an academic year basis, which runs from 1st August - 31st July.

Users, uses and context

The data in this table are used both within and outside the Welsh Government to monitor educational trends and as a baseline for further analysis of the underlying data. Some of the key users are:

Ministers and the Members Research Service in the National Assembly for Wales
Officials in the Welsh Government
Other government departments
Further Education Institutions, Work-Based Learning providers and local authorities
Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education and Training in Wales
Students, researchers, and academics
Individual citizens, private companies, and the media

These statistics are used in a variety of ways. Some examples of these are:

General background and research
Inclusion in reports and briefings
Advice to Ministers
Informing and evaluating the education policy-making process in Wales

LLWR data are used to underpin funding and performance reports for learning providers, to calculate NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) figures and in student finance modelling.

Rounding applied

All figures in the table have been rounded to the closest multiple of 5. All non-zero values less than 5 have been suppressed and are denoted by an asterisk (*).

Weblinks

http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/further-education-work-based-learning-community-learning-statistics/ - Further education, work-based learning and community learning statistics: an annual publication which this table provides part of a digital alternative with improved interactivity.

https://statswales.wales.gov.uk/Catalogue/Education-and-Skills/Post-16-Education-and-Training/Further-Education-and-Work-Based-Learning/Learners/Time-Series/numberoflearners-by-age-gender-ethnicity - A second report which provides data on provider learners in further education and work-based learning. Learner numbers in this report can be broken down by ethnicity and learning difficulty or disability status.

Keywords

Learning Network Analysis Lifelong Learning Wales Record LLWR Further Education FE Community Learning ACL LACL Work Based Learning WBL Post 16 P16

Statistical quality

Statisticians within the Welsh Government review the data and query any anomalies with the LLWR data collection team and, where relevant, with learning providers before tables are published.

The LLWR data underlying this table are intended to be final, for non-funding purposes.