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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Learning activities by provider and sector subject area
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Academic yearAcademic years run from 1 August of the initial year to 31 July of the following year.[Filtered]
[Collapse]Delivery mediumPrior to 2014/15 this dimension was based on the medium of delivery, and from 2014/15 onwards this dimension is dependent on the medium that the assessment was completed in. This creates a discontinuity in the series and therefore the data for medium of delivery are not comparable between these years. Any activities not delivered/assessed entirely in English or Welsh are deemed to be bilingual. Qualifications that teach the Welsh language, including Welsh for Adults, are categorised as English medium.<br /><br />The language dimension has been updated to use the new definition introduced in 2014/15. This information was previously published using the old definition.[Filtered]
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[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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[Collapse]Sector subject areaThis dimension gives the sector subject area (SSA) of the learning activity. These SSAs are derived from the LearnDirect Classification System, and are the QCA defined learning areas with some amendments to be consistent with Estyn statistics. [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.166,84562,91013,82568,02052,53041,10561,39024,39539,60519,76513,29050,61520,475588,41595,32014,7351,333,225
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 institutions105,50561,92011,71560,65542,31033,11041,38518,41534,09019,48513,28049,50515,915456,55059,2701,9751,025,105
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 College4,1752,3952,1404,6302,1452,6001,2255602,245803153,8809512,3852,17019041,230
Coleg Sir Gar8,2003,3051,9502,4302,6653,9952,7257902,4103855702,24030034,8303,27594571,005
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 Gwent8,23511,3101,6504,8703,5353,5955,7651,8953,4801,0602,7258,15547571,3406,780.The data item is not applicable134,870
Grwp Llandrillo Menai12,7105,6701,89510,1657,6402,8307,1652,9554,3053506754,8202,71065,9357,54530137,400
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 College1,2402,230.The data item is not applicable7207804605906057754054701,3751158,230880.The data item is not applicable18,880
Pembrokeshire College7,0552,6403253,1701,7605001,8156351,0652903704,35547015,1701,44554541,605
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 College5504,705.The data item is not applicable110.The data item is not applicable785.The data item is not applicable2451,3106701,9501,535.The data item is not applicable5,3251,615.The data item is not applicable18,795
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 Swansea13,8207,9452406,2553,6052,8802,2902,4604,53013,3702,3103,8002,16025,9857,0503598,725
Cardiff and Vale College5,6654,880655,8455,4651,4354,3201,7102,8304607706,17575063,6005,73540109,720
Coleg Cambria10,5057,2802,22511,6404,6403,3603,8701,3452,8907651,2105,3654,18039,4809,265185108,200
Coleg Y Cymoedd9,2353,330956,1703,8451,6406,1701,1851,5803105702,63035559,0552,900*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication99,100
Adult Learning Wales14,170285335765352,8802,1451104,0606251201,0851,99027,6455,460.The data item is not applicable61,695
Grwp NPTC9,9555,9507953,9006,2106,1503,3103,9302,6207251,2354,0952,31027,5655,150*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication83,895
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 providers58,635*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1,8256,73010,1754,66018,4504,72555.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication3,765125,84535,4304,040274,340
[Collapse]Local Education Authority Community Learning providers2,705990280640453,3301,5501,2455,46528051,1107956,0156258,72033,780
Local Education Authority Community Learning providersFlintshire40.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable30510105.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable14017565.The data item is not applicable485
Wrexham80.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable30.The data item is not applicable45.The data item is not applicable.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 not applicable.The data item is not applicable15532060210910
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.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable
Ceredigion300.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication20200*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1535.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable452045*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication10760
Pembrokeshire650640.The data item is not applicable23056001406052,7152255635.The data item is not applicable1,835.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8,290
Carmarthenshire.The data item is not applicable5.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.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 not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable70.The data item is not applicable620695
Swansea60.The data item is not applicable11060.The data item is not applicable8652255852,365.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable25.The data item is not applicable1,0805.The data item is not applicable5,385
Neath Port Talbot3025.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable3590.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable25.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable200290.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable695
Bridgend80.The data item is not applicable50.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication3305.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 not applicable105.The data item is not applicable165.The data item is not applicable4001,215
The Vale of Glamorgan11010*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication15.The data item is not applicable110.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable405*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication100*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication
Rhondda Cynon Taf165.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication1545*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable10.The data item is not applicable4,5605,080
Merthyr Tydfil.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable515515
Caerphilly210.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable100145.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable75340115.The data item is not applicable1,065
Blaenau Gwent5025.The data item is not applicable55.The data item is not applicable105.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable25.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable30451010.The data item is not applicable370
Torfaen55140.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable50.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable9055160*The data item is disclosive or not sufficiently robust for publication.The data item is not applicable550
Newport304090.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable8020308020.The data item is not applicable1307590.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable680
Cardiff82510025150.The data item is not applicable230610.The data item is not applicable40.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable305552252,4055,200

Metadata

Title

Learning activities 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 learning activities pursued by post-16 learners (excluding those enrolled at higher education institutions and school sixth forms) attending institutions in Wales.

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 (*).

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.

From 1 August 2017, information relating to Welsh for Adults provision in Further Education institutions is no longer collected through the LLWR.
From 1 August 2017, information relating to learning activities not funded by the Welsh Government is no longer collected through the LLWR


Keywords

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

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.