Data set from Further education and skills

Education and training geography - English devolved areas

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Adult (19+) Education and training learner participation and achievements detailed provider file

Academic year: 2021/22 (Aug-Jul) full academic year

Indicators:  Total Participation, Participation Below Level 2 (excluding Basic skills), Participation Basic skills, Participation Full Level 2, Participation Full Level 3, Participation Level 2, Participation Level 3, Participation Level 4+,  Participation No Level Assigned, Total Achievement, Achievement Below Level 2 (excluding Basic skills ), Achievement Basic skills, Achievement Full Level 2, Achievement Full Level 3, Achievement Level 2, Achievement Level 3, Achievement Level 4+, Achievement No Level Assigned

Filters: Sex, Age group (with unknowns), Region, Ethnicity group, Local Authority District, English Devolved Area

Data set details

Further education
Further education and skills
Release type
Geographic levels
English devolved area, Local authority district, National, Regional
  • Achievements Basic skills (Aug to Jul)
  • Achievements Below level 2 (excluding basic skills) (Aug to Jul)
  • Achievements Full level 2 (Aug to Jul)
  • Age group (with unknowns)
  • Ethnicity group
  • Sex
Time period

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001England19-24MaleNot Provided162062061050140390390low23011805204602090290190low150
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001England25-49FemaleMixed/ Multiple Ethnic Group151703830658038062070501780240320117203390533023039049401080100300
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001England50+MaleMixed/ Multiple Ethnic Group1560730470202061090108013206704002010480501070
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001England25-49TotalTotal552890139260183940150002160028509068140927013960428930125320148420103301349021056039190349012640
202122Academic yearNationalE92000001England50+TotalMixed/ Multiple Ethnic Group40601580142050501640230501303330143011704030123014020120

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 21 variables
Variable nameVariable description
ach_basic_skillsAchievements Basic skills (Aug to Jul)
ach_bl2_ex_basic_skillsAchievements Below level 2 (excluding basic skills) (Aug to Jul)
ach_full_l2Achievements Full level 2 (Aug to Jul)
ach_full_l3Achievements Full level 3 (Aug to Jul)
ach_l2Achievements Level 2 (Aug to Jul)


  1. Total participation is the count of learners that participated at any point during the stated academic period. Learners undertaking more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.
  2. Basic skills total excludes Essential Digital Skills qualifications, unless otherwise specified.
  3. Geographies are taken from the National Statistics Postcode Lookup based on boundaries as of May 2022.
  4. Age is based on age as at 31 August of the academic year.
  5. Geography is based upon the home postcode of the learner. Where the postcode is outside of England or not known it is included in the 'Outside of England and unknown' category.
  6. Total achievements are the count of learners that achieved at any point during the stated academic period. Learners achieving more than one course will appear only once in the grand total.
  7. Education and Training includes Traineeships.
  8. Volumes are rounded to the nearest 10 and 'low' indicates a base value of fewer than 5. Where data shows 'x' this indicates data is unavailable, 'z' indicates data is not applicable, and 'c' indicates data is suppressed.
  9. Ethnicity categories have been aligned with the ethnicities recorded in the 2011 UK Census.

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