Consultation on Apprenticeships and Training statistics

Closed 14 May 2021

Opened 26 Apr 2021


Youth Training Statistics and Research Branch (YTSRB) in Analytical Services Division (ASD), a Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Branch within the Department for the Economy (DfE) is responsible for the compilation and publication of the statistical bulletins:

  1. Training for Success (TfS) 
  2. ApprenticeshipsNI (APPSNI) 
  3. Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA) in Northern Ireland

The purpose of this consultation is to review the current content of these publications. The survey should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete.

YTSRB must ensure best value is delivered from the data and consideration is being given to the reporting format to ensure that the publication content is engaging and relevant to users.

Why we are consulting

Official statistics

The Bulletins have been complied in accordance with Official Statistics guidelines. It aims to meet identified user needs and within the Code of Practice for Statistics, Principle V1: Relevance to users recommends Users of statistics and data should be at the centre of statistical production; their needs should be understood, their views sought and acted on, and their use of statistics supported.”

In compliance with this principle, YTSRB are carrying out this consultation.

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Any personal data provided will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act (DPA) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For further information about the processing and retention of your personal data please visit the Privacy Notice.


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