Main trends for quarter 2 2018
- 1.5 million certificates were awarded in 2018 Q2, an increase of 3.9% on the same quarter of 2017.
- The rise is mostly due to an increase in the number of certificates in Vocationally-Related Qualifications. This increase has been offset by the large decrease in the number of certificates in QCF Qualifications.
- The general declines in the number of certificates over 12 month periods may be caused by a tightening in the availability of funding. This is notable for Level 2 qualifications. Some of this decline has been offset by the large increase in the…