Research and analysis

Prior qualifications of adults on Skills for Life courses: 2010 to 2011

Findings of research into prior qualification levels of adults undertaking Skills for Life courses in 2010 to 2011. BIS research paper 117D.


Prior qualifications of adults undertaking Skills for Life courses in 2010 to 2011: data

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The research covers adult learners (aged 19 plus) undertaking Skills for Life courses in literacy, numeracy and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). It also includes adult learners undertaking:

  • Skills for Life courses funded as mainstream classroom-based Adult Learner Responsive (ALR) provision
  • courses in a work setting, funded under the Train to Gain service

The survey was conducted between October and December 2011, and included over 4,400 learners.

Published 14 November 2013