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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

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Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

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Short nameWELBACC

This field identifies those students who undertook a Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma course and also distinguishes those students who were awarded the qualification from those students who were not awarded the qualification

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All Welsh domiciled entrants at institutions in Wales (and optional for all Welsh domiciled entrants at institutions in England, NI or Scotland) where Course.COURSEAIM begins H, I, J or C and where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 04

Valid entries and labels
1Undertook Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma awarded qualification
2Undertook Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma not awarded qualification
3Student did not undertake the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma course

Optional for Welsh domiciled students at institutions in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

The Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma is comprised of two parts: Core and Options. Core consisting of four components, i.e. Key Skills, Wales, Europe and the World, Work-related Education and Personal and Social Education. Options courses/programmes currently offered, e.g. GCSE, VGCSE, AS/A levels, VCE (Vocational A levels), GNVQ, NVQ, BTEC. Together, the Core and Options make up the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma, a qualification at Level 3 of the National Qualifications Framework.

For clarification, any students undertaking a course leading to the Welsh Baccalaureate Intermediate Diploma, a qualification at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework, should be coded 3 'Student did not undertake the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma course' in this field.

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Reason required

This field is a requirement of the Welsh Government (WG) following the introduction of the new Welsh Baccalaureate qualification programme in September 2003. The Welsh Government has set the target that 25% of students in Wales will be following the Welsh Baccalaureate by 2010.

Monitoring and analysis of the numbers of students entering HE with the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma.

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Element: WELBACC

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