Student 2016/17 - Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
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Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
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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
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All Welsh domiciled entrants at providers in Wales (and optional for all Welsh domiciled entrants at providers in England, NI or Scotland) where Course.COURSEAIM begins H, I, J or C and where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 04
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Optional for Welsh domiciled students at providers 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.
Quality rules to follow
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.
Data type: WELBACCCodeContentType
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