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									MORI/17981
                            Future Skills Wales Generic Skills Survey 2003
                                               27/01/03

INTRODUCTION NOW ON CONTACT SHEET
Q1 ALSO REPEATED FROM CONTACT SHEET ON CAPI

Q1.        Would you like the interview to be conducted in English or Welsh? DO NOT READ
           OUT CATEGORIES

                                            English   1         CONTINUE
                Prefer Welsh, but will do it now in   2         CONTINUE
                                            English
                                             Welsh    3         SEE INSTRUCTIONS

      EMPLOYMENT

           ASK ALL RESPONDENTS
Q2.        SHOWCARD A Which of the statements on this card apply to your present situation?
           Please select as many as apply and just read out the letters. MULTICODE OK.
           INTERVIEWER: THIS QUESTION IS MULTICODED, FOR EXAMPLE SOMEONE MAY BE
           IN PAID WORK AND IN FULL TIME EDUCATION.

       A       Full-time work (31 hours or more a     1
                                              week)
       B       Part-time work (less than 31 hours     2
                                            a week)
       C              Local or government training    3
                     scheme (including New Deal)
                                involving paid work
       D              Local or government training    4
                scheme (including New Deal) not
                                involving paid work
       E          Registered unemployed/signing       5
                                         on for JSA
       F           Not registered unemployed but      6
                                       seeking work
       G                Long-term sick or disabled     7
       H                                    Retired    8
       I                At home/not seeking work       9
       J                        Full-time education   10
       K                       Part-time education    11
                                  Other (SPECIFY)     12

                                          Refused     13

           ASK IF LOCAL OR GOVERNMENT TRAINING SCHEME (CODES 3 OR 4 AT Q2). OTHERS
           GO TO FILTER AT Q4
Q3.        SHOWCARD B Which of the following schemes are you on? Just read out the letter.
           MULTICODE OK

       A                   New Deal Programme         1
       B          Skill Build/Foundation Modern       2
                         Apprenticeship (formerly
                          National Traineeships)
       C                  Modern Apprenticeship       3
       D               Youth Gateway (Advice &        4
                Guidance Course run by Careers
                                          Wales)
       E           On other Government training       5
                                  scheme (GTS)
                                     Don’t know       6




      THIS FORM IS THE PROPERTY OF MARKET & OPINION RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL (MORI) LTD
                          MORI House, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY
          ASK ALL EXCEPT WORKING (CODES 1-2) AND RETIRED (CODE 8) AT Q2. OTHERS GO
          TO FILTER AT Q6.
Q4.       Have you ever had a paid job, apart from holiday or casual work? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                                  Yes           1   ASK Q5
                                                   No           2   GO TO FILTER AT
                                           Don’t know           3   Q19

          ASK IF YES (CODE 1) AT Q4. OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT Q19.
Q5.       How long is it since you last worked; that is how long is it since you last had a paid
          job? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                Less than a month               1
                                 1 up to 3 months               2
                                 3 up to 6 months               3
                            6 months up to 1 year               4
                              1 year up to 2 years              5
                             2 years up to 5 years              6
                            5 years up to 10 years              7
                           10 years up to 20 years              8
                                  20 years or over              9
                                       Don’t know               0

          ASK IF WORKING (CODES 1-2 AT Q2) OR EVER HAD A JOB (CODE 1 AT Q4). OTHERS
          GO TO Q19.
Q6.       SHOWCARD C Which of the following applies to your current/most recent (main) job?
          MULTICODE OK

      A              Working as a paid employee                 1   GO TO Q10
      B                           Self-employed                 2   ASK Q7
      C                    Unpaid family worker                 3   GO TO Q10
                                     Don’t know                 4

          ASK IF SELF-EMPLOYED (CODE 2 AT Q6). OTHERS GO TO Q10
Q7.       Are/were you working on your own or do/did you have employees? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                    On own/with partner(s) but no               1
                                      employees
                                 With employees                 2

Q8.       SHOWCARD D (R) Which, if any, of the following describes why you became self-
          employed? Just read out the letters that apply MULTICODE OK

      A              I had a new or innovative idea             1
      B                 Setting up my own business              2
                allowed me to develop my career
                                    more than my job
      C            I wanted greater independence                3
      D           My previous job was not secure                4
      E              I find self-employment is more             5
                                               fulfilling
      F                  I couldn’t find suitable work          6
                                                locally
      G          I needed to be able to work from               7
                                                 home
      H                    I have taken on the family           8
                                              business
      I         My hobby turned into a business              9
      J                        I was made redundant         10
      K                I was previously unemployed          11
                                    Other (SPECIFY)         12

                                       None of these        13
                                         Don’t know         14

                                                            2
Q9.         SHOWCARD E (R) And in general, how has your business been over the past 12
            months? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                         Very good         1
                                        Fairly good        2
                              Neither good nor poor        3
                                         Fairly poor       4
                                          Very poor        5
                                        Don’t know         6

           ASK ALL WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4 AT Q2) OR EVER HAD A JOB
           (CODE 1 AT Q4).
Q10.       SHOWCARD F What type of industry/business do you currently/did you most recently
           work in? Just read out the letter that applies.
           IF MORE THAN ONE JOB ASK RESPONDENT TO CONSIDER INDUSTRY OF MAIN JOB.
           IF RESPONDENT CANNOT DECIDE THEN MAIN JOB IS JOB WITH MOST HOURS. ALL
           SUBSEQUENT QUESTIONS REFER TO MAIN JOB.
           SINGLE CODE ONLY

       A                   Agriculture and Forestry      1
       B                                    Fishing      2
       C                       Mining and quarrying      3
       D                             Manufacturing       4
       E          Electricity, gas and water supply      5
       F                               Construction      6
       G                        Wholesale and retail     7
       H                     Hotels and restaurants      8
       I            Transport and communication          9
       J          Banking, finance and insurance        10
       K            Real estate, renting and other      11
                                  business services
       L                  Public administration and     12
                                           defence
       M                                 Education      13
       N                    Health and Social Work      14
                                  Other (SPECIFY)       15

                                        Don’t know      16

Q11.       What does/did the firm or organisation you work(ed) for mainly make or do (at the
           place where you work(ed))?

           IF NOT CURRENTLY WORKING ASK ABOUT MOST RECENT JOB

           DESCRIBE FULLY – PROBE MANUFACTURING or PROCESSING or DISTRIBUTING
           ETC AND MAIN GOODS PRODUCED, MATERIALS USED, WHOLESALE or RETAIL
           ETC

Q12.       What is/was your (main) job? ENTER JOB TITLE

Q13.       What do/did you mainly do in your job?

           WRITE IN. CHECK SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING NEEDED TO DO THE JOB




                                                       3
Q14.    And how many hours per week do/did you usually work in this job, excluding meal
        breaks? ENTER NUMBER



                                   Don’t know            1
                                     Refused             2                                        ( )


        ASK ALL WORKERS/GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4 AT Q2) OR EVER HAD A JOB (CODE 1
        AT Q4) EXCEPT SELF-EMPLOYED WITH NO EMPLOYEES (CODE 1 AT Q7)
Q15.    How many employees are/were there at the site where you work/worked?
        IF SELF-EMPLOYED ASK How many people do/did you employ at the site where you
        work/worked? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                             1           1
                                        2 to 4           2
                                        5 to 9           3
                                     10 to 24            4
                                     25 to 49            5
                                     50 to 99            6
                                   100 to 249            7
                                         250+            8
                                   Don’t know            9

        ASK ALL WORKERS/GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4) AT Q2. OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT
        Q19
Q16.    How long have you been with your present employer? SINGLE CODE ONLY
        IF SELF-EMPLOYED: How long have you been self-employed? WRITE IN

                 Years:               Months:


                                     Estimate            1
                                   Don’t know            2

        ASK WORKERS ONLY (CODES 1-2) AT Q2. OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT Q18.
Q17.    Is the job you are currently in . . . . READ OUT. CODE FIRST THAT APPLIES. SINGLE
        CODE ONLY

       a)                    a permanent job             1
       b)           a seasonal, temporary or             2
                                   casual job
       c)     a job done under contract for a            3
                         fixed period of time
                                  Don’t know             4

        ASK WORKERS/GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4) AT Q2.
Q18.    Would you currently prefer to work full-time (that is 31 hours or more a week) or part-
        time (that is less than 31 hours a week), or do you have no preference? SINGLE CODE
        ONLY


                                     Full-time           1
                                     Part-time           2
                                No preference            3
                                  Don’t know             4




                                                     4
19.        ASK ALL EXCEPT WORKING (CODES 1-2) AT Q2, WHO GO TO Q32
Q19.       SHOWCARD G Which of the statements on this card applied to your situation 12 months
           ago? Just read out the letters that apply. MULTICODE OK

Q20.       SHOWCARD G AGAIN And which of these statements applied to your situation 2 years ago?
           Again, just read out the letters. MULTICODE OK
                                                       Q19     Q20
                                                    12 months 2 years
                                                         ()          ()
       A       Full-time work (31 hours or more a         1          1
                                              week)
       B       Part-time work (less than 31 hours         2          2
                                            a week)
       C              Local or government training        3          3
                     scheme (including New Deal)
                                involving paid work
       D              Local or government training        4          4
                scheme (including New Deal) not
                                involving paid work
       E          Registered unemployed/signing           5          5
                                         on for JSA
       F           Not registered unemployed but          6          6
                                       seeking work
       G                Long-term sick or disabled        7          7
       H                                    Retired       8          8
       I                At home/not seeking work          9          9
       J                        Full-time education      10         10
       K                       Part-time education       11         11
                                  Other (SPECIFY)        12         12

                      Don’t know/can’t remember          13         13

           ASK IF WORKING 12 MONTHS AGO (CODES 1-2 AT Q19). OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT
           Q22
Q21.       SHOWCARD H Which of the following applied to your job 12 months ago? MULTICODE
           OK

           ASK IF WORKING 2 YEARS AGO (CODES 1-2 AT Q20). OTHERS GO TO Q23
Q22.       SHOWCARD H AGAIN Which of the following applied to your job 2 years ago?
           MULTICODE OK

                                                         Q21       Q22
                                                      12 months   2 years
       A             Working as a paid employee           1          1
       B                          Self-employed           2          2
       C                   Unpaid family worker           3          3
                                     Don’t know           4          4

           ASK ALL EXCEPT WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4) AT Q2, WHO GO TO Q32
Q23.       Would you like to be in paid work at the moment, either full-time or part-time?
           SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                              Yes            1    GO TO Q26
                                               No            2    ASK
                                       Don’t know            3    Q24




                                                         5
       ASK IF CODE 2 OR 3 AT Q23. OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT Q26
Q24.   Are there any particular reasons why you cannot or would not like to work at the
       moment? PROBE FULLY Why else? MULTICODE OK

             Financially better off not working          1
                       Childcare not available           2
                     Childcare too expensive             3
                              Responsibility for         4
                 family/household members,
                            other than children
                                  Wages too low          5
                          Better off on benefits         6
                 Unable to move to find work             7
              Don’t want to move to find work            8     ASK Q25
                  Transport problems/lack of             9
                                        transport
                                Health/disability    10
             Lack of/unsuitable jobs available       11
                                           locally
                             Lack of/unsuitable      12
                   qualifications/training/skills
             Want to look after children/other       13
                  family/household members
                                     Age/too old     14        GO TO Q32
                          In full-time education     15
                            Don’t need to work       16
                                Don’t want a job     17
                              Other (SPECIFY)        18


                          No particular reason       19
                                   Don’t know        20

       ASK ALL WHOSE DIFFICULTIES COULD BE OVERCOME (CODES 1-12) AT Q24.
       OTHERS GO TO Q32
Q25.   You said that there is a reason/are reasons why you cannot or would not like to work.
       If this/ these could be overcome would you like to work? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                          Yes            1     GO TO Q27
                                           No            2
                       Could not be overcome             3     GO TO Q32
                                   Don’t know            4




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       ASK ALL WHO WOULD LIKE TO WORK (CODE 1 AT Q23). OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT
       Q27
Q26.   What would you say are the reasons why you are not working at the moment? PROBE
       FULLY Why else? MULTICODE OK

             Lack of/unsuitable qualifications          1
                    Lack of/unsuitable training         2
                      No/lack of skills needed          3
             Lack of/unsuitable jobs available          4
                                          locally
             No/lack of information on what is          5
                                      available
                        No/lack of experience           6
                            Lack of confidence          7
                   Transport problems/lack of           8
                                      transport
              Don’t want to move to find work         9
                  Unable to move to find work        10
              Cannot speak English very well         11
                         Cannot speak Welsh          12
                       Cultural barriers/racism      13
                               Health/disability     14
                                    Age/too old      15
                                        Sexism       16
                       Childcare not available       17
                      Childcare too expensive        18
                             Responsibility for      19
                  family/household members,
                            other than children
                                Wages too low        20
                         Better off on benefits      21
                      Have not looked/applied        22
                             Other (SPECIFY)         23

                          No particular reason       24
                                   Don’t know        25

       ASK ALL WHO WOULD LIKE TO WORK (CODE 1 AT Q23) OR WHO WOULD WORK IF
       THE BARRIERS COULD BE OVERCOME (CODE 1 AT Q25). OTHERS GO TO Q32
Q27.   Would you prefer to work full-time (that is 31 hours or more a week) or part-time (that
       is less than 31 hours a week), or do you have no preference? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                      Full-time         1
                                      Part-time         2
                                 No preference          3
                                   Don’t know           4




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Q28.       SHOWCARD I (R) And taking your answer from this card, what type of
           industry/business would you like to work in? Just read out the letters that apply.
           MULTICODE OK

       A                   Agriculture and Forestry       1
       B                                    Fishing       2
       C                       Mining and quarrying       3
       D                             Manufacturing        4
       E          Electricity, gas and water supply       5
       F                               Construction       6
       G                        Wholesale and retail      7
       H                     Hotels and restaurants       8
       I            Transport and communication           9
       J          Banking, finance and insurance         10
       K            Real estate, renting and other       11
                                  business services
       L                  Public administration and      12
                                           defence
       M                                 Education       13
       N                    Health and Social Work       14
                                  Other (SPECIFY)        15

                                        Don’t mind       16
                                        Don’t know       17

Q29.       Can I just check, have you looked for paid work in the last four weeks? SINGLE CODE
           ONLY

                                               Yes          1
                                                No          2




                                                        8
        I am going to read out a list of skills and other characteristics. For each I would like you
        to tell me what level is required for you to get the job you want, and what level you feel
        you currently have. You may think that some of these skills are not relevant to the job
        you want – please feel free to say so. Firstly… ASK Q30 AND Q31 FOR EACH SKILL (a)
        TO (s) BELOW
Q30.    SHOWCARD J (R) At what level is/are … required for you to get the job you want?
Q31.    SHOWCARD K (R) And what level of … do you feel you currently have?
        ROTATE ORDER. SINGLE CODE EACH.


           Q30 – Level required                 0. Not         1.     2. Inter-    3.       4.      Don’t
                                               required       Basic   mediate     High   Advanced   know
   a)              Formal qualifications           1            2         3        4        5         6
   b)                           Numeracy           1            2         3        4        5         6
   c)                             Literacy         1            2         3        4        5         6
   d)             Welsh language skills            1            2         3        4        5         6
   e)            Foreign language skills           1            2         3        4        5         6
   f)             Problem solving skills           1            2         3        4        5         6
   g)             Communication skills             1            2         3        4        5         6
   h)      Ability to follow instructions          1            2         3        4        5         6
   i)       Information Technology (IT)            1            2         3        4        5         6
                                      skills
   j)                      Ability to learn       1            2         3         4        5          6
   k)                  Showing initiative         1            2         3         4        5          6
   l)           Leadership/motivational           1            2         3         4        5          6
                                      skills
   m)                 Management skills           1            2         3         4        5          6
   n)      Organising own learning and            1            2         3         4        5          6
                            development
   o)               Team working skills           1            2         3         4        5          6
   p)          Understanding customer             1            2         3         4        5          6
                                     needs
   q)              Entrepreneurial skills         1            2         3         4        5          6
   r)             Adaptability/flexibility        1            2         3         4        5          6
   s)        Any other skills (SPECIFY)           1            2         3         4        5          6

           Q31 – Level you have                0. Don’t        1.     2. Inter-    3.       4.      Don’t
                                                have          Basic   mediate     High   Advanced   know
   a)              Formal qualifications          1             2         3        4        5         6
   b)                           Numeracy          1             2         3        4        5         6
   c)                             Literacy        1             2         3        4        5         6
   d)             Welsh language skills           1             2         3        4        5         6
   e)            Foreign language skills          1             2         3        4        5         6
   f)             Problem solving skills          1             2         3        4        5         6
   g)             Communication skills            1             2         3        4        5         6
   h)      Ability to follow instructions         1             2         3        4        5         6
   i)       Information Technology (IT)           1             2         3        4        5         6
                                      skills
   j)                      Ability to learn       1            2         3         4        5          6
   k)                  Showing initiative         1            2         3         4        5          6
   l)           Leadership/motivational           1            2         3         4        5          6
                                      skills
   m)                 Management skills           1            2         3         4        5          6
   n)      Organising own learning and            1            2         3         4        5          6
                            development
   o)               Team working skills           1            2         3         4        5          6
   p)          Understanding customer             1            2         3         4        5          6
                                     needs
   q)              Entrepreneurial skills         1            2         3         4        5          6
   r)             Adaptability/flexibility        1            2         3         4        5          6
   s)        Any other skills (SPECIFY)           1            2         3         4        5          6



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           ASK ALL
Q32.       SHOWCARD L (R) Which of these sources of advice about careers and jobs, if any,
           have you used in the last 2 years? Just read out the letters that apply. MULTICODE
           OK

       A               JobCentre/JobCentre Plus                1
                                            centres
       B                Careers (Wales) advisers               2
       C            LearnDirect telephone service              3
       D                    Recruitment agencies               4
       E                          Job/Careers fairs            5
       F                   School/college careers              6
                                 teachers/lecturers
       G           Family, friends and colleagues               7
       H                              Trade unions              8
       I                   Course tutors/teachers               9
       J                                 Web sites             10
       K                        New Deal advisers              11
       L                Line managers/personnel                12
                                        department
       M           Job Search Provision Program                13
                     centres (formerly Job Clubs)
                                  Other (SPECIFY)              14


                                    None of these              15
                                      Don’t know               16

           ASK FOR EACH USED AT Q32. OTHER ONLY, NONE OR DON’T KNOW GO TO Q34.
Q33.       SHOWCARD M (R) On the last occasion you used them how useful did you find . . . .?
           ROTATE ORDER. SINGLE CODE EACH

                                                       Very         Fairly    Not     Not at   Don’t
                                                      useful        useful    very      all    know
                                                                             useful   useful
       a)            JobCentre/JobCentre Plus           1             2        3        4       5
                                         centres
       b)             Careers (Wales) advisers          1             2        3        4       5
       c)         LearnDirect telephone service         1             2        3        4       5
       d)                 Recruitment agencies          1             2        3        4       5
       e)                      Job/Careers fairs        1             2        3        4       5
       f)                School/college careers         1             2        3        4       5
                              teachers/lecturers
       g)        Family, friends and colleagues         1             2        3        4       5
       h)                          Trade unions         1             2        3        4       5
       i)                Course tutors/teachers         1             2        3        4       5
       j)                             Web sites         1             2        3        4       5
       k)                     New Deal advisers         1             2        3        4       5
       l)             Line managers/personnel           1             2        3        4       5
                                     department
       m)        Job Search Provision Program           1             2        3        4       5
                   centres (formerly Job Clubs)




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EDUCATION/TRAINING

           ASK ALL
Q34.       SHOWCARD N Which of the following qualifications have you obtained, if any? Just
           read out the numbers that apply. MULTICODE OK

       1                   No formal qualifications     1
       2                         YT/YTP certificate     2
       3                              City & Guilds     3
       4                                       RSA      4
       5                                       CSE      5
       6                         GCSE grade D-G         6
       7                         GCSE grade A*-C        7
       8                      O level or equivalent     8
       9              SCE Standard/Ordinary (O)         9
                                              Grade
       10         Certificate of sixth year studies     10
                             (CSYS) or equivalent
       11                             SCE Highers       11
       12                                  AS level     12
       13                     A level or equivalent     13
       14                    Trade apprenticeship       14
       15                        BTEC/SCOTVEC           15
       16                            GNVQ/GSVQ          16
       17                                NVQ/SVQ        17
       18                                ONC/OND        18
       19                                HNC/HND        19
       20       Teaching qualification (excluding       20
                                             PGCE)
       21                Nursing or other medical       21
                                       qualification
       22             Diploma in higher education       22
       23                              First degree     23
       24                            Higher degree      24
       25                   Other higher education      25
                                       qualification
       26       Any other professional/vocational       26
                qualification/foreign qualifications
                                        (SPECIFY)
                                        Don’t know      27

           ASK IF HAVE CITY & GUILDS (CODE 3 AT Q34)
Q35.       Is your highest City & Guilds qualification…

                          Advanced Craft/Part 3         1
                                   Craft/Part 2         2
                           Or Foundation/Part 1         3
                                    Don’t know          4

           ASK IF HAVE RSA (CODE 4 AT Q34)
Q36.       Is your highest RSA…

                            A Higher Diploma            1
                      An Advanced Diploma or            2
                         Advanced Certificate
                                   A Diploma            3
                 Or some other RSA (including           4
                               Stage I, II & III)
                                   Don’t know           5




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       ASK IF HAVE CSE (CODE 5 AT Q34)
Q37.   Do you have any CSEs at grade 1?

                                         Yes          1
                                          No          2
                                  Don’t know          3

       ASK IF HAVE SCE STANDARD/ORDINARY (O) GRADE (CODE 9 AT Q34)
Q37a   Do you have any SCE standard grades 1-3, or ordinary (O) grades C or above?

                                         Yes          1
                                          No          2
                                  Don’t know          3                                 ( )


       ASK IF HAVE CSE GRADE 1 (CODE 1 ABOVE) OR GCSEs AT GRADE C OR ABOVE (CODE 7 AT
       Q34) OR O LEVELS (CODE 8 AT Q34) OR SCE GRADES 1-3 (CODE 1 AT Q37a)
Q38.   You mentioned that you have passes at CSE grade 1/GCSE grade C or above/GCE O
       level or equivalent. Do you have…

                               Fewer than 5           1
                 or 5 or more passes at this          2
                                     level?
                                 Don’t know           3

       ASK IF HAVE CSYS (CODE 10 AT Q34)
Q39.   Is your certificate of sixth year studies (CSYS) at…

                                     Level 2          1
                                  Or Level 3          2
                            Other/Don’t know          3

       ASK IF HAVE SCE HIGHERS (CODE 11 AT Q34)
Q40.   Do you have…

                         1 or 2 SCE Highers           1
                      Or 3 or more Highers?           2
                                  Don’t know          3

       ASK IF HAVE AS LEVEL (CODE 12 AT Q34)
Q41.   Do you have…

                               one AS level           1
                            2 or 3 AS levels          2
                 or 4 or more passes at this          3
                                      level?
                                  Don’t know          4

       ASK IF HAVE A LEVEL OR EQUIVALENT (CODE 13 AT Q34)
Q42.   Do you have…

                  one A level (or equivalent)         1
                          or more than one?           2
                                   Don’t know         3

       ASK IF HAVE TRADE APPRENTICESHIP (CODE 14 AT Q34)
Q43.   Is your trade apprenticeship…

                At NVQ level 2 or equivalent          1
                        Or at NVQ level 3 or          2
                                equivalent?
                           Other/Don’t know           3




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       ASK IF HAVE BTEC/SCOTVEC (CODE 15 AT Q34)
Q44.   Is your highest BTEC/SCOTVEC qualification…

                               At higher level        1
                   At National Certificate or         2
                     National Diploma level
                 A First Diploma or General           3
                                     Diploma
               A First Certificate or General         4
                                  Certificate?
                                   Don’t know         5

       ASK IF HAVE GNVQ/GSVQ (CODE 16 AT Q34)
Q45.   Is your highest GNVQ/GSVQ at…

                            Advanced level            1
                         Intermediate level           2
                        Or Foundation level           3
                                Don’t know            4

       ASK IF HAVE NVQ/SVQ (CODE 17 AT Q34)
Q46.   What is your highest level of full NVQ/SVQ?

                                     Level 1          1
                                     Level 2          2
                                     Level 3          3
                                     Level 4          4
                                     Level 5          5
                                  Don’t know          6




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           ASK ALL WITH ANY QUALIFICATION (AT Q34). OTHERS GO TO FILTER AT Q48.
Q47.       SHOWCARD N AGAIN And which, if any, of these have you gained in the last three
           years? MULTICODE OK

       2                         YT/YTP certificate     2
       3                              City & Guilds     3
       4                                       RSA      4
       5                                       CSE      5
       6                         GCSE grade D-G         6
       7                         GCSE grade A*-C        7
       8                      O level or equivalent     8
       9              SCE Standard/Ordinary (O)         9
                                              Grade
       10         Certificate of sixth year studies    10
                             (CSYS) or equivalent
       11                             SCE Highers      11
       12                                  AS level    12
       13                     A level or equivalent    13
       14                    Trade apprenticeship      14
       15                        BTEC/SCOTVEC          15
       16                            GNVQ/GSVQ         16
       17                                NVQ/SVQ       17
       18                               ONC/OND        18
       19                                HNC/HND       19
       20       Teaching qualification (excluding      20
                                             PGCE)
       21                Nursing or other medical      21
                                       qualification
       22             Diploma in higher education      22
       23                              First degree    23
       24                            Higher degree     24
       25                   Other higher education     25
                                       qualification
       26       Any other professional/vocational      26
                qualification/foreign qualifications
                  Other qualifications (SPECIFY)       27


                                    None of these      28
                                      Don’t know       29




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        SKILLS

        ASK IF WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME (CODES 1-4) AT Q2. OTHERS GO TO Q52.
        I am going to read out a list of skills and other characteristics. For each I would like you
        to tell me what level is required in your current job, and what level you feel you currently
        have. Firstly…
        ASK Q48 AND Q49 FOR EACH SKILL (a) TO (s) BELOW
Q48.    SHOWCARD O (R) At what level is/are … required in your current job?
Q49.    SHOWCARD P (R) And what level of … do you feel you currently have?
        ROTATE ORDER. SINGLE CODE EACH.


           Q45 – Level required                  Not       Basic    Inter-   High   Advanced      Don’t
                                               required            mediate                        know
   a)              Formal qualifications          1            2      3       4         5           6
   b)                           Numeracy          1            2      3       4         5           6
   c)                             Literacy        1            2      3       4         5           6
   d)             Welsh language skills           1            2      3       4         5           6
   e)            Foreign language skills          1            2      3       4         5           6
   f)             Problem solving skills          1            2      3       4         5           6
   g)             Communication skills            1            2      3       4         5           6
   h)      Ability to follow instructions         1            2      3       4         5           6
   i)           Information Technology            1            2      3       4         5           6
                                      skills
   j)                      Ability to learn       1            2     3        4         5              6
   k)                  Showing initiative         1            2     3        4         5              6
   l)          Leadership/motivational            1            2     3        4         5              6
                                      skills
   m)                 Management skills           1            2     3        4         5              6
   n)      Organising own learning and            1            2     3        4         5              6
                            development
   o)               Team working skills           1            2     3        4         5              6
   p)         Understanding customer              1            2     3        4         5              6
                                     needs
   q)              Entrepreneurial skills         1            2     3        4         5              6
   r)             Adaptability/flexibility        1            2     3        4         5              6
   s)        Any other skills (SPECIFY)           1            2     3        4         5              6

           Q46 – Level you have                 Don’t      Basic    Inter-   High   Advanced      Don’t
                                                have               mediate                        know
   a)              Formal qualifications         1             2      3       4         5           6
   b)                           Numeracy         1             2      3       4         5           6
   c)                             Literacy       1             2      3       4         5           6
   d)             Welsh language skills          1             2      3       4         5           6
   e)            Foreign language skills         1             2      3       4         5           6
   f)             Problem solving skills         1             2      3       4         5           6
   g)             Communication skills           1             2      3       4         5           6
   h)      Ability to follow instructions        1             2      3       4         5           6
   i)           Information Technology           1             2      3       4         5           6
                                      skills
   j)                      Ability to learn       1            2     3        4         5              6
   k)                  Showing initiative         1            2     3        4         5              6
   l)          Leadership/motivational            1            2     3        4         5              6
                                      skills
   m)                 Management skills           1            2     3        4         5              6
   n)      Organising own learning and            1            2     3        4         5              6
                            development
   o)               Team working skills           1            2     3        4         5              6
   p)         Understanding customer              1            2     3        4         5              6
                                     needs
   q)              Entrepreneurial skills         1            2     3        4         5              6
   r)             Adaptability/flexibility        1            2     3        4         5              6
   s)        Any other skills (SPECIFY)           1            2     3        4         5              6


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Q50.    SHOWCARD Q (R) How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following
        statements? READ OUT. ROTATE A-C ONLY. SINGLE CODE EACH.
                                          Strongly       Tend      Neither     Tend to    Strongly     No
                                           agree           to       agree      disagree   disagree   opinion
                                                         agree     nor dis-
                                                                    agree

   A)   I need greater skills to do my      1             2             3         4          5         6
           current job now than I used
                                   to need
   B)      I get to use the full range of   1             2             3         4          5         6
                         my skills at work
   C)           I need more training and    1             2             3         4          5         6
             learning time to do my job
                                       well
   ASK ALL WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME EXCEPT
   SELF-EMPLOYED
   D)              My employer gives me     1             2             3         4          5         6
                   enough opportunity to
         develop skills relevant to my
                               current job
   E)              My employer gives me     1             2             3         4          5         6
                   enough opportunity to
        develop the skills I may need
                           for future jobs
   ASK SELF-EMPLOYED ONLY
   D)               I give myself enough    1             2             3         4          5         6
         opportunity to develop skills
              relevant to my current job
   E)               I give myself enough    1             2             3         4          5         6
             opportunity to develop the
            skills I may need for future
                                      jobs
   ASK ALL WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME
   F)     I am more skilled than I was      1             2             3         4          5         6
                          three years ago

        ASK ALL WORKING/ON GOVT SCHEME, EXCEPT SELF-EMPLOYED. OTHERS GO TO Q52
Q51.    SHOWCARD R (R) I am going to read out a number of statements that could be used to describe
        your supervisor/immediate line manager. From this card, how often, if at all, do these apply to
        him/her? READ OUT (a) TO (e). ROTATE ORDER. SINGLE CODE EACH.

                                                Always           Usually      Sometimes    Never        Don’t
                                                                                                        know
       a)         Discusses my training and          1              2             3           4           5
                         development needs
       b)                    Is approachable         1              2             3           4            5
       c)              Is good at delegating         1              2             3           4            5
              responsibility/trusting me with
                                        tasks
       d)        Is good at managing people          1              2             3           4            5
       e)      Makes clear what is expected          1              2             3           4            5
                                       of me




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   PARTICIPATION IN LEARNING

           ASK ALL
Q52.       SHOWCARD S Please look at this card and tell me whether you have been involved
           with any of these forms of training or learning in the past twelve months. Just read out
           the letters that apply. MULTICODE OK

       A               Been on taught courses that          1
                              were meant to lead to
                                       qualifications
       B                    Been on taught courses          2
                     designed to help you develop
                  skills that you might use in a job
       C                  Been on any other taught          3
                       course, instruction or tuition                 ASK
       D          Studied for qualifications without        4         Q53
                     taking part in a taught course
       E             Received supervised training           5
                   while you were actually doing a
                                                   job
       F            Spent time keeping up to date           6
                  with developments in the type of
                  work you do, e.g. reading books,
                   manuals or attending seminars
       G           Any other non-taught course or           7
                                              training
       H          Achieved a credit/step towards a          8
                                        qualification
                                      None of these         9         GO TO Q54

           ASK ALL EXCEPT NONE, WHO GO TO Q54
Q53.       SHOWCARD T (R) Would you say that any of the things on this card actually happened
           as a result of you taking part in this learning or training? Just read out the letters that
           apply. MULTICODE OK

       A                               I got a new job      1
       B            I changed to a different type of        2
                                                 work
       C           I learned new skills for the job I       3
                               was doing at the time
       D              I was able to do my job better        4
       E         I stayed in my job, which I might          5
                       have lost without this training
       F            I got a pay rise in the job I was       6
                                    doing at the time
       G                     I got a promotion in the       7
                           organisation where I was
                                  working at the time
       H         I got more satisfaction out of the         8
                        work I was doing at the time
       I         I set-up my own/family business             9
       J                 It helped me with the work         10
                             problems related to my
                                      health/disability
       K                 Other job-related outcome          11
       L             I developed personal interests         12
                                    unrelated to work
       M            I gained confidence in my own           13
                                               abilities
                                    Other (SPECIFY)         14
                 None of these/nothing happened             15
                                           Don’t know       16




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           ASK ALL
Q54.       SHOWCARD U (R) Looking at this card, can you tell me whether you would like to be
           involved in any of these forms of learning? MULTICODE OK

       A        Taught courses that are meant to         1
                              lead to qualifications
       B        Taught courses designed to help          2
                 you develop skills that you might
                                        use in a job
       C                 Any other taught course,        3
                               instruction or tuition
       D                Studying for qualifications      4
                    without taking part in a taught
                                              course
       E            Receiving supervised training        5
                while you are actually doing a job
       F             Spending time keeping up to         6
                   date with developments in the
                type of work you do, e.g. reading
                     books, manuals or attending
                                          seminars
       G          Any other non-taught course or         7
                                             training
       H        Achieving a credit/step towards a        8
                                        qualification
                                     None of these       9




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Q55.   What, if anything, is preventing you from learning or studying new things in the next
       year? What else? PROBE FULLY BUT DO NOT PROMPT. MULTICODE OK

        Practical/Financial
                     Too expensive/can’t afford it           1
                                  Not enough time            2
                    Work pressures/hours of work             3
                  Family/Childcare commitments               4
                                  Lack of transport          5
                                   Too far to travel         6
        Courses available
                    No suitable courses available            7
                     Don’t know what is available            8
          No courses that interest me in my local            9
                                                 area
          Don’t think I could complete the course            10
                                              in time
            Not enough courses taught in Welsh               11
        College/experience of education
                   Don’t feel colleges/centres are           12
                                          welcoming
                          Bad memories of school             13
                                     Fear of exams           14
              Previous courses I’ve done were a              15
                                      waste of time
        Personal
                               Lack of confidence            16
            Don’t like being in groups of people I           17
                                          don’t know
                                 I feel I am too old         18
                 Don’t want to go back to college            19
                because it is full of young people
          Learning/studying is not relevant to me            20
                   Worried about being out alone             21
        My family/friends would be unsupportive              22
        Lack motivation
         I have better things to do with my spare            23
                                                 time
                    Haven’t got around to doing it           24
                               Can’t see the point           25
                   Don’t want to learn new things            26
                    Have just completed a course             27
                    Am already learning/studying             28
                                 Other (SPECIFY)             29

                             Nothing prevents me             30
                                      Don’t know             31




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   LEARNING STYLES AND ENVIRONMENTS

Q56.       SHOWCARD V (R) In which three of the following ways do you prefer to learn? Just
           read out the letters that apply. CODE UP TO THREE ONLY

       A                    On my own/ self-study      1
       B            One-to-one study with a tutor      2
       C             With a group of people being      3
                 given information/instructions by
                                   a teacher/tutor
       D           Through doing practical things      4
       E            Exchanging ideas/information       5
                                       with others
       F             By watching demonstrations        6
       G                          Group activities     7
                         organised/facilitated by a
                                     teacher/tutor
       H          By practising something on my        8
                                               own
       I                     Thinking for yourself      9
                                Other (WRITE IN)       10

                                    None of these      11
                                      Don’t know       12

Q57.       SHOWCARD W (R) And if you wanted to learn something new which of these methods
           would you prefer to use? MULTICODE OK

       A                 Books/Written materials       1
       B                                   Videos      2
       C                          TV programmes        3
       D                        Audio-tapes/CDs        4
       E            CD-ROM/computer software           5
                                        packages
       F                                  Internet     6
       G                                 Lectures      7
       H           Other type of learning material     8
                               Other (WRITE IN)        9

                                    None of these      10
                                      Don’t know       11




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DEMOGRAPHICS

       Now I’d like to ask you about each of the people in your household. By “household” I
       mean the people living here who share a living/sitting room or share at least one meal a
       day.
Q58.   How many people are there usually living here – that includes yourself, any other adults
       and children? CODE BELOW

             ENTER NUMBER



       Now I’m going to ask you some questions about each person living here, starting with
       you.

       All information you give us in the survey is confidential. We will use these details for
       analysis purposes only, and to allow us to build up a picture of people in Wales.

       ENTER NAME OF EACH PERSON

Q59.   ASK FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD MEMBER What relationship is … to … ?

                                        Spouse        2
                              Partner/cohabitee       3
                       Son/daughter (including        4
                                       adopted)
                              Stepson/daughter         5
                                    Foster child       6
                           Son/daughter-in-law         7
                                Parent/guardian        8
                                    Step-parent        9
                                  Foster parent       10
                                  Parent-in-law       11
             Brother/sister (including adopted)       12
                             Step-brother/sister      13
                           Foster brother/sister      14
                           Brother/sister-in-law      15
                                    Grand-child       16
                                  Grand-parent        17
                                  Other relative      18
                              Other non-relative      19

       CODE RESPONDENT AND ASK FOR ALL OTHER HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS
Q60.   Is … female or male? (INSERT PERSON NUMBERS AS ABOVE) CODE BELOW

                                          Male        1
                                        Female        2

Q61.   Now I'd like to ask how old each person is. How old are you/is …? (INSERT PERSON
       NUMBERS AS ABOVE) WRITE IN EXACT AGE




                                     Estimate         1
                                   Don’t know         2
           ASK FOR OTHER HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS OF WORKING AGE (16 – 64 FOR MEN; 16 – 59
           FOR WOMEN)
Q62.       SHOWCARD Y Which of the statements on this card applies to …? (INSERT PERSON
           NUMBERS AS ABOVE) MULTICODE OK

       A         Full-time work (31 hours or more            1
                                            a week)
       B              Part-time work (less than 31           2
                                      hours a week)
       C              Local or government training           3
                    scheme (including New Deal)
                                involving paid work
       D              Local or government training           4
                 scheme (including New Deal) not
                                involving paid work
       E          Registered unemployed/signing              5
                                         on for JSA
       F           Not registered unemployed but             6
                                       seeking work
       G                Long-term sick or disabled           7
       H                                    Retired          8
       I                 At home/not seeking work            9
       J                        Full-time education         10
       K                       Part-time education          11
                                  Other (SPECIFY)           12

                                       Don’t know           13

           ASK ALL RESPONDENTS
Q63.       Are you currently involved in any local organisation on a voluntary basis? (i.e. work
           for which you are not paid, except for expenses)? SINGLE CODE ONLY.

                                              Yes            1      ASK Q64
                                               No            2      GO TO Q65
                                       Don’t know            3

           ASK IF YES (CODE 1) AT Q63. OTHERS GO TO Q65
Q64.       Approximately how much of your time do you currently spend working on a voluntary
           basis? PROBE FOR WEEKLY/MONTHLY ESTIMATE AND WRITE IN BELOW

                                                      hours, per


                                           Week              1
                                          Month              2
                                           Year              3
                                Other (WRITE IN)             4




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           ASK ALL
Q65.       Can I just check, does anyone in this household look after any sick, disabled, elderly or
           frail people living in this or another household? IF YES ASK: Who in the household
           looks after someone else? CODE PERSON NUMBER USING SAME NUMBERS AS
           ABOVE. MULTICODE OK.

                        Yes, PERSON NUMBER
                                1 (Respondent)           1
                                             2           2
                                             3           3
                                             4           4
                                             5           5
                                             6           6
                                             7           7
                                             8           8
                                             9           9
                                    No, no-one          10

Q66.       SHOWCARD AA What do you consider your national identity to be? Please choose as
           many or as few as apply. MULTICODE OK

       A                                  Welsh           1
       B                                 English          2
       C                                 Scottish         3
       D                                    Irish         4
       E                                  British         5
                                Other (SPECIFY)           6


                                       Don’t know

Q67.       What is your first language at home? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                         English          1
                                          Welsh           2
                                Other (SPECIFY)           3



Q68.       Do you have any problems speaking, reading, writing or understanding English?
           MULTICODE OK

                                       Speaking           1
                                        Reading           2
                                          Writing         3
                                   Understanding          4
                                     No problem           5

Q69.       SHOWCARD BB (R) How well would you say you speak and understand Welsh?

       A                  Fluently in any situation       1
       B              Fluently, mainly in informal        2
                                         situations
       C             Not fluently, but some ability       3
       D                         Only basic ability       4
       E                                  Not at all      5
                                        Don’t know        6




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Q70.       SHOWCARD CC (R) And how well would you say you read and write Welsh?

       A              Confidently in any situation      1
       B         Confidently in informal situations     2
       C       Confident at reading but not writing     3
       D                          Only basic ability    4
       E                                  Not at all    5
                                       Don’t know       6

Q71.       SHOWCARD DD To which of these groups do you consider you belong? Just read out
           the letter that applies. SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                          White:
       A                                   British      1
       B                Another white background        2
                                       (SPECIFY)

                                          Mixed:
       C                White & Black Caribbean         3
       D                    White & Black African       4
       E                           White & Asian        5
       F               Another mixed background         6
                                      (SPECIFY)

                         Asian or Asian British:
       G                                  Indian         7
       H                                Pakistani        8
       I                            Bangladeshi          9
       J               Another Asian background         10
                                      (SPECIFY)

                          Black or Black British:
       K                                Caribbean       11
       L                                   African      12
       M                Another Black background        13
                                       (SPECIFY)

                Chinese or other Ethnic Group:
       N                               Chinese          14
       O                 Any other ethnic group         15
                                    (SPECIFY)

                                           Refused      16




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Q72.   Do you have any health problems or disabilities that you expect will last for more than
       a year? SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                         Yes         1          ASK Q73
                                          No         2          CLOSE
                                  Don’t know         3          CLOSE

       ASK IF YES (CODE 1) AT Q72. OTHERS CLOSE
Q73.   Does this health problem affect the KIND of paid work that you might do? SINGLE
       CODE ONLY
                                         Yes         1
                                          No         2
                                 Don’t know          3

Q74.   And does this health problem affect the AMOUNT of paid work that you might do?
       SINGLE CODE ONLY

                                         Yes         1
                                          No         2
                                  Don’t know         3

                                  THANK RESPONDENT AND CLOSE




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