Support and training offered by the GSS

The Government Statistical Service website sets out the training, guidance, advice and support offered by the GSS.  These resources support the Government Statistician Group competency framework and offer continuing professional development to statisticians and the wider community across government.  Click on the links below to go straight to the relevant sections of the GSS website.

Learning and development opportunities, including courses, training providers and continuous professional development.

Guidance on producing and reporting on statistics.

Information about the central support provided by the Government Statistical Service.

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National Accounts & Balance of Payments External Training Programme

The National Accounts & Balance of Payments training programme has been designed for people to gain a greater understanding of the principles behind the Economic Outputs we produce.

We aim to offer a flexible and professional environment for training. The designers and presenters of each event are people who work in the subject areas; they are highly regarded and experienced in their respective fields.

The programme caters for all learning levels - from basic to advanced. Events are hosted at our headquarters in Newport, south Wales.

To find out more, including bespoke events, delivery at other locations and costs please e-mail: