GSS Statistical Capability Team

The GSS Statistical Capability Team is based in Newport and is the main provider of statistical training for GSS staff. Our training courses update and refresh statistical skills and knowledge, which support the Government Statistician Group competency framework and offer continuing professional development. We create and develop training courses and workshops delivered by experts in official statistics methodology.


  • Statistical Foundation Course – mandatory course for new GSS recruits, currently under review
  • GSS Statistical Training Programme
  • Professional Development in Official Statistics and short courses – in association with Southampton University

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