Introducing the Code of Practice for Statistics

Open to
Government analysts
Training category
Analytical, Code of Practice
Type of training
One hour 30 minutes
Analysis Function Learning and GSS Capability
Analysis Function Learning


This is an introductory session aimed at statistical producers.

It covers:

  • how the Code of Practice for Statistics works in practice
  • the UK statistical system
  • the difference between official, National and experimental statistics, and management information
  • case studies to show how the code has been applied in the past

Learning outcomes

After attending this course, participants will have gained knowledge of:

  • the UK statistical system
  • the framework for the Code of Practice for Statistics
  • the pillars of Trustworthiness, Quality and Value and relevant principles and practices

How to book

This course is an e-learning module which is hosted on the Learning Hub, managed by the Office for National Statistics. In order to access the training you will need to have a Learning Hub licence, if you do not have one please e-mail



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