Cross Compliance Proposals for 2015 »The new arrangements will ensure that farmers continue to generate high quality food whilst protecting Wales’ valued resources and spectacular natural landscape.Learn more »
First Minister announces 1,100 investment jobs for Wales
The First Minister Carwyn Jones has announced six new investment projects that are receiving Welsh Government support to create more than 1,100 new, high quality jobs for Wales.
- £1.1bn EU investment for Wales gets green light from European Commission
- Welsh Tax Powers - Purpose, Principles and Priorities published
- First Minister announces 1,100 investment jobs for Wales
In this section
- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Regulations to introduce a new Firefighters’ Pension Scheme in Wales from April 2015
- Liver disease delivery plan
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Draft Designing Gypsy and Traveller Sites in Wales guidance
- Draft Managing Gypsy and Traveller Sites in Wales guidance
- Draft Undertaking Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessments guidance
Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Draft Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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GCE AS/A Levels in Applied Subjects
GCE AS and A levels have been available in a range of traditional subjects since 2000. In addition, since September 2005, they have been available in 10 vocational areas.
The structure of these was not changed as part of the 2008 review of AS/A levels. However, stretch and challenge was added to the A2 assessments and the A* grade introduced from summer 2010. The following titles are available:
- Applied art and design;
- Applied business;
- Applied ICT;
- Applied science;
- Health and social care;
- Leisure studies;
- Media: communication and production;
- Performing arts;
- Travel and tourism.
There are five awarding bodies that offer GCE AS/A Level qualifications. You can find out which applied AS/A levels they offer by visiting their websites: