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Sample Design and Estimation (Social) NPT - Introductory

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UKSA 1.003

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Newport

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This is a two days classroom based session which explores aspects of sampling and estimation that are particularly applicable to social (household) surveys.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:

• the use of sampling frames;

• sample design and different sampling methods;

• estimation of simple statistics under various designs and their associated standard errors and confidence intervals; and

• the use of weights.

Method of delivery: This is a one or two day taught session, delivered at Newport and Titchfield ONS sites. This may be taken as a one-off module, or in combination with other modules as part of the SA Scheme.

Target audience: This is aimed at any ONS/GSS staff who are interested in increasing their knowledge and understanding of sample design and estimation in social surveys.

Event Length: Two days

Cost and pre-requisites: The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who are external to ONS, the module fee is £206. There are no pre-requisites for this course, unless being undertaken as part of the SA Scheme.

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