Where you will find us in Aberdeen
Aberdeen Careers Centre
381 Union Street
Tel: Our Aberdeen careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 01224 285200 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance. The centre will be closed from 12.30-1.00pm daily.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Key data in Aberdeen
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported 6 employers and 196 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 29 September 2023 there were 1,046 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 360 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 65.6% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Aberdeen City is 75.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 1,882 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,635 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 8,495 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 73% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 1,724 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 825 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 6,880 16-19 year olds in Aberdeen City 92.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 60 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 103 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 149 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £9.1m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Aberdeen city.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Jane Gibson and Jennifer Noble are your PACE local chairs. Jane can be contacted on 01224 024824 and Jennifer on 07909 099594 or 01779 595028.
Regional Skills Assessments (RSAs)
The purpose of the RSAs is to provide a robust evidence base to support partners in strategic skills investment planning.
Head of Operations, North East regionEvonne Boyd 01382 30552 Email Evonne Boyd
Regional Skills Planning LeadAllison Carrington 07867 774 943 Email Allison Carrington
Area ManagerNicola Graham 01224 285 200 Email Nicola Graham
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsBrian Hermiston 07584 488 299 Email Brian Hermiston