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Key data from Aberdeen

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we have supported 7 employers and 637 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 1,002 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 95 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 49.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Aberdeen City is 77.3%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 6,942 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,075 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 of the 9,433 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 66% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 29 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 777 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 388 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 6,378 16-19 year olds in Aberdeen City 89.9% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 47 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 83 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 139 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £8.1m in the local area.

Our performance in Aberdeen City

Our latest briefing provides a snapshot of the work we do for individuals and businesses in Aberdeen City.

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Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North East Region

Gordon MacDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Allison Carrington

Area Manager

Nicola Graham

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Brian Hermiston

Education Manager

George Junor