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Key data from Angus

In the last 12 months to the 31 March 2019 we supported 4 employers and 62 individuals dealing with redundancy.

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As of 31 March 2019 there were 900 Modern Apprentices in training.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we supported 591 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

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The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Angus is 77%.

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From 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019 we delivered 8,871 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements with 4,502 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 4,783 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we funded 227 Employability Fund starts.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we delivered 2,044 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements with 675 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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The 2018 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,413 16-19 year olds in Angus 92.2% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

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Supporting business in Angus

We help local employers in Angus make sure they have the right skills now and in the future by providing support and advice on skills, talent development and funding.

In the last 12 months we supported four employers and 62 individuals dealing with redundancy.

Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser Sam Greer or visit Our Skillsforce.

Supporting partners in Angus

We work closely with schools across Angus, supporting the My World of Work aspects of the School Partnership Agreements. Your local Partner Development and Integration Executive can help with:

  • Delivery of the successful My World of Work School Ambassador programme
  • Raising awareness and building capacity amongst teachers to use all the online resources available, including the recently developed Lesson Inserts]
  • Developing new Lesson Inserts. A simple way to link the curriculum with careers

We’ve also organised update and awareness sessions amongst other local partner organisations to embed My World of Work into their own services. This has included close ties with Dundee & Angus College to trial new ways to increase capacity building with staff to promote career management skills.

Contact your local Partner Development and Integration Executive Karen Watson or visit the partner area of My World of Work.

Our performance in Angus

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Freija's Story

Find out how Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) Next Steps programme helped Freija gain vital skills and experience through volunteering.

Read Freija's story

Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North East Region

Gordon MacDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Allison Carrington

Area Manager

Jill Hunter

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Elaine Walls

Partner Development & Integration

Karen Watson