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Key data from Argyll and Bute

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 10 employers and 207 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 548 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 387 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Argyll & Bute is 81%.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 4,023 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,964 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 2,008 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 82 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 979 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 380 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,209 16-19 year olds in Argyll & Bute 94.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in Argyll and Bute

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

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SDS Support: Sean's story

After being made redundant twice after leaving school, Sean turned to his local Skills Development Scotland centre for support.

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Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Frances Webster

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

Steve Bone