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Key data from Argyll and Bute

From 1st of April 2020 to 30th of September 2020 we have supported 10 employers and 325 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 25th of September 2020 there were 476 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Argyll & Bute is 77%.

From 1st April 2020 to 25th September 2020 we supported 39 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 10 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 13 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 30th September 2020 we delivered 549 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 448 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 30th September 2020, 510 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 25th September 2020 we funded 33 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 30st September 2020 we delivered 358 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 220 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,185 16-19 year olds in Argyll & Bute 94.1% 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 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