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Key data from Edinburgh

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 32 employers and 434 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 2,091 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Edinburgh, City of is 74%.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 1,688 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2018-19, there were 93 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 182 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 21,710 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 11,848 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 11,779 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 489 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 7,910 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,455 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 13,329 16-19 year olds in Edinburgh, City of 92.2% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in City of Edinburgh

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

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SDS Support: Jamila's story

An Edinburgh teen suffering from anxiety improved her confidence and is now studying towards her Highers at college after seeking help from Skills Development Scotland.

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Local information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Grant McDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Julie Coyle

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Partner Development & Integration

Amber Beatson