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Key data from Dumfries and Galloway

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 9 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 1,051 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 565 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 48.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Dumfries & Galloway is 64.0%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 5,343 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,757 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 75 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 2,850 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,014 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,830 16-19 year olds in Dumfries & Galloway 93.1% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 20 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 12 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 108 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £4.8m in the local area.

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Andrea Hall

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Helen Allison