Share this page

X

Your local careers centres

Key data from East Ayrshire

In the last 12 months to the 30th of June 2019 we supported 11 employers and 532 individuals dealing with redundancy.

01

As of 28th of June 2019 there were 972 Modern Apprentices in training.

02

From 1st April 2019 to 28th June 2019 we supported 110 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

03

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Ayrshire is 69%.

04

From 1st June 2018 to 31st May 2019 we delivered 9,949 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 5,148 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

05

From 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019, 857 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

06

From 1st April 2019 to 28th June 2019 we funded 68 Employability Fund starts.

07

From 1st April 2019 to 30th June 2019 we delivered 599 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 221 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

08

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,963 16-19 year olds in East Ayrshire 88.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

09

Supporting business in East Ayrshire

We help local employers in East Ayrshire 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 11 companies and 532 individuals dealing with redundancy.

Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser Lesley Begg or visit Our Skillsforce.

Supporting partners in East Ayrshire

We work closely with schools across East Ayrshire, 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 services. This has included working with Ayr College (Kilmarnock Campus), to ensure that My World of Work is placed firmly at the heart of their organisation.

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

Our performance in East Ayrshire

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Daniel's story

The "life changing" support East Ayrshire teen Daniel received has helped him explore a new career path.

Read Daniel's story

Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Hazel Mathieson

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Andrea Glass

Area Manager

Judith Thomas

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Helen Allison

Partner Development & Integration

Fiona Paterson