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Key data from East Ayrshire

From 1 of April to 30 June 2021 we have supported 28 individuals faced with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 922 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 79 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 46.8% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Ayrshire is 78.4%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 4,107 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,520 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 of the 6,554 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 78% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 45 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 617 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 264 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,956 16-19 year olds in East Ayrshire 91.0% 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 5 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020, 30 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2019-20 we invested over £4.8m in the local area.

Our performance in East Ayrshire

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

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SDS Support: Daniel's story

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

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Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Andrea Glass

Area Manager

Claire Tooze

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Education Manager

Claire Johnston