Where you will find us in East Dunbartonshire
Kirkintilloch Careers Centre
New College Lanarkshire
50 Southbank Road
Tel: Our Kirkintilloch careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 0141 777 5860 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm and Wednesday 10.30 am - 5 pm
Key data from East Dunbartonshire
PACE is a demand led service responding to redundancies in the local area as such from 1 April to 31 December 2022 there was no requirement for PACE support for either employers or individuals
As of 30 December 2022 there were 665 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 30 December 2022 we supported 329 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 59.0% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Dunbartonshire is 76.8%.
From 1 June to 31 December 2022 we delivered 6,045 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,781 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As of 31 December 2022 of the 8,040 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 88% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 116 Employability Fund starts.
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we delivered 1,139 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 521 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2022 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,964 16-19 year olds in East Dunbartonshire 96.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 25 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and * registered with employers based in the area.
In 2020-21, 72 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £3.5m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for East Dunbartonshire.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Joan Radford is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07881 501361 or 0141 4687174.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, West RegionSharon Kelly 07880 784 554 Email Sharon Kelly
Regional Skills Planning LeadPaul Zealey 0300 013 2057 Email Paul Zealey
Area ManagerLaurence Bayston 0141 468 7366 Email Laurence Bayston
Partnership and Delivery managerLauren Paterson 0141 468 8014 Email Lauren Paterson
Education ManagerClaire Johnston 0141 468 6722 Email Claire Johnston