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Key data from East Dunbartonshire

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 53 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 599 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 301 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 58.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Dunbartonshire is 76.9%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 5,718 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,714 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 86 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 1,027 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 487 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,086 16-19 year olds in East Dunbartonshire 96.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 26 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and a number 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 2020-21 we invested over £3.2m in the local area.

Our performance in East Dunbartonshire.

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

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SDS Support: Shannon's story

East Dunbartonshire teen Shannon has got her future career on the right track after support from Skills Development Scotland’s Next Steps programme helped her to gain an engineering Modern Apprenticeship with ScotRail.

Read Shannon's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, West Region

Sharon Kelly

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Laura McCormack

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Tony Minchella

Education Manager

Claire Johnston