Our services in East Lothian
Please call 0131 665 3120 to make an appointment with one of our Careers Advisers at one the following local community venues:
- Dunbar Library, Countess Crescent, Dunbar, EH42 1DX
- Musselburgh East Community Learning Centre, Haddington Road, Musselburgh EH21 8JJ
- North Berwick Library, 13 School Road, North Berwick, EH39 4JU
- JC+ Musselburgh Job Centre Plus, Orth House, Eskmills Park, Musselburgh, EH21 7DU
- Pennypit Centre, Double Dykes, Rope Walk, Prestonpans, EH32 9BN
- Volunteer Centre East Lothian, 56 High Street, Tranent, EH33 1HH
Where you will find us in East Lothian
Musselburgh Careers Centre
Our Musselburgh Centre is now closed.
Tel: 0131 665 3120 to find out about our services in East Lothian.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Key data from East Lothian
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported a number of employers and individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 29 September 2023 there were 824 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 293 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 58.7% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Lothian is 72.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 2,021 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,736 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 5,364 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 68% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 474 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 249 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,489 16-19 year olds in East Lothian 96.1% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 8 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and a number registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 54 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £4.6m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Edinburgh.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
William Anderson is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07500 824477 or 0131 376 2242.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Regional Skills Assessments (RSAs)
The purpose of the RSAs is to provide a robust evidence base to support partners in strategic skills investment planning.
City Region Summary Infographic
To complement our national insights, the RSAs provide evidence on the impact of COVID-19 at a City Region level.
Head of Operations, South East RegionDave McCallum 01343 344 056 Email Dave McCallum
Regional Skills Planning LeadPhil Ford 0131 460 7717 Email Phil Ford
Area ManagerLynsey Davidson 01786 583 541 Email Lynsey Davidson
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsClaire Owens 07920 266 853 Email Claire Owens
Education ManagerTom Harley 0141 3439 326 Email Tom Harley