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Key data from East Lothian

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 1 employer and 8 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 798 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in East Lothian is 77%.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 551 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2018-19, there were 17 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 7,294 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,027 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 2,457 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 143 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 1,501 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 691 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,066 16-19 year olds in East Lothian 94.0% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in East Lothian

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

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SDS Support: Charlotte's story

Thanks to support from her local Skills Development Scotland centre, East Lothian teen Charlotte has gone from uncertain about the future to thriving in a hospitality apprenticeship.

Read Charlotte's story

Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Grant McDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Emma Matthews

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Partner Development & Integration

Gordon Craig