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Key data from Eilean Siar

From 1 of April to 30 June 2021 we have supported 22 individuals faced with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 214 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 10 Modern Apprenticeship starts. The majority of starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Eilean Siar is 72.2%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 948 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 624 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 of the 1,496 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 60% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 11 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 104 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 63 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 1,052 16-19 year olds in Eilean Siar 95.6% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020, 54 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2019-20 we invested over £1.3m in the local area.

Our performance in Eilean Siar

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Anna's story

Find out how Eiliean Siar teen Anna started preparing for a lifelong career in the classroom through a Foundation Apprenticeship.

Read Anna's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Susan Macrae

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Education Manager

George Junor