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Key data from Eilean Siar

In the last 12 months to the 30th of September 2019 we supported 2 employers and 79 individuals dealing with redundancy.

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As of 27th of September 2019 there were 208 Modern Apprentices in training.

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From 1st April 2019 to 27th September 2019 we supported 66 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

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The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Eilean Siar is 80%.

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From 1st June 2019 to 31st August 2019 we delivered 298 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 233 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019, 205 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019 we funded 16 Employability Fund starts.

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From 1st April 2019 to 30th September 2019 we delivered 358 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 197 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 1,038 16-19 year olds in Eilean Siar 95.5% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

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Supporting business in Eilean Siar

We help local employers in Eilean Siar make sure they have the right skills now and in the future by providing support and advice on skills, talent development and funding.

In the last 12 months we supported two companies and 79 individuals dealing with redundancy.

Contact your local Employer Engagement Adviser Anna Dawson or visit Our Skillsforce.

Supporting partners in Eilean Siar

We work closely with schools across Eilean Siar, supporting the My World of Work aspects of the School Partnership Agreements. Your local Partner Development and Integration Executive can help with:

  • Delivery of the successful My World of Work School Ambassador programme
  • Raising awareness and building capacity amongst teachers to use all the online resources available, including the recently developed Lesson Inserts
  • Developing new Lesson Inserts. A simple way to link the curriculum with careers

We've also organised update and awareness sessions for local partner organisations across the Islands to embed My World of Work into their services. This has included partners delivering employability services to ensure My World of Work is place firmly at the heart of what they deliver.

Contact your local Partner Development and Integration Executive Steve Bone or visit the partner area of My World of Work.

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 Information

PACE

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Frances Webster

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

Steve Bone