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Key data from Eilean Siar

In the last 12 months to the 31 March 2019 we supported 1 employer and 20 individuals dealing with redundancy.

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As of 31 March 2019 there were 201 Modern Apprentices in training.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we supported 132 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

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The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Eilean Siar is 82%.

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From 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019 we delivered 2,399 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements with 1,111 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 686 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we funded 40 Employability Fund starts.

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From 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 we delivered 765 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements with 342 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

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The 2018 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 1,014 16-19 year olds in Eilean Siar 97.6% 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 one company and 20 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

Seonag Campbell

Area Manager

Frances Webster

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

Steve Bone