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Key data from Falkirk

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021 we have supported 18 employers and 883 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of March 2021 there were 1,414 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Falkirk is 79%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 353 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 37 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 13 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st March 2021 we delivered 5,140 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,496 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021, 2,323 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 we funded 197 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March we delivered 3,089 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,093 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 6,375 16-19 year olds in Falkirk 91.9% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in Falkirk

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

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SDS Supports: Alisar's story

With the support of her Skills Development Scotland advisers, Alisar has greatly improved her English and has gained valuable work experience and employability skills.

Read Alisar's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Dave McCallum

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Ronnie Palin

Area Manager

Valerie Ormiston

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Claire Owens

Education Manager

Tom Harley