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Key data from the Highlands

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 8 employers and 109 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 2,241 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 962 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 58.4% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Highland is 71.8%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 6,873 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,770 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 91 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 2,493 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,032 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 9,570 16-19 year olds in Highland 92.6% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 41 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 41 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 262 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £10.6m in the local area.

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Roddy Bailey

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Education Manager

George Junor