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Key data from the Highlands

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021 we have supported 50 employers and 801 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of March 2021 there were 2,263 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Highland is 71%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 711 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 41 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 41 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st March 2021 we delivered 8,297 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,859 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021, 3,533 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 we funded 139 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st March we delivered 3,882 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,403 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 9,622 16-19 year olds in Highland 93.6% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in the Highlands

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Mark's story

Mark Baltazar pursued a Modern Apprenticeship so he could work, earn and learn.

Read Mark's story

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