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Key data from the Highlands

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 24 employers and 167 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 2,152 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Highland is 78%.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 1,507 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2018-19, there were 23 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 17 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 17,294 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 8,485 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 6,309 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 180 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 2,948 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,187 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 9,611 16-19 year olds in Highland 92.2% 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.

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SDS Support: Mark's story

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

Read Mark's story

Local Information

Regional Skills Asssessments

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

Partner Development & Integration

Steve Bone