Where you will find us in Inverclyde
Greenock Careers Centre
112 West Blackhall Street
Tel: Our Greenock careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 01475 553 710 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance. This centre is closed 12.00-1.00pm.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 am - 5 pm and Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Key data from Inverclyde
PACE is a demand led service responding to redundancies in the local area as such from 1 April to 31 December 2022 there was no requirement for PACE support for either employers or individuals
As of 30 December 2022 there were 603 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 30 December 2022 we supported 291 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 70.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Inverclyde is 71.2%.
From 1 June to 31 December 2022 we delivered 3,474 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,463 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As of 31 December 2022 of the 4,268 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 78% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 186 Employability Fund starts.
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we delivered 1,171 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 458 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2022 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 2,935 16-19 year olds in Inverclyde 93.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 27 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 19 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2020-21, 32 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £2.8m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Inverclyde.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Sheona Fulton is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07826 875557 or 0141 8490942.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, West RegionSharon Kelly 07880 784 554 Email Sharon Kelly
Regional Skills Planning LeadPaul Zealey 0300 013 2057 Email Paul Zealey
Area ManagerLaurence Bayston 0141 468 7366 Email Laurence Bayston
Partnership and Delivery managerLauren Paterson 0141 468 8014 Email Lauren Paterson
Education ManagerClaire Johnston 0141 468 6722 Email Claire Johnston