Where you will find us in Midlothian
Dalkeith Careers Centre
29 Eskbank Road
Tel: Our Dalkeith careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 0131 663 7287 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 am - 5 pm and Friday 10.30 am - 5 pm
Penicuik Careers Centre
The Penicuik Centre, Carlops Road
Tel: Our Penicuik careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 0131 665 3120 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.
Opening hours Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
Key data from Midlothian
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we have supported a number of employers and 82 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 30 December 2022 there were 898 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 30 December 2022 we supported 459 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 62.1% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Midlothian is 70.9%.
From 1 June to 31 December 2022 we delivered 4,080 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,859 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As of 31 December 2022 of the 5,588 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 80% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 93 Employability Fund starts.
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we delivered 1,207 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 578 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2022 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,541 16-19 year olds in Midlothian 93.4% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 19 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 7 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2020-21, 130 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £2.6m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Midlothian.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
John McCourt is your PACE regional chair and can be contacted on 07766 464757 or 0141 468 7194.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, South East RegionDave McCallum 01343 344 056 Email Dave McCallum
Regional Skills Planning LeadPhil Ford 0131 460 7717 Email Phil Ford
Area ManagerLynsey Davidson 01786 583 541 Email Lynsey Davidson
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsClaire Owens 07920 266 853 Email Claire Owens
Education ManagerTom Harley 0141 3439 326 Email Tom Harley