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Key data from Midlothian

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 2 employers and 119 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 820 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Midlothian is 73%.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 554 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2018-19, there were 14 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 11 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 7,104 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,598 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 3,247 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 101 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 2,096 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 776 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,729 16-19 year olds in Midlothian 92.9% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in Midlothian

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

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SDS Support: Robert's story

Skills Development Scotland’s careers service has helped Midlothian teen Robert overcome barriers including mental health, homelessness and lack of qualifications to gain his first job.

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Local Information

Regional Skills Assessments

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Grant McDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Andrea Hall

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Partner Development & Integration

Gordon Craig