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Key data from Midlothian

From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we supported a number of employers and 411 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 March 2022 there were 844 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we supported 584 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 66.1% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Midlothian is 69.2%.

From 1 June 2021 to 31 May 2022 we delivered 7,628 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,136 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

As at 31 May 2022 of the 5,388 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 84% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 93 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we delivered 1,861 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 766 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,690 16-19 year olds in Midlothian 93.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 17 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 10 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 2020-21 we invested over £2.4m in the local area.

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Dave McCallum

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Lynsey Davidson

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Education Manager

Tom Harley