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Key data from North Ayrshire

PACE is a demand led service responding to redundancies in the local area. Between 1 of April and 30 June 2021, there was no requirement for PACE support for either employers or individuals.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 993 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 90 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 38.9% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in North Ayrshire is 71.1%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 5,032 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,116 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 of the 7,836 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 74% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 56 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 479 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 260 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,730 16-19 year olds in North Ayrshire 90.1% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 21 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 10 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020, 59 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2019-20 we invested over £5.2m in the local area.

Our performance in North Ayrshire

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

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SDS Support: Dylan's story

Since engaging with his local SDS centre in North Ayrshire, Dylan has improved his confidence, knowledge and job prospects, and is currently interviewing for a Modern Apprenticeship.

Read Dylan's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Andrea Glass

Area Manager

Claire Tooze

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Education Manager

Claire Johnston