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North Ayrshire

Where you will find us in North Ayrshire

  • Ardrossan Careers Centre

    Ardrossan Employability Hub

    82-84 Glasgow Street

    Ardrossan

    KA22 8EH

    Tel: 01294 272 421 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.

    Opening hours Tuesday and Thursday 9 am - 5 pm

  • Irvine Careers Centre

    KA12

    Tel: 01294 272 421 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.

    Opening hours

Key data from North Ayrshire

From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported a number of employers and 104 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 29 September 2023 there were 1,079 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 344 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 64.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in North Ayrshire is 80.0%.

From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 4,318 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,005 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

As at the 30 September 2023 of the 6,540 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 68% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 651 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 404 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,872 16-19 year olds in North Ayrshire 93.9% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2021-22 there were 20 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 16 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2021-22, 43 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2021-22 we invested over £5.2m in the local area.

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