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Key data from North Lanarkshire

From 1 of April to 30 June 2021 we have supported 88 individuals faced with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 2,723 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 313 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 40.9% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in North Lanarkshire is 76.6%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 14,135 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 7,583 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 of the 20,641 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 68% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 125 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 1,573 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 755 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 15,194 16-19 year olds in North Lanarkshire 91.5% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 82 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 66 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020, 269 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2019-20 we invested over £14.4m in the local area.

Our performance in North Lanarkshire

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Gemma's story

After contacting her local Skills Development Scotland centre, North Lanarkshire teen Gemma has secured work, and is feeling far more positive about the future.

Read Gemma's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Judith Thomas

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Helen Allison

Education Manager

Claire Johnston