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Key data from Orkney

From 1st of April 2020 to 30th of September 2020 we have supported 13 employers and 69 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 25th of September 2020 there were 228 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1st April 2020 to 25th September 2020 we supported 21 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 10 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 9 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 30th September 2020 we delivered 242 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 183 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 30th September 2020, 284 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Orkney Islands is 83%.

From 1st April 2020 to 30st September 2020 we delivered 356 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 129 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 831 16-19 year olds in Orkney Islands 94.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in the Orkney Islands

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

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SDS Support: Greg's story

Greg Mulraine is constructing an exciting career for himself, thanks to a Modern Apprenticeship with SSE.

Read Greg's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Dave McCallum

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

Karen Watson