Perth and Kinross
Where you will find us in Perth and Kinross
Perth Careers Centre
31-33 South St
Tel: Our Perth careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 01738 637 639 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance. The centre will be closed from 12-1pm daily.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm and Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
Key data from Perth and Kinross
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported a number of employers and 133 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 29 September 2023 there were 965 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 329 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 58.1% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Perth & Kinross is 78.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 3,167 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,465 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 6,421 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 81% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 1,263 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 586 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,556 16-19 year olds in Perth & Kinross 94.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 21 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 30 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 74 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £4.3m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Perth and Kinross.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Sade Bankole is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07748 760776.
Regional Skills Assessments (RSAs)
The purpose of the RSAs is to provide a robust evidence base to support partners in strategic skills investment planning.
Head of Operations, North East regionEvonne Boyd 01382 30552 Email Evonne Boyd
Regional and Skills Planning LeadRonnie Palin 0141 4687 747 Email Ronnie Palin
Area ManagerJulie Kennedy 01592 238 2352 Email Julie Kennedy
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsColin Buchanan 0758 414 5823 Email Colin Buchanan
Education ManagerTom Harley 0141 3439 326 Email Tom Harley