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Key data from Perth and Kinross

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of December 2020 we have supported 24 employers and 722 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of January 2021 there were 886 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Perth & Kinross is 75%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 281 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 32 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 28 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 4,375 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 3,032 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020, 1,946 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we funded 125 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 1,781 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 556 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,458 16-19 year olds in Perth & Kinross 94.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in Perth and Kinross

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Manuel's story

With the help of the Next Steps programme from Skills Development Scotland, Manuel is gaining valuable work experience and studying at Perth College.

Read Manuel's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North East Region

Gordon MacDougall

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Ronnie Palin

Area Manager

Evonne Boyd

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Education Manager

Tom Harley