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Key data from Perth and Kinross

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 8 employers and 421 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 1,065 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 528 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 62.1% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Perth & Kinross is 67.7%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 4,424 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,880 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 85 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 1,702 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 605 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 5,454 16-19 year olds in Perth & Kinross 93.6% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 26 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 32 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 85 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £4.3m in the local area.

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