Where you will find us in Renfrewshire
Paisley Careers Centre
1st Floor Causeyside Street
27 Causeyside Street
Tel: 0141 849 0942
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Paisley Careers Centre
Skills Development Scotland Centre, The Russell Institute
30 Causeyside Street
Tel: Our Paisley careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 0141 849 0942 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm and Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Key data from Renfrewshire
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported a number of employers and 123 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 29 September 2023 there were 1,386 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 474 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 64.4% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Renfrewshire is 78.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 2,588 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,031 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 8,531 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 81% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 1,485 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 768 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 7,447 16-19 year olds in Renfrewshire 94.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 70 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 57 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 43 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £8.6m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Renfrewshire.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Sheona Fulton is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07826 875557 or 0141 8490942.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, West RegionSharon Kelly 07880 784 554 Email Sharon Kelly
Area ManagerSuzie Scott 0141 468 7917 Email Suzie Scott
Regional Skills Planning LeadPaul Zealey 0300 013 2057 Email Paul Zealey
Partnership and Delivery managerLauren Paterson 0141 468 8014 Email Lauren Paterson
Education ManagerClaire Johnston 0141 468 6722 Email Claire Johnston