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Key data from Renfrewshire

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of December 2020 we have supported 30 employers and 1,628 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of January 2021 there were 1,313 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Renfrewshire is 77%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 390 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 73 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 48 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 4,032 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 2,632 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020, 1,764 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we funded 212 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 2,245 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 946 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 7,144 16-19 year olds in Renfrewshire 92.4% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in Renfrewshire

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

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SDS Support: Michael's story

Careers service Skills Development Scotland has helped Renfrewshire teenager Michael overcome a range of barriers and get a clearer picture of his plans for the future.

Read Michael's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, West Region

Sharon Kelly

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Maurice Gilligan

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Tony Minchella

Education Manager

Claire Johnston