Where you will find us in the Shetland Islands
Lerwick Careers Centre
Solarhus, 3 North Ness Business Park
Tel: Open for appointments only, please call 01595 695791.
Key data from the Shetland Islands
PACE is a demand led service responding to redundancies in the local area as such from 1 April to 31 December 2022 there was no requirement for PACE support for either employers or individuals
As of 30 December 2022 there were 355 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 30 December 2022 we supported 126 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 55.6% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Shetland Islands is 84.6%.
From 1 June to 31 December 2022 we delivered 1,304 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 888 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As of 31 December 2022 of the 1,478 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 89% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 25 Employability Fund starts.
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we delivered 142 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 95 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2022 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 965 16-19 year olds in Shetland Islands 96.0% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were * registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and * registered with employers based in the area.
In 2020-21, 12 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £1.3m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for Shetland Islands.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Marie Leask is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07920 236862 or 01595 522803.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, North RegionAnthony Standing 07899 818 426 Email Anthony Standing
Regional Skills Planning LeadStephen Sheridan 07500 095 792 Email Stephen Sheridan
Area ManagerConnie Calvo 01463 382 979 Email Connie Calvo
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsColin Buchanan 0758 414 5823 Email Colin Buchanan