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Key data from the Shetland Islands

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of December 2020 we have supported 13 employers and 366 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of January 2021 there were 404 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Shetland Islands is 76%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 133 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 6 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 7 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 855 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 544 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020, 465 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we funded 19 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 316 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 141 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 977 16-19 year olds in Shetland Islands 96.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in the Shetland Islands

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

Find out more

SDS Support: Shane's story

Lerwick man Shane Johnson wanted to get into a career that could make his kids proud and a Modern Apprenticeship is helping him do just that.

Read Shane's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager

Dave McCallum

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

George Junor