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Key data from the Shetland Islands

In the last 12 months to the 31st of March 2020 we supported 5 employers and 77 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31st of March 2020 there were 371 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Shetland Islands is 91%.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we supported 225 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2018-19, there were 10 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority.

From 1st June 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 2,130 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,026 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020, 797 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we funded 17 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 we delivered 541 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 234 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2019 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 1,028 16-19 year olds in Shetland Islands 97.0% 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.

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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 Information

Regional Skills Assessments

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

Karen Watson