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Key data from the Shetland Islands

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 7 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 353 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 122 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 62.3% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in Shetland Islands is 80.4%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 768 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 553 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 13 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 378 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 135 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 983 16-19 year olds in Shetland Islands 97.0% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 8 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 7 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 2020-21 we invested over £1.3m in the local area.

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, North Region

Anthony Standing

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Stephen Sheridan

Area Manager, North Region

Claire Sim

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Colin Buchanan

Partner Development & Integration

George Junor