Where you will find us in South Ayrshire
Ayr Careers Centre
37 Carrick Street,
Tel: Our Ayr careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 01292 281 421 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance.
Opening hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Key data from South Ayrshire
As of 29 September 2023 there were 771 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 225 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 66.7% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in South Ayrshire is 77.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 2,382 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,974 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 5,269 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 74% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 555 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 307 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,520 16-19 year olds in South Ayrshire 96.6% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 17 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 13 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 14 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £3.6m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for South Ayrshire.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Vincent Logue is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07808 583281 or 01563 601229.
Regional Skills Assessments (RSAs)
The purpose of the RSAs is to provide a robust evidence base to support partners in strategic skills investment planning.
Head of Operations, South West RegionShona Mitchell 0141 468 7853 Email Shona Mitchell
Regional Skills Planning LeadAndrea Glass 0300 0133 549 Email Andrea Glass
Area ManagerClaire Tooze 0778 553 1004 Email Claire Tooze
Partnership and Delivery managerLauren Paterson 0141 468 8014 Email Lauren Paterson
Education ManagerClaire Johnston 0141 468 6722 Email Claire Johnston