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Key data from South Ayrshire

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we provided PACE support to 5 individuals dealing with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 654 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 48 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 33.3% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in South Ayrshire is 65.6%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 3,159 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,938 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 of the 6,278 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 71% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 12 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 332 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 165 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 4,402 16-19 year olds in South Ayrshire 91.4% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 31 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 15 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020-21, 26 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2020-21 we invested over £3.5m in the local area.

Our performance in South Ayrshire

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

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SDS Support: Keri's story

After leaving school without a plan in place, South Ayrshire teen Keri sought support and has now secured herself a Modern Apprenticeship and is thriving in the world of work.

Read Keri's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Andrea Glass

Area Manager

Claire Tooze

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Dylan White

Education Manager

Claire Johnston