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Key data from South Lanarkshire

From 1 of April to 30 June 2021 we have supported 57 individuals faced with redundancy in the local area.

As of the 25 June 2021 there were 2,356 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we supported 241 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 39.8% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in South Lanarkshire is 71.3%.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 we delivered 16,788 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 9,800 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021 of the 19,188 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 82% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1 April to 25 June 2021 we funded 82 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 30 June 2021 we delivered 1,247 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 638 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 13,530 16-19 year olds in South Lanarkshire 92.8% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 98 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 69 registered with employers based in the area.

In 2020, 456 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.

In 2019-20 we invested over £13.2m in the local area.

Our performance in the South Lanarkshire

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

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SDS Support: George's story

Find out how Lanark native George got a head start in his dream career in hospitality after leaving school unsure of what he wanted to do.

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Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Shona Mitchell

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Brian Cameron

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Helen Allison

Education Manager

Claire Johnston