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Key data from South Lanarkshire

From 1st of April 2020 to 31st of December 2020 we have supported 29 employers and 895 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of the 1st of January 2021 there were 2,252 Modern Apprentices in training. The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in South Lanarkshire is 77%.

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we supported 670 Modern Apprenticeship starts.

In 2019-20 there were 63 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 33 registered with employers based in the area.

From 1st June 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 9,891 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 7,196 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020, 5,602 people have registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.

My World of Work

From 1st April 2020 to 1st January 2021 we funded 352 Employability Fund starts.

From 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2020 we delivered 3,614 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,519 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2020 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 13,416 16-19 year olds in South Lanarkshire 92.7% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

Our performance in the South Lanarkshire

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

Find out more

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.

Read George's story

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South West Region

Hazel Mathieson

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Paul Zealey

Area Manager

Brian Cameron

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Helen Allison

Education Manager

Claire Johnston