Where you will find us in West Dunbartonshire
Clydebank Careers Centre
5 Carinthia Way
Upper Level Clydebank Shopping Centre, Kilbowie Road
Tel: Our Clydebank careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 0141 952 1454 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance. This centre is closed 12.00-1.00pm Monday - Friday.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Dumbarton Careers Centre
32 High Street
Tel: Our Dumbarton careers centre is open. Contact the local centre on 01389 761421 for more information on how to access career information, advice and guidance. This centre is closed Tuesday, Thusday and Friday 12.00-1.00.
Opening hours Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 am - 5 pm and Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
Key data from West Dunbartonshire
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we have supported a number of employers and 40 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 29 September 2023 there were 835 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 29 September 2023 we supported 270 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 68.2% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in West Dunbartonshire is 70.0%.
From 1 June to 30 September 2023 we delivered 2,577 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 1,978 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As at the 30 September 2023 of the 5,369 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 78% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April to 30 September 2023 we delivered 1,740 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 706 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2023 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 3,976 16-19 year olds in West Dunbartonshire 93.0% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 29 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 10 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2021-22, 64 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £4.7m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for West Dunbartonshire.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
Joan Radford is your PACE local chair and can be contacted on 07881 501361 or 0141 4687174.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, West RegionSharon Kelly 07880 784 554 Email Sharon Kelly
Regional Skills Planning LeadPaul Zealey 0300 013 2057 Email Paul Zealey
Area ManagerLaurence Bayston 0141 468 7366 Email Laurence Bayston
Partnership and Delivery managerLauren Paterson 0141 468 8014 Email Lauren Paterson
Education ManagerClaire Johnston 0141 468 6722 Email Claire Johnston