Our services in West Lothian
Please call 01506 434 249 to make an appointment with one of our Careers Advisers at one the following local community venues:
- Armadale Partnership Centre - Friday 9am-5pm
- Fauldhouse Partnership Centre - Wednesday 12-5pm
- Bathgate Partnership Centre - Wednesday 12-5pm
- Livingston north Partnership Centre - Thursday 9am-5pm
- Whitburn Partnership Centre - Monday 9am-5pm
- Strathbrock Partnership Centre - ADHOC
- West Lothian College - Tuesday 10.30am-5pm and Thursday 9am-5pm
Where you will find us in West Lothian
Livingston Careers Centre
Our Livingstone Centre is now closed.
Tel: 01506 434249 to find out about our services in West Lothian.
Key data from West Lothian
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we have supported 5 employers and 203 individuals dealing with redundancy.
As of 30 December 2022 there were 1,281 Modern Apprentices in training.
From 1 April to 30 December 2022 we supported 705 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 67.9% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.
The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in West Lothian is 72.8%.
From 1 June to 31 December 2022 we delivered 7,218 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,772 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
As of 31 December 2022 of the 11,862 maintained school pupils in the local authority, 80% were registered on myworldofwork.co.uk.
From 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 we funded 207 Employability Fund starts.
From 1 April to 31 December 2022 we delivered 1,912 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 914 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.
The 2022 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 7,721 16-19 year olds in West Lothian 93.4% were in education, employment or training and personal development.
In 2021-22 there were 46 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 31 registered with employers based in the area.
In 2020-21, 143 pupils started Foundation Apprenticeships in schools at SCQF Level 4-6 in this area.
In 2021-22 we invested over £6.6m in the local area.
Key resources and services
A summary of National Training Programme (NTP) Equality data for West Lothian.
Please see the Annual Participation Measure interactive report for local authority information.
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment
John McCourt is your PACE regional chair and can be contacted on 07766 464757 or 0141 468 7194.
Regional Skills Assessments
Latest regional labour market data
Head of Operations, South East RegionDave McCallum 01343 344 056 Email Dave McCallum
Regional Skills Planning LeadPhil Ford 0131 460 7717 Email Phil Ford
Area ManagerEmma Matthews 01506 342 690 Email Emma Matthews
Foundation and Graduate ApprenticeshipsClaire Owens 07920 266 853 Email Claire Owens
Education ManagerTom Harley 0141 3439 326 Email Tom Harley