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Key data from West Lothian

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 5 employers and 126 individuals dealing with redundancy.

As of 31 December 2021 there were 1,271 Modern Apprentices in training.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we supported 735 Modern Apprenticeship starts. 62.5% of the starts in the local area were aged 16-24.

The Modern Apprenticeship achievement rate in West Lothian is 69.0%.

From 1 June to 31 December 2021 we delivered 7,434 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 4,846 school pupils through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we funded 163 Employability Fund starts.

From 1 April to 31 December 2021 we delivered 2,189 Career Information, Advice and Guidance engagements for 837 post-school customers through a mix of group and one-to-one sessions.

The 2021 Annual Participation Measure showed that of the 8,236 16-19 year olds in West Lothian 91.3% were in education, employment or training and personal development.

In 2020-21 there were 42 registered Graduate Apprentices with a home address in the local authority and 32 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 2020-21 we invested over £6.6m in the local area.

Local Contacts

Head of Operations, South East Region

Dave McCallum

Regional Skills Planning Lead

Phil Ford

Area Manager

Emma Matthews

Foundation and Graduate Apprenticeships

Claire Owens

Education Manager

Tom Harley