§ Mr. Wallace
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many providers of employment training and youth training schemes in Scotland have attained approved training organisation status broken down by regional area.
§ Mr. Lang
To date, no employment training agent or training manager in Scotland has attained full approved training organisation status.
Information about the number of youth training scheme managing agents in Scotland who have attained approved training organisation status is available only by Training Agency area as set out in the table:
Number of approved training organisations Area Number Grampian and Tayside 46 Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway 39 Central and Fife 59 Glasgow City 56 Highlands and Islands 33 Lanarkshire 36 Lothian and Borders 61 Renfrew, Dumbarton and Argyll 57 Total 387