What We Do...

Age Apprenticeship Grant for Employers

As part of the Liverpool City Region Devolution agreement the Combined Authority now controls the Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) for businesses based in Liverpool City Region.

Apprenticeship Hub

The Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Hub is a collaborative group, responsible to the Employment and Skills Board.

Area Based Review

The City Region is due to start its Area Based Review of skills provision in April 2016.

Consultation Responses

The Employment and Skills Board continues to ensure that the Liverpool City Region’s voice is heard on key strategic policy matters.


The Liverpool City Region is continuing to implement its Devolution Agreement with Government.

European Funding

The Employment and Skills Board works with the Liverpool City Region ESIF Sub-Committee to set priorities for the investment of European funding, focussed on employment, skills and wider social inclusion.

Households into Work

Households into Work (HiW) will be delivered across Liverpool City Region’s 6 local authority areas – Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral. The aim of HiW is to help people who are long term unemployed find employment or at least help them to overcome the barrier(s) that are preventing them from seeking employment.

Jobs for Tomorrow

Our Jobs for Tomorrow work gives a behind the scenes look at the Liverpool City Region’s growth sectors and highlights the skills needed to progress a career in a number...

Skills Capital Investment Fund

The Liverpool City Region has secured an allocation of £41.1 million for investment in Skills Capital within the overall award of £232m announced in the Growth Deal in July 2014.

Skills for Growth

The Employment and Skills Board’s Skills for Growth work builds on insight from local employers to support local training providers in delivering the skills that will help the...