CLOSED Learning and Skills: call in Liverpool City Region (OC22S15P0264)

Call to support businesses in developing standards for higher level apprenticeships and to develop higher level curriculum materials meeting businesses skills needs.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


This call invites Outline Applications which support the delivery of Priority Axis 2, Investment Priority 2.2 Improving the labour market relevance of education and training systems of the European Social Fund Operational Programme and responds to the local development need set out in the Liverpool Local Enterprise Partnership Area European Structural and Investment Funds Strategy.

Applications are invited to support businesses to design and develop new higher level apprenticeship standards linked to new occupations in key growth sectors. Projects should include promotion of higher level apprenticeships and also the development of curriculum materials to support cutting edge technological development meeting the needs of businesses and residents.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the entire Liverpool City Region.


Funding available: up to £0.5 million of ESF.


  • Outline application deadline: 15 February 2016.
  • Full application deadline: 14 May 2016
  • Project start date: 14 August 2016

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 14 August 2019

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund draft Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Published 14 December 2015
Last updated 16 February 2016 + show all updates
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