2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the combined authority funded a significant number of adult education skills courses or training advertised as skills for Green Jobs?

Question code
Buildings & Heating & Green Skills (CA)
Green Skills Training
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Criteria met if the combined authority has provided more than 30 green skills adult education courses in the last three academic years.

This is the total number of adult education courses that the combined authority advertises as Green Skills or Green Jobs that they have funded, in part of partial. If the combined authority classifies them as a green job/skill, then they will be counted.

This includes courses related to the building of or maintaining of residential homes or commercial buildings as well as other Green Skills, such as in relation to Electric Vehicles, Digital Skills, Education, Biodiversity and Conservation management and others.

Any accredited course is valid for a point. There is no minimum length of the course required to be valid for the point.
Courses that are part of a Skills Bootcamp are valid. This question is not limited to Skills Bootcamps courses only, other courses are valid.


Green Jobs and Greens Skills are ones that contribute to preserving or restoring the environment. They have a focus on either reducing carbon emissions, mproving energy and raw materials efficiency, protecting and restoring nature, minimising waste and pollution, adapting to the effects of climate change or making similar environmental improvements.
Green Jobs and Skills can be in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and construction, or in new, emerging green sectors such as renewable energy and energy efficiency. Sustainability managers in businesses, green transport officers and thermal heating specialists are all examples of green jobs.
Definitions from International Labour Organisation and Friends of the Earth.

The courses can be free.

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7 Combined Authorities

1 point

4 Combined Authorities
Greater Manchester Combined Authority1/1whatdotheyknow.com
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority1/1whatdotheyknow.com
North of Tyne Combined Authority1/1whatdotheyknow.com
West Midlands Combined Authority1/1whatdotheyknow.com
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority0/1
Greater London Authority0/1
North East Combined Authority0/1
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority0/1
Tees Valley Combined Authority0/1
West of England Combined Authority0/1
West Yorkshire Combined Authority0/1