About the Employees Retraining Board

The Employees Retraining Board (ERB) is a statutory body established in 1992 under the Employees Retraining Ordinance. ERB co-ordinates, funds and monitors training courses and services provided by about 80 training bodies. The service targets of ERB are people aged 15 or above with educational attainment at sub-degree level or below. ERB provides around 700 training courses that are market driven and employment-oriented. ERB helps trainees map out progression ladders and nurtures more talents for various industries.

ERB provides a diverse range of courses, including placement-tied courses for the unemployed; skills upgrading courses with skills enhancement training for employees; generic skills courses for all industries, dedicated courses for special service targets such as new arrivals, persons with disabilities and persons recovered from work injuries, rehabilitated ex-drug abusers and ex-offenders; and ethnic minorities, as well as youth training courses for young people, straddling 28 industries and various generic skills.

ERB is committed to providing a flexible, quality and resilient labour force for the economic and long term development of Hong Kong.

Please click here for details of ERB Employer Services.