The so-called “skills wallet” scheme will see people get £4,000 at 25; £3,000 at 40 and another £3,000 at 55, the party said.
The money can only go towards approved education and training courses – and will be paid for by reversing government cuts to corporation tax to bring the rate back to 20%, according to the Lib Dems.
Liberal Democrat business spokesman Sam Gyimah said: “In an ever-changing workplace people often need to develop new skills, but the cost of courses and qualifications shuts too many people out.
“We will create a new era of learning throughout adult life.”
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