The Latest news from Learning Curve Group

Below is a range of stories that will keep you up to date about our latest activities

May 19, 2022
Learners and staff at Learning Curve Group’s Pre Uniformed Services Academy in Wakefield took part in a charity skydive to raise money to support Ukrainian refugees and members of their local community. £1,297 was raised through the LCG Charity Foundation to support local charity, The Well Project. The skydive team travelled from LCG’s academy in Wakefield to Hibaldstow Airfield to prepare to jump out of a plane from 10,000 feet. For one learner, this was their first ever time flying! 8 learners and one member of staff took on the challenge with those in need in mind. They described it as a “day full of adrenaline, fear and excitement”.
May 17, 2022
National training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), are bringing their successful Hair and Beauty training academies to Newcastle with a brand new salon opening in May. LCG already have seven Hair and Beauty academies across the North East and London that support hundreds of learners every year to achieve qualifications to succeed as the stylists, barbers and beauty therapists of the future. In 2021 the academies were awarded Hair and Beauty Apprenticeship Provider of the Year at AAC Awards.
Brenda McLeish OBE appointed Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham
May 12, 2022
Brenda McLeish OBE, CEO of Learning Curve Group (LCG), is appointed Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham for her dedication and contribution to education and skills in the region. As CEO of one of the country's largest training providers, headquartered in County Durham, Brenda creates opportunities for over 200,000 individuals a year to advance their skills and build a career. Brenda was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for her contribution to education and she has now been recognised further with her appointment of Deputy Lieutenant. Deputy lieutenants are nominated by a lord lieutenant, to assist with any duties as may be required, deputy lieutenants receive their commission of appointment via the appropriate government minister by command of the Queen.
How can I go to University if I didn’t get the grades I expected?
Apr 21, 2022
If you've always dreamed of a career where you need to go to University for a degree but don’t have  A-Levels in the right subjects, then there are options! You don't necessarily need to go back to college, there are now flexible ways to study, giving you the UCAS points you need to study at university for a career you'll love. Designed to prepare you for life at university, Access to Higher Education Diplomas prepare you with the knowledge and skills needed to not only study your degree, but also acclimatize to student life.
Support for Ukraine
Apr 08, 2022
As the conflict in Ukraine continues, we're aware of the responsibility we have as a large business to do what we can to make an impact and support the people of Ukraine who are going through this terrible time. Our Purple People across LCG and MPCT - Motivational Preparation College for Training - have donated supplies to support the people of Ukraine and we’ve been overwhelmed by their generosity. MPCT CEO, Huw Lewis MBE, and Logistics Manager, Allan Peet, drove to the border of Ukraine on the 1st of April to deliver the huge amount of supplies donated by our dedicated staff.
Learning Curve Group announce annual charity ball to raise funds for organisations across the North East
Apr 06, 2022
National training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), are delighted to announce that their annual charity ball, A Night in Hollywood, will take place on the 28th October 2022. LCG’s annual ball is their biggest fundraiser of the year for the LCG Charity Foundation in partnership with County Durham Community Foundation.
Learning Curve Group partner with Breakthrough to provide reformed prisoners with essential skills to get back into work
Mar 23, 2022
National training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), have joined forces with recruitment and leadership development organisation, Breakthrough, who work with hard-to-reach individuals to support them into employment. The partnership will provide extensive, expert training to ex-offenders and match them with innovative employers, enabling businesses to diversify their workforce and tap into unique, inspiring talent through fully-supported apprenticeships.
Learning Curve Group partner with Anxious Minds to provide essential counselling training to the people of the North East
Mar 10, 2022
Award winning training provider, Learning Curve Group (LCG), have joined forces with Anxious Minds, a multi-award winning mental health charity dedicated to supporting the people of the region improve their mental health. With centres across Tyneside and Northumberland, they will be partnering to support the education and training of counsellors across the region.