The Latest news from Learning Curve Group

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

What is end-point assessment?
Jun 28, 2019
End-point assessment (EPA) is one of the biggest changes from the apprenticeship reforms. All learners now have to complete an end-point assessment in order to complete their course, rather than being continually assessed throughout.
Narrowing Skills Shortages with the Apprenticeship Levy
Skills gaps are on the increase; with an ageing workforce, the uncertainty of Brexit, and the lowest unemployment rates since the 70’s, finding staff with the right skills to fill vacancies is becoming an increasing struggle.
County Durham Training Provider launch Charity Foundation
May 24, 2019
A County Durham training provider has launched their own charity foundation to help transform lives across the region. Learning Curve Group, based in Spennymoor, have raised over £50,000 in the past four years through the fundraising efforts of their staff and clients.
LCG announce charity ball to raise money for new charitable foundation
May 14, 2019
It’s time to celebrate, because the war is over! We’re delighted to announce that the theme of this year’s annual Charity Ball is VE Day. Guests can expect a party like no other as the celebration of the end of rationing, air raid sirens and blackouts begins.
Education and training partnership will provide employers with ‘one-stop shop’
Mar 22, 2019
Learning Curve Group is partnering with local university to provide businesses with access to a broad portfolio of qualifications to meet business needs. The strategic partnership with Teesside University will allow the training provider to support businesses with even more qualifications. This means that employers working with both organisations will have easy access to qualifications ranging from Level 1 GCSE qualifications, or equivalent, through to post-graduate degrees. A one-stop shop for all their training needs, taking advantage of the opportunities presented by the apprenticeship levy.
The Eve of Brexit: Insight from Liam Halligan on future proofing your business
Mar 21, 2019
With an uncertain future surrounding Brexit and the UK’s position within the European Union, a major concern for employers across the UK is the impact leaving the EU is going to have on their organisation.
Alexandra-Jane James-Duncan - Traineeship Success Story
Feb 26, 2019
Alexandra-Jane James-Duncan, or AJ for short has recently completed her traineeship with us. AJ started the course on the 26th November 2018.
Adam Errington - Traineeship Success Story
Feb 26, 2019
Adam attended our pre screens after he decided that the agricultural college didn’t offer quite as much practical work as he desired. He will also admit that it didn’t offer up the opportunity to drive a tractor that Adam had dreamed of as a child!