Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Training and Recruitment Provider
  • Year established:
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  • Contact
    • Innovation House, 26 Longfield Road, South Church Enterprise Park, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 6XB

About Learning Curve Group

Learning Curve Group specialise in education and training for FE providers, employers and learners. They support apprenticeships, diplomas, literacy and numeracy qualifications, vocational certificate programmes and short courses.

Learning Curve Group today is headquartered in County Durham, with seven centres nationwide that include Construction Academies in Middlesbrough and Sunderland and Pre-Uniformed Services Academies in Leeds and Wakefield.

The company is led under Chief Executive Officer Brenda McLeish and the chairmanship of Martin McCourt, who helped transform British electronics firm Dyson into an international force.

The company is directly funded by the Skills Funding Agency and Education, Skills Funding Agency and the Apprenticeship Levy helping to deliver over £40 million of skills funding per year.

Charity is key to the group and staff vote on a new cause to support each year. The company has raised many thousands for Great North Air Ambulance Service, the Meridian Centre in Bradford and the Tees Valley Women’s Centre.

What is it like to work for Learning Curve Group

As part of staff development days and Rising Star workshops, a great deal of importance is placed on employees understanding the vision and values of the business. Chief Executive Officer Judith has an open-door policy, and invites staff to talk to her whenever they wish.
My Team
My Team
Learning Curve holds regular team-building activities for those teams experiencing communication issues. These have included bowling teams and camping. In order to improve communication across the company, an annual staff development day is enjoyed by all staff.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The organisation takes part in a series of fundraising events for their chosen annual charity, and encourages all staff to take part. This includes social events outside of work, skydives, marathons and the annual charity ball.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


Regional Engagement

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