Training and education specialists, Learning Curve Group (LCG), have completed the acquisition of Antrec Limited, solidifying their position as one of the UK’s largest training providers; supporting over 160,000 learners each year.

Antrec, established in 2011, deliver a range of funded and commercial adult learning courses in such areas as construction and health and social care as well as being the leading provider of high quality Taxi Driver Preparation courses in Liverpool City Region.

Headquartered in County Durham, Learning Curve Group delivers education and training courses nationally, supporting over 4,500 businesses with workplace training and in excess of 160,000 learners to gain nationally recognised qualifications each year.

Brenda McLeish, Chief Executive Officer at Learning Curve Group, said: “We are delighted that Antrec Limited will become part of Learning Curve Group as we continue to grow as one of the UK’s biggest training providers and expand our reach into Liverpool. The acquisition supports our growth strategy and presents new, exciting opportunities to our learners and employer partners, adding to our combined breadth of provision.

All colleagues from Antrec Limited will continue their employment with Learning Curve Group resulting in the expansion of their existing headcount of over 500 staff. The acquisition forms part of Learning Curve Group’s ambitious strategic growth plans, which also included the acquisition of the London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy and its counterpart London Beauty Training Academy earlier last year and Acorn Training last autumn.