RENE, a specialist in providing training to apprentices, is to open a centre in Sunderland and one in South Tyneside in a significant investment for the firm.
The expansion will see up to six new jobs being created and will boost its additional capacity will allow it to offer training to over 500 trainees and apprentices each year.
RENE works with businesses and young people aged 14 and over to help develop apprenticeships in construction, IT and business administration.
The firm will also now offer health and social care training up to Level 5 Higher Apprenticeships.
David Watson, managing director of Rene, said: “We have strong relationships with many businesses and organisations across the North East and have been involved in the training of hundreds of their apprentices so far.
“With the opening of our two new centres, we will be able to offer training to more than 500 trainees and apprentices from right across the region each year."