Pearson have announced they have bought TQ Holdings Ltd., a private training provider based in Derbyshire.
TQ provides vocational and technical education and training services to governments, institutions and corporations worldwide.
The company boasts particular expertise in skills related to the defence, engineering, oil and gas and construction sectors
FE Week spoke to Pearson about the acquisition. A spokesperson said: “This is part of a broader and on-going approach to expanding our technical education business.”
Pearson’s recent acquisitions include training providers Construction Learning World and Zenos bought under the holding company Melorio Plc, as well as awarding body, EDI.
Pearson Press Release: http://www.pearson.com/media-1/announcements/?i=1489
TQ Press Release: http://www.tq.com/news-events.asp?newsid=88