A NORTH-EAST college has completed a £300,000 investment aimed at equipping people with the skills needed to secure senior IT jobs.

City of Sunderland Collegehas provided new computers, laser printers, and teaching aids such as interactive display screens and boards for the Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE), at its Shiney Row site.

The centre is authorised to run certification programmes for Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle and CompTIA.