Learning Light helps create jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside

Learning Light’s business contacts and facilitation skills have helped its client companies in the field of corporate e-learning to create a ‘significant number of jobs’ in the last 12 months.

According to David Patterson, of Learning Light, a company limited by guarantee that focuses on promoting the use of e-learning and learning technologies: “Our main activity is ‘delivering business interventions’ on behalf of organisations in the corporate e-learning world which are based in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

“This region now houses, arguably, the largest concentration of e-learning developers in the UK – having recently taken over top spot from the sector’s ‘traditional’ heartland of the Brighton area.

“Not only have we been able to use our business contacts with e-learning buyers and suppliers around the world to help create jobs in this region but we have also helped one e-learning company – based in Keighley, West Yorkshire – to expand its operations by opening an office in Philadelphia in the USA,” he added.

Steve Ash, Director of Sales and Marketing at LINE Communications commented: “The support we have had from Learning Light has resulted in a number of new clients working with LINE. This has contributed to LINE’s recognition as being the UK market leader for bespoke e-learning solutions.”

“Learning Light has had a dramatic, positive impact on our business,” said Patrick Fitzpatrick, of PTK Learning. “PTK Learning is a young ambitious e-learning company, which now has a talented project team thanks to Learning Light’s support and assistance. 

“Over the last 18 months we set our sights on developing an effective team to deliver highly engaging e-learning solutions and finding the right calibre of talent was critical. The reputation and experience of the Learning Light team has made our vision a reality. 

“We now deliver a wide range of e-learning solutions from interactive 3D web based content to iPhone learning apps – and we’re soon to create game console learning delivery,” he added.

“Over the last 12 months we have recruited six project delivery staff – and we expect to at least double this over the next 12 months. We are looking forward to continuing the very strong relationship we have with Learning Light for the foreseeable future.”

Steve Rayson, a Partner at the award-winning e-learning solutions provider, Kineo, added: “We decided to set up an office in Sheffield after discussions with Learning Light, who were very helpful and supportive. The decision has been highly beneficial as we were able to recruit a great team from the local area, which we are continuing to grow.

“This week we have appointed a new Solutions Consultant and we are currently looking to move office in order to accommodate our growing team. As we grow, we believe it’s helpful to have Learning Light’s support, with their knowledge of the local market, and we’re looking forward to a successful future in Sheffield. ”

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