Knowledgepool wins IITT’S bronze award for ‘Training Company of the Year

KnowledgePool wins IITT’S bronze award for ‘Training Company of the Year

KnowledgePool, the managed learning services company, won the bronze award for Training Company of the Year, at the Institute of IT Training Awards 2007, held at the Dorchester, London, on 1 February. The Training Company of the Year award recognises organisations that can demonstrate consistent quality and innovation, in terms of content, client support and instructional techniques. It is one of 13 categories of awards presented each year by the Institute of IT Training (IITT), in recognition of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence within IT training. With over 40 years’ experience in the training industry, KnowledgePool is the UK’s leading provider of vendor-independent managed learning services. It works with a growing number of major organisations – including British Airways, Fujitsu Services, the Home Office, Lloyds TSB, Merrill Lynch and Orange – to help them increase efficiency, improve their control over the purchase of training services, improve management processes and information, gain access to external industry knowledge and reallocate their HR resources to more strategic activities.
The company has developed the UK’s largest online ‘live schedule’ catalogue of 10,000 training courses. It has pioneered the automation of routine and labour intensive training administration and supplier management tasks and the use of online Kirkpatrick level 1 and 3 evaluations as standard. The Institute of IT Training, launched in 1995, is a worldwide professional body which plays a pivotal role in establishing, managing and raising the standards in IT training. For more information, please call KnowledgePool on 0870 320 9000 or e-mail

“This prestigious award represents a landmark in our development. We have completely transformed our business, since 2002, to focus on creating value for our clients through managed learning. This award demonstrates that we’re at the leading edge of the UK market for outsourced learning & development, which is currently growing at around 10 per cent per annum.”

Paul Jefferson, CEO of KnowledgePool