Big statements. Big savings.
Delivering value and savings to your bottom line. We are recognised as the UK's leading outsourcing and managed learning service provider. Our customers are a lucky bunch, right? It’s probably time you became one.
"The process is simple – the transaction is managed by QA from start to finish, allowing us to follow the same route to learning for all of our training needs; no new accounts or purchase orders necessary."
Service management, skills and capability
Just like Batman needs Alfred, a director needs their crew, and an F1 driver needs their pit team. Managed learning services support all the way. Working away behind the scenes, our learning specialists bring your learning vision to life. We deploy the right people at the right time to really make a difference. And we’re continuously improving, using data and experience.
What goes on behind the curtain?
Service design and delivery – service definition, implementation, governance and execution
A partnership focused delivering success through relationship management
Customer service desk – a dedicated team to guide and support learners
MI and analytics – insight and data to drive continuous improvement
Focus on what’s important – the value of your learning and the performance of your people. Leave the admin, reporting and paperwork to us, whilst you develop and retain your talent.
We track. We manage. We report. On all the tactical aspects of learning support and delivery, so you can see the effect your learning solutions are having.
Training administration – improving your learning experience
Supplier management – market insight, procurement and benchmarking
Evaluation and benchmarking – improve quality and driving improvements
Portals and LMS – improving access to learning through integrated technology
QA is your gateway to the entire training market
We provide over 1,250 training courses and bespoke learning solutions to professionals, businesses and public sector organisations. In addition to our comprehensive curriculum, we work with over 1,100 approved partner suppliers to guarantee that you have access to all the specialised training you need.
What are the benefits of working with QA?
In addition to offering you the widest range of training courses in the UK, our end-to-end process delivers a complete solution, freeing up your valuable time. You can focus on the learning – we will take care of everything else.
With QA you will benefit from:
Access to the widest range of training courses in the UK
Lower training costs than those quoted direct from the suppliers
Exceptional training quality guaranteed by our rigorous partner checks and reviews
Expert advice from our skilled and experienced procurement team
One provider managing all your training needs
The flexibility to keep working with your preferred suppliers
A single training invoice to your organisation
How are costs minimised?
Our buying power, market expertise and extensive partner network ensure costs are kept to a minimum. Through our knowledge of the training market we can identify the options, suppliers and locations that deliver the best value for your organisation. We have experienced negotiators and actively work with our partners to ensure that service levels are exceptional, achieving response times and solutions that a one-off buyer would struggle to obtain.
What about specialist training requirements?
However commonplace or niche your need, our skilled procurement team has the experience to find the right solution for your people, department, or business function. Below are some examples of the specialist training we have sourced for our clients:
Niche IT solutions
Specialist financial training
Health and safety
Business sign language
How do you guarantee the quality of partner courses?
We rigorously quality-check all of our partner suppliers to ensure that the training you receive is the best it can be. We impose strict service-level agreements (SLAs) and hold regular reviews with our partners to ensure all third-party training delivers significant cost and quality improvements for our clients. We only select market-leading partners with a shared focus on quality and tangible learning results. Through these measures we ensure the best possible training is delivered, every time.
How does the process work?
QA follow a simple five-step process to ensure that we fulfil all your training needs:
A QA Account Manager will be assigned to you to discuss your specific training requirements, including:
- skills you wish be developed
- training options
- number of attendees
- preferred location (including your own premises)
Our skilled procurement team searches the market and our established partner network to find the right training and negotiate the best price for you.
A quote and course details are quickly provided so you can approve the training.
We deal with all of the administration: booking, joining instructions and pre-reading.
We manage the supplier relationship, and any issues during or after the course are handled by us to ensure you are entirely satisfied with the training received.