Halifax based Aspire Development has had a head start in delivering their Leadership and Development programmes during the pandemic by investing in their digital platform, The Digital Learning Hub.
Liam Widdop, commercial director at Aspire Development has been at the forefront in the creation of the digital platform.
He says, "The Digital Learning Hub ensures our refreshed online programmes deliver the same high-quality experience as our face to face programmes. The delegates have been enjoying this new style of learning and the feedback given has been excellent.”
Aspire have been working in partnership with Halifax based, Candle Digital who are experts in digital creation and have been working with Aspire to take their Digital Learning Hub to the next level by making it the one stop shop for all Aspire programmes. Some of these new features include:
- Interactive visual content – An engaging way to test the learner’s knowledge and keep their engagement throughout the programmes.
- Resources, Tasks and Webinars all under one roof – Learners are able to complete 100% of their qualification on the Digital Learning Hub.
- Online, anytime style content – This provides flexibility for the learner to complete the learning at a time to suite them.
- Fast uploading of Off The Job learning logs – A streamline way of uploading files into a learner's apprenticeship portfolio that creates ease for both Delegate and Programme Lead.
Andy Jack, co-founder of Candle Digital, talks about the partnership between Candle Digital and Aspire Development in the creation of the Digital Learning Hub and explains the importance of having a digital platform for training providers amid the global pandemic.
He says, “We work with a number of training providers and employers who increasingly expect a more flexible delivery, and that’s where online has huge advantages. We’re delighted to have had the opportunity to work with Aspire Development to create their new Digital Hub, and even more pleased to see the immediate impact it’s had on their business and their clients.
We specifically designed the platform to be robust and flexible as Aspire Development continue their growth and given the COVID-19 pandemic, this initiative has certainly been a shrewd investment.
Throughout the project Aspire Development were a pleasure to work with and we’re really pleased with the results we’ve created together. We’re pleased to be able to work with Aspire Development in the long-term to support the integration of their new digital offering into their business.
Overall, the development of the Digital Learning Hub has enabled Aspire Development to reshape their business and has created new opportunities, which are leading to a sustainable future.