Course details and general information

View details of our current courses.

Contact us if you are unable to find a course you would like to attend, or would like any information.

How to apply for a course

If you would like to attend any of our courses:

  • Complete the application form via the link on the course page and submit online. Ensure you have authorisation to attend from your line manager
  • Isle of Wight Council employees can book via the Learning Hub
  • Book early as places are allocated on a first come first served basis

Course fees

Where a course fee is applicable, an invoice will be sent. The bill will be sent to the billing address given on the application form.

Standards of service

The service holds the Matrix Quality Standard. This is for the provision of information, advice and guidance for learning and work. The standard recognises organisations who work within the following quality assurance standards:

  • Effective forward planning, goal setting, progress measures and use of resources.
  • Meeting clients’ needs. Ensuring consistency through the employment of competent and appropriately qualified staff. Efficient and prompt administrative procedures. High standards of facilities and accommodation.
  • Improving retention, achievement and progression rates on courses.
  • Evaluating performance and identifying ways to continually improve and develop programmes. Through representative groups such as:
    •  Development governor forum 
    • Continued Professional Development (CPD) leaders’ meetings 
    • Observations of training programmes

The Learning and Development service is also a registered City & Guilds Centre.