Workforce Development Information

Chris Sharman made this Freedom of Information request to Leeds College of Building

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Dear Leeds College of Building,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:

1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee / staff training?
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets your training requirements?
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the college.
I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Sharman

David Pullein, Leeds College of Building

I will be out of the office for a while. If your message is urgent please
contact Bharti Tanna ([email address]) on 0113 222 6057 or Nancy
Fearnside on 0113 222 6004. David Pullein

Liam Mogan, Leeds College of Building

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Dear Chris

 

Please see below the responses to your Freedom of Information request

 

Dear Leeds College of Building,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to
which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as
specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:

1.      Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and
e-learning provision for employee / staff training?  -

 

College Response - E-Learning Provision

2.      If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management
System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?

 

College Response - No

3.      What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name)
and which company is it purchased from?

 

College Response  - SMARTLog, Foundation online & Virtual College

4.      Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that
are used in employee training.

 

College Response  - Data Protection, Fire Awareness, PREVENT,
Safeguarding, Manual Handling, Equality & Diversity

5.      Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee
training?

 

College Response  - Virtual College, SMARTLog & Foundation online

6.      Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are
used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.) H&S;

 

College Response  - Safeguarding and Data Protection

7.      Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of
expiry.

 

College Response  - whilst we do hold the information you request we are
rejecting this request under Section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act
as the release of the information is likely to prejudice the commercial
interests of both the College and our current suppliers, specifically the
procurement process and does not meet The Public Interest Test.

8.      Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision
meets your training requirements?

 

College Response  - HR Director and/or Manager; E&D Manager; H&S Advisor;
Quality Manager -  plus agreement from budget holder and where appropriate
the Senior Management Team

9.      Can you please provide your current organisational structure for
the college.

 

College Response  - Please see attached

 

I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could
contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise
and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public
domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if
necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20
working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could
confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or
phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are
outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Sharman

Yours faithfully

 

Liam Mogan

DIS Manager

Leeds College of Building

0113 2226067

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