Workforce Development Training Provisions

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

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 local authority use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee 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. Please provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.

5. Please provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)

6. What is the value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry (DD/MM/YY)?

7. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets the local authorities training requirements?

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. 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
Arooj Jamil

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Arooj

Further to your Freedom of Information enquiry, please see our responses
below in bold.

1. Does your local authority use a Learning Management System and
e-learning provision for employee training?  YES

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

3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and
which company is it purchased from?  Learning Pool, our system is called U
Learn

4. Please provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that
are used in employee training. SEE BELOW

5. Please provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are
used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
Employee Development/ Health & Safety Courses/IT/Management Development/
Social Care - Adults/ Social Care Children's/Change support

6. What is the value of the current contract, date of commencement and
date of expiry (DD/MM/YY)?   The Council publishes details of all
contracts held on The Chest contract register. Details for the services in
question can be found at the links provided below.

[1]https://procontract.due-north.com/Contra...
 [2]https://www.the-chest.org.uk/?openForm&a...

7. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets
the local authorities training requirements? Organisational Development
Team

Yours sincerely

 

                Lynette Paterson

                Senior Information Management Officer

                Business Services - Digital

 

                Treasury Building

Argyle Street
Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 1AH

 

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