Premier IT’s e-Learning and training services are now part of the Escalla group.
Our training centre and all courses will continue to trade under the Premier IT name, but we can now offer a much wider portfolio of services under the Escalla umbrella, such as:
Apprenticeships – in IT, ...
So, Microsoft finally pulls the plug on its legacy operating system, Windows XP. Time for everyone to login to eBuyer and get the next version. That’ll be Windows 8, if you want the whistles and bells, or Windows 7 if a proven, modern operating system will do.
According to research by ...
We are delighted to announce Groupon as the latest addition to the Premier IT rental LMS.
Groupon is moving its existing online learning materials over to a new LMS. Throughout the early part of this transition, Groupon wanted to track learning progress and completion of the organisation’s ...
Premier IT is currently providing RiO upgrade e-Learning services to two NHS trusts, in advance of their respective, imminent rollouts of RiO R2.
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust are using Premier IT’s e-learning services to help manage the transition to ...
Before I joined Premier IT and the world of e-Learning, I used to be an NHS trainer. Five years ago, I was working for a North London Primary Care Trust, training staff in RiO - a clinical health system used by Mental Health and Community Health services to record patient information, ...
We have recently launched our new-look website. Here’s just a very quick round-up of what we’ve done, why we’ve done it and what we think you will like about it...
What’s new and why?
We have incorporated fresh design with intuitive navigation, to make it easier than ever for you to ...
Premier IT is excited to announce the launch of its Counter Fraud e-Learning module for Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The new module will initially be included in the Doctors Induction module (also supplied by Premier IT), with a view to extending this module to all staff.
We’ve witnessed a growing demand for e-Learning to assist in large system rollouts from both the corporate and private sector in the last three years. The subject matter ranges from off-the-shelf modules, (such as Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 or our new Office 2013 package) to fully ...
This week, we have put the finishing touches on two new modules for our MS Office 2013 e-Learning package. The content of these modules have been inspired by regular questions that our Microsoft-certified trainers are frequently asked in their lessons.
Our new module for Word is all about ...
Following a recent public enquiry into an NHS hospital, an article on BBC news outlined a plan for the improvement of complaints handling by UK hospitals. Below is a list of relevant, key messages from our own Complaints e-Learning module, which is part of a series we have built to help ...
The team has been very busy working on our Office 2013 e-Learning. Although we have been using the updated software ourselves for some time now, writing this e-Learning in collaboration with our in-house Office 2013 training expert has given us greater insights into the new functionality that ...
Following the continual increase in popularity of our CQC compliance e-Learning modules, we thought we would do a little research on our LMS to see which were the most popular modules selected and completed by users.
Here are the results in order of popularity:
#5: WhistleblowingCovers: ...
It’s two weeks since Ambulex 2013 and, by all accounts, it proved to be a very successful couple of days.
First challenge for attendees was to look beyond all the exciting flashing lights, LED displays and all manner of specialist vehicles and aircraft that naturally adorned the exhibition ...
Our team has been very busy over the last few months building Systems Skills e-Learning for a variety of applications and software, from Windows 7 and Office 2010 to specialised clinical software such as RiO and Cerner. At the moment, we are engaged with a global electronics conglomerate to ...
From my role as Head of e-Learning, I understand well that all great e-Learning experiences share a few key traits. Conversely, it is always interesting to see how frequently the basics of good e-Learning presentation are missed! There are many in-depth lists of instructional design principles ...
Browsing the web using Internet Explorer 6 (AKA IE6 for short) is risky, leaving your organisation open to hackers, malicious viruses and spyware. From the late 90s until 2004, IE6 was the dominant web browser – but since then we have seen the emergence of faster, more secure competitors ...
We’ve had a major drive in the last few weeks creating and updating e-Learning for NHS and private health organisations that need to show compliance with CQC outcomes. We’ve spent several years writing modules for Junior Doctors Inductions at acute NHS Trusts and now that I come to match ...
Once we have created a new e-learning module we try to get a fresh eye to review the work. But not just any old eye… we enlist the help of our boss, 'Hawkeyes'! (Apparently, she is also called “One Shot Humber” but no-one’s explained the story behind that one to me yet!).
Humans have 20 ...
Our mantra in the e-Learning development room at the moment is “meaningful interactions”. Every time we build a new page, we are always looking at a way to present the content in an interactive way to keep the user engaged, but more importantly we are looking at ways to make those ...
So for the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion in the office about babies and birth. This has been for two reasons. Firstly, because the team has recently been commissioned by Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust to produce a module for maternity staff on the subject of possible ...