Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Online training service provider
  • Year established:
    2006
  • Website:
    http://www.learningpool.com
  • Contact
    • 100 Patrick Street, derry, LONDONDERRY, LONDONDERRY, BT48 7EL

About Learning Pool

Learning Pool offer a complete learning technologies service, which includes a library of responsive and editable content, Adapt Builder and innovative learning games to improve job performance.

Set up in 2006, under Chief Executive Officer Paul McElvaney, the Derry company delivers a one-stop-shop for organisations looking for online learning to train their employees. Clients include Jury’s Inn, Barclays, the NHS and the Houses of Parliament.

The award-winning team collaborate with customers to deliver real benefits and tangible results. The firm has achieved a 98% customer satisfaction rate and a Gold Investors in People award.

In 2016, Learning Pool took over Mind Click, whose clients include Boots, Procter & Gamble, Google and Sky, bringing the UK headcount to 120.

The team is keen to give back, and works closely with schools and universities to increase access to employment opportunities at Learning Pool. They have a £40,000 university scholarship scheme as well as a Living Wage policy.


What is it like to work for Learning Pool

My Manager
My Manager
Due to considerable change taking place over the past year, 11 of the company’s senior managers completed an executive leadership programme to help them to deliver on ambitious future plans and hone their skills to encourage employees to step up a gear.
My Team
My Team
With a workforce spread across four sites, Learning Pool focus their efforts on improving the team spirits across each of these. They introduced a secondment programme, which ran for 12 months, to help build relationships, improve service delivery and increase communications.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company have a dedicated committee that plans fundraising and health and wellbeing initiatives for the team. They work closely with a range of local schools and universities to increase access to employment, and also have a £40,000 university scholarship scheme.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    136

  • Staff Turnover:

    22%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Earning £35,000+:

    41%

  • Male : Female:

    67% / 33%

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