In an industry first, Firebrand Training has won the Institute of IT Training (IITT) Training Company of the Year award for the third consecutive year.
Firebrand Training, the Accelerated Learning and IT training pioneer, formerly The Training Camp, has been recognised once again for its consistent delivery of best-of-breed and innovative bootcamps for IT professionals.
Firebrand Training offers residential accelerated learning courses, known as bootcamps, for IT professionals and developers where students are fully immersed in an intensive learning environment. This strategy continues to deliver an 85% pass rate.
The company’s recent reinvention as Firebrand Training highlights the way in which the accelerated learning specialist constantly looks for new ways to keep ahead of the market.
Full information about the IT bootcamps, which include.Net courses, Microsoft training classes and all the major IT accreditations, provided by Firebrand Training can be found on their website http://www.firebrandtraining.co.uk/ .
“To win this award once is an outstanding achievement, but to win it three times in a row is simply phenomenal,” said Robert Chapman, CEO, Firebrand Training. “Every single member of staff deserves this accolade, and I am immensely proud of their continued commitment to providing the best possible learning experience for our students.”
Firebrand Training has supplied training to over half of FTSE100 companies and has also seen success with the Learning Centre of the Year award two years in a row.
The firm has grown from a start-up to a £9 million company in just six years, and has provided IT training to over 12,000 students across the UK and Germany.
For the latest IITT award, the judging panel recognised the company’s achievements in the growth of profit earnings whilst witnessing a major rebrand, all the while maintaining customer satisfaction levels.
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About Firebrand Training (www.firebrandtraining.co.uk)
Firebrand Training is challenging the way in which professional training is delivered.
Firebrand Training, formerly known as The Training Camp, has pioneered Accelerated Learning courses, or bootcamps, for busy IT professionals. The organisation’s innovative approach to course delivery has led to its status as the Institute of IT Training’s “IT Training Company of the Year” for the past two years.
Students are totally immersed in the subject matter, receiving an average of 12 hours intense tuition per day at a residential training site. Subject experts implement a range of teaching methodologies designed to fit with how we best understand and retain information during different periods in the day.
Accelerated Learning is an attractive proposition for contractors, whose time commands very high premiums, and employers who need to minimise staff absence. Firebrand Training has an above average pass rate of 85% – confounding critics’ claims that Accelerated Learning fails to produce results.
Firebrand Training was founded by Robert Chapman and Stefano Capaldo in Summer 2001 as The Training Camp. Stefano was a former student in the US and rated the company’s approach so highly that he decided to launch a programme of courses in the UK. The organisation has since been recognised by Microsoft as a Gold Partner for Learning Solutions (MCPLS) and over 12,000 students have been trained in the UK to date. The success of the company enabled the management team to relaunch as Firebrand Training, which is focused on delivering training courses specifically designed for a European market.
Firebrand Training offers a range of courses covering all major vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Sun, and Novell, as well as specialist certifications in the areas of security, business intelligence, project and business process management.
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