Welcome to Essential Learning - provider of apprenticeships, training and learning at work


Essential Learning Company was founded in 2001 by Clare Graham and Sharon Elliott. We work with companies across the North West and Midlands to develop the skills and talent needed through high quality apprenticeships, training and learning at work in a wide range of subjects.

Our aim is to help employers and individuals realise their full potential. Essential Learning Company are employer focussed, working with you to ensure that the skills and learning you offer your workforce meets organisational requirements and occupational standards.

We use OneFile e-portfolio systems, enabling a flexible training and learning approach.

We have a wide selection of training programmes, and can tailor training to suit your requirements. Recognising that time is of an essence we are happy to offer flexible modes of study to suit your organisational needs.

Our Specialist Sectors are:

QCF NVQ's are generally delivered in your place of work, with assessors making regular visits to your workplace for group or one-to-one sessions.

We also hold regular training sessions/courses in our own centre or your workplace for our clients to access.

Meeting your requirements

Organisations and individuals have differing needs, and we are happy to work with you to discuss your requirements. Talk to us about training packages as we value your custom and are happy to negotiate discounts for volumes and repeat business.

Payment terms can be spread to enable you to budget more effectively.