How London Leisure College Use accessplanit Software


A training management system has depths of functionality and is an extremely versatile piece of software. It can be used in a variety of ways to suit the motivations and objectives of individual companies. This series explores the different benefits that training management software can provide for different companies with this blog focusing on how London Leisure College uses an automated system to manage and integrate internal and commercial training courses.

Read on to find out more about how London Leisure College use an automated system and download the free eBook to discover how 9 other businesses benefit from the power of automation!

Who are London Leisure College?

London Leisure College offer a range of training courses and manage the learning of over 6,000 employees spread across 110 locations throughout London. These courses are designed to cater for learners wishing to enter into the sport and active leisure industry as well as providing bespoke courses to employers, helping to raise professional standards across the industry.

Why did they need a training management system?

Before using an automated system, their manual administration processes were labour intensive and time-consuming. It was difficult to align their training courses across locations and they needed consistency. London Leisure College wanted an automated system to help manage the learning and development for all employees. They also needed a cost-effective method with dual functionality to manage their commercial training programme and internal staff development. Another key requirement was the ability to take session booking online to maximise opportunities and offer flexibility to course delegates. The aim of this new business software was to effectively manage their heavy workload and increase efficiency. With a training management system they were not only able to streamline their administration processes but they were also able to add value to their overall training offering.

What are some of the key benefits?

Following an extensive purchasing process, London Leisure College were confident that accessplanit could deliver a software solution that could be adapted to meet the challenges of their business needs. Some of the key features that London Leisure College benefit from include:

  • ROI – automated processes have reduced administration time and costs. This means that London Leisure College was able to maximise ROI and improve their overall efficiency. By automating tasks and streamlining administration processes, they were able to reduce their workload to focus on value-adding activities rather than trying to keep up with maintaining on-going training courses.
  • Increase Business Intelligence – accurate reporting provides the basis for confident decision making, planning and business development. This can be used as a management tool for budgeting, forecasting and compliance. This means that training companies can make more informed decisions and accurately measure their performance at a glance.
  • Resource Management with an efficient management system, venues, training and equipment can be monitored and booked on one real time database which avoids double booking and duplication errors. This also offers the potential to develop additional courses to utilise downtime. This means that resources can be easily managed and supervised to find gaps in their service offering and opportunities for improvement.

Other benefits include confidentiality, accuracy, compliance and finance systems. An automated administration management system has allowed London Leisure College to streamline their processes and they have been able to maximise their ROI.  By doing this they have been able to reduce their administration time and increase their savings. If you would like to find out more about how other companies benefit from a training management system, why not download the whitepaper ’10 ways to use a training management system’. 10 ways to use a TMSAlternatively, why not subscribe to our blog to receive the latest updates and the next instalments of the series!

Other articles in the series include:

How Lagoon Watersports Use accessplanit Software To Capitalise On Seasonal Business

How Citizens Advice Use Training Management Software

How Northamptonshire Police Use accessplanit Software

How Mace Business School Use accessplanit Software