Training

I have a wealth of experience training users in a range of software and hardware issues. Indeed, training has been one of the mainstays of BetamicroSolutions since 1993.

As you can see from the list below, I have trained staff from a large number of organisations, either directly or on a sub-contracted basis through other training organisations. In fact, I have even trained training providers.

I tend to supply off-the-shelf training books - the type you will find in any book store - rather than our own hand-written manuals. Why? Delegates value these more. Consequently they are more likely to refer to them after the course than they would a course manual.

If you feel you want a bespoke training manual, specifically tailored to meet the needs of your staff, then I can certainly develop one to meet your design requirements.

My particular specialty is in providing 'workshop sessions' where your staff can develop ideas and skills using their own data. Experience shows this method of training works much better than the standard 'classroom' style training. Users simply learn the subject more readily if they are already familiar with the data they are trying to manipulate. Consequently, I can concentrate on teaching the subject rather than explaining what the data is doing.

All training is provided at your location, using customers' own equipment and where appropriate, customers' own data.

Previously Trained Clients
Some of the many organistions, large & small, I have had the pleasure of training over the years either directly or sub-contracted to training providers.

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  • Abronhill Health Centre
  • Andrew Ltd
  • Archway Medical Practice
  • Argyll & Clyde Health Board
  • Assyst
  • BAeSEMA
  • Barns Brae Technology Ltd
  • Barvard Group
  • Borders Health Board
  • Building Design Partnership
  • Burr Brown
  • Cadence Design Systems
  • Caledonian Brewery Ltd
  • Capital Copiers
  • Capital Solutions
  • Christian Salvesen
  • Clackmannanshire Council
  • Coats Ltd
  • Colgrove & Son
  • Creative Marketing
  • Crown Office
  • CSC Scotland Healthcare
  • CTI Cryogenics
  • Curtis Fine Papers Ltd
  • David Johnson & Co
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Dept for International Development
  • Digital Microwave Corporation
  • Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary
  • Dunbeth Health Centre
  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Eagle Envelopes
  • Edinburgh Financial Publishing
  • Enichem Elastomers Ltd
  • ESI Ltd
  • Exabyte (Scotland) Ltd
  • Falcon Catering
  • Falkirk Council
  • Feather Brooksbank
  • Financial Advisory Centre
  • Fyffes Multifresh
  • Gilmour and Dean
  • Glacier Vandervell
  • Glenmorangie plc
  • Glenrothes Jig & Tool
  • Grigor Hales
  • Havelock Europa
  • HMNB Clyde
  • Houston Rooney Ltd
  • Hughes Microelectronics Ltd
  • Imperial Tobacco Ltd
  • ITEC Integrations
  • Jascot Travel Ltd
  • Kinross Computer Systems
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit
  • Lexmark
  • Linton Horsfall and Associates
  • MacAulay Land Use Research Inst
  • Marshall Wilson
  • McLellan Cheese
  • McQueen Ltd
  • Mitsubishi Electric UK Ltd
  • Mona Computing Ltd
  • Morrison (T&C)
  • National Museums of Scotland
  • News International
  • NHS Information & Statistics Div
  • Nissan
  • OKI (UK) Ltd
  • Optos plc
  • Practice Development Services
  • PROPHET Computer Training Ltd
  • QMC Business Development Centre
  • Quorom Systems Ltd
  • Racal MESL Ltd
  • RAD Software
  • Raytheon Systems Ltd
  • Remploy
  • Rentokil
  • Russell Corporation UK Ltd
  • Scot Trout Ltd
  • Scotch Whiskey Association
  • Scott & Fyfe Ltd
  • Scottish & Newcastle plc
  • Scottish Airports
  • Scottish Amicable
  • Scottish Children's Reporter Association
  • Scottish Coal Ltd
  • Scottish Court Service
  • Scottish Equitable plc
  • Scottish Healthcare Supplies
  • Scottish Milk Ltd
  • Scottish Power
  • Scottish Widows
  • Securicor Omega International
  • SKY
  • Smiths Solicitors & Estate Agents
  • Sodexho
  • Solectron Scotland Ltd
  • South Fife Enterprise Trust
  • Templeton Investment Management
  • Tesco Stores Ltd
  • Texol Ltd
  • United Closers & Plastics plc
  • United Distillers & Vintners Ltd
  • William Forrest & Son Ltd
  • Wright & Co
Training Organisations
Many of the companies I have trained have been in conjunction with dedicated training organisations as a freelance sub-contactor. Some of those are listed below.

If you are such an organisation and are looking for freelancers, please call Alistair on 0131 3333972 or 07790 860067 to discuss your requirements.

  • Business Learning Centre
  • CES Services Ltd
  • Cumbernauld ITEC
  • Enterprise Lauder Ltd
  • Gabriel Scientific Consultancy Ltd
  • ITEC Integrations
  • Jemco Associates
  • Learn IT
  • Napier University
  • PROPHET Computer Training Ltd
  • QMC Business Development Centre
  • Swanston IT