Training at illuminate

We are proud to be delivering community learning programmes for older people and vulnerable groups. Helping people to use tablet computers, smartphones and laptops

IlluminateICT offers a range of training which can be delivered at your office or from our Nuneaton Training Centre. We offer a full range of Computer Training workshops and events.  The key objective of our training is to ensure that you develop the skills and knowledge needed to be comfortable and effective in your use of technology within your role in the voluntary and community sector.

Illuminate can provide interim management of your social media to help get you started and mentor a key person to help them develop a social media policy, create a strategy and measure the effectiveness of your social media use.  We also deliver a range of training and learning events.

Social Media

The effective use of social media is an essential business tool. The potential of viral marketing to bring you new business is staggering and deserves a place in your prefered marketing strategies.  Explore how the various tools from Bloggs to Podcasts, Twitter to Facebook can help you develop a strong message, a strong brand and extend your client base.

Pete Read is also available to act as consultant or manager to help you get established with using social media, setting your goals and targets and achieving real results.

Courses and workshops include:

  • Introduction to Social Media
  • 2 part social media Bootcamp
  • Tweet me gently - Introduction to twitter
  • Managing your online persona
  • Facebook for Communities

Workshops for events and conferences

  • Social media intro
  • Social media for Marketing
  • social media for fundraising
  • Facebook for communities

sessions and workshops can be tailored to your exact requirements.  We can also deliver training for closed events and can be delivered on your behalf to your clients

Search Engine Friendly and SEO?

Keeping your website fresh and friendly for search engines is an essential for any business planning on getting the most out of the web.  From native searches to Google Adwords we look at how you can get the most from your site.

We will work with to optimise your website for the search engines. Identify the keywords that will get your site rated. develop the skills to review your site.  establish your click through conversion rate and stop wasting money on costly, inneffective marketing.

If you are an existing customer of IlluminateICTs web site programme then we will help you add the necessary functionality to your site as part of the training programme

Office tools

Training courses should meet the needs of your organisation, and the skills developed should improve the effectiveness of the delegate so that they can be more productive on their return to work.  Our courses ensure that people can use the products effectively and can move, copy, link content from spreadsheets to reports, databases to presentations, presentations to documents etc. BUT never forgetting that the aim is not to be clever with the technology but to allow the technology to help you to work more smartly.

  • Microsoft Office
  • Tools in the cloud
  • Productivity tools on the web
  • Office Live for websites for very small businesses
  • Intranets using WebJam for larger organisations and consortia

Content Managed Websites

Training is an integral part of the websites we develop and deliver.  We work with you through the training to ensure that you can 'Create effective web content'; 'Create accessible content'.  We also offer training on Search Engine Optimisation and even to read the analytical reports that your site will generate.

Drupal specialists

Databases - Measuring Social Impact

Increasingly organisations in the public and voluntary sector need to be able to understand, measure and report the outcomes to funders and other stakeholders.  IlluminateICT is a supplier and training provider for Social Impact Tracker, a database for the voluntary and communty sector that measures outcomes and outputs.

Google Adwords

IlluminateICT has developed training and support solutions to help you with your internet marketing and specifically with the use of Pay per Click marketing with Google Adwords.  Drop Pete Read an email or call for an informal chat about how we can help.  Did I mention we can give you a £50 voucher to get you started

Conferences, Workshops and other learning events

Pete is a popular speaker at conferences and workshops.  Sessions can be flexed to meet your needs and be tailored to fit into your conference. from workshops for smaller groups in breakout sessions or as key topic presentations for the full conference.

Pete can also deliver training on your behalf - you do the marketing and supply the room and Pete will deliver an excellent event on your behalf


Visit the West Midlands ICT Champions website for some great tips on SEO, social media etc.