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EEF selects CognAssist to help identify, fund and support learners with ALN


Following an in-depth supplier review process, EEF has selected Newcastle based company, CognAssist, to help it identify, fund and support off the job training to apprentices with additional learning needs.

EEF, a leading UK organisation that supports the manufacturing and engineering sector, aims to improve their apprenticeship training provision with CognAssist. They plan to enable all apprentices to take CognAssist’s assessments and then support them to achieve as they access CognAssist learning resources to support their training.

EEF is proud to offer this support to learners with neurodiverse needs and that it will benefit not only them but also EEF and its member employers too.

Anand Patel, EEF’s Head of Compliance, said:

 “CognAssist enables EEF to enhance our commitment to supporting diversity through a simple assessment and a set of developed learning strategies. We look forward to embedding the solution into our organisation and supporting the development of our apprentices.”

CHRIS 100x100Chris Quickfall, CEO of CognAssist said:

“We are pleased to welcome EEF and their apprentices to the CognAssist community. They join over 50 other customers as CognAssist users. EEF is an important organisation and is widely respected not only in the manufacturing and engineering industry but in the broader training community. We look forward to working with them, to support their continued success.”

EEF is a member organisation that supports the needs of the UK manufacturing and engineering sector. Their portfolio of expert services are designed to help the sector improve processes and productivity, maintain a safe workplace and attract, develop and retain a highly-skilled, productive and flexible workforce.

About CognAssistCognAssist is a unique education solutions business focused on helping neurodiverse apprentices and their education providers succeed.

We create opportunities for learners by assessing their additional learning needs and providing them with easy-to-access learning materials to support them in their off-the-job training.

We create opportunities for apprenticeship and work-based learning providers by enabling them to identify, support and fund learners with additional learning needs.

Our unique combination of analysis and expertise delivered through innovative technology is designed to help providers and their learners achieve more. To date, over 50 training providers have trusted us to profile and support over 15,000 learners. Together, we help them both succeed.

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