Last week the Chancellor announced new investment in digital skills distance learning courses.
Designed and Developed by First Media in Collaboration with The National Department for Education, Local Councils and Education Providers, our eProspectus has evolved. Beginning life as a simple search and online application system the eProspectus has evolved to become so much more.
Now an all-encompassing career gateway, our eProspectus provides user-friendly, efficient solutions for individuals, local authorities and training/education providers.
The Benefits for Education and Training Providers
Currently processing over 10,000 applications yearly the system First Media have created is now set to become the main way people apply for courses throughout the UK. Developed and designed in collaboration with the Department for Education, the course data and applications adhere to national standards with the system already being rolled out across the UK.
The eProspectus is a revolutionary system that can be customised to each region and personalised to each user creating numerous and ongoing benefits.
Data and Insights
The eProspectus provides valuable data and insights that support local authorities to set their skills agenda. It supports them in identifying and addressing gaps in provision, supporting NEETs and much more. It also provides a powerful marketing tool for attracting and retaining talent to the area and is the only system in the country that is designed to integrate with individual college/training providers MIS.
Already being rolled out across several regions including, North and North East Lincolnshire, Hull & East Riding, South Yorkshire, Cambridgeshire, Kent and enquiries from most other regions in the UK the system is already the market leader in the UK.
The way the eProspectus and CAP system has been developed enables unique insights and time-saving solutions currently unavailable with other similar products. It allows local authorities and education/training providers to analyse and improve their regional offering and better support individuals who reside in their catchment area. User-friendly, educators, marketing and admin can easily access and update course information and view applications.
Using our skills and experience in providing websites and interactive learning materials, we approached the design and development with the end-user in mind. Packed full of engaging information and resources including an events page, social wall, CV writer, employment passport and much more, the eProspectus helps to inspire and inform the decision-making process.
The eProspectus is a game-changer in the way people consider and apply for courses; taking learners on a holistic journey focussed on long-term career goals opposed to simply finding a course. The careers gateway enables prospective students and learners to;
- Compare and contrast courses across their chosen region
- Use intelligent search apply based on user profile
- Get a feel for the culture of their chosen education/training provider
- Understand potential career pathways and opportunities following their course
- Feel supported via the CV Writer and Employability Passport