From yesterday's mailbox:
"Can you tell me what differentiates Well House Consultants from the likes of Learning Tree, QA training, Interquad etc.?"
Interquad, Learning Tree, QA and others must answer for themselves as to what they provide and don't provide, but here's a check list of some Well House Consultants features that are unusual:
* Courses presented by an IT professional and trainer who actually writes the material.
* Public courses limited to 7 trainees so that each trainee gets maximum attention.
* Courses run even if there's just one trainee booked (though it's quite rare to have that small a course).
* Notes updated regularly / specially printed for each course.
* We specialise in niche subjects and do not provide more general training.
* Lots of practical demos written while you watch. See how programs develop.
* Purpose fitted training room for public courses with full internet access at 4 Mbit for each trainee.
* Use our laptops during the course (choice of Windows, OS X, or Linux) or your own on our network.
* 500 Open source books in our library for your use.
* Post-course support from the tutor via email or Opentalk forum
* Bring your own data / project to discuss with the tutor.
* Training centre open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and tutor available.
* List prices typically 20 to 30% lower.
And that's just a list for public courses! We're enthusiasts for the subjects we teach - and our business and style reflects this. (written 2005-02-18, updated 2008-05-16)
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