An award-winning virtual reality and digital training developer, Skills2Learn, has celebrated its successful multimedia legacy with the launch of a new state-of-the-art Head Office in Milton Keynes.
Skills2Learn has been helping people from different trades to gain professional skills in a risk-free environment through innovative e-learning training solutions and game-based environment scenarios.
In a true Skills2Learn style, Mayor Brian White and Mark Lancaster MP, cut the ribbon and unveiled the plaque using an interactive virtual reality programme, which has been designed and built by a dedicated team at Skills2Learn.
Commenting on the long-lasting legacy of Skills2Learn and the exciting launch of company’s new Head Office Mark Lancaster MP said: “This is my first experience of opening an office with the power of just one finger!”
Other official guests included Iain Stewart MP and Mayoress Mrs Leena White who were able to view the new offices, meet with members of staff and experience some of the new technologies that Skills2Learn are pioneering including interactive virtual reality scenario based assessments, mobile augmented reality solutions and the new revolutionary virtual holographic environment.
Commenting on the official opening of the centre Chief Executive of Skill2Learn, Majid Al-Kader, said: “We are pleased that so many friends and clients could join us today, this is a great opportunity for us to say thank you to all who have supported us over the past few years and introduce the new members of our team.
“We are very proud of our achievements and I think the number of clients who have supported us today is a great reflection of not only the standard of the work that the team produces but how we work with our clients and deliver their objectives.”
Mr Al-Kader added: “We moved in at the end of April and have already added more than twelve new members of staff to the team. This year, Skills2Learn has secured major projects with well-known National and International clients.
“We wanted to stay local to Milton Keynes especially as we have such great links with local colleges and business’ so these new offices are ideal.”
Many of Skills2Learn’s clients and partners joined the celebration including Babcock, British Gas, Capita, Cengage Learning, Centrica, EAL, EU Skills, Network Rail, Milton Keynes College, College of North West London, Stoke on Trent College, Central Bedfordshire College and Weldability SIF.