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Welcome to

Avail Learning Academy

Our story

Founded in 2019, Avail offers quality, flexible and cost-effective elearning solutions to aid the development of a well-led, motivated and highly-skilled workforce for the care sector.

Many people access professional care at some point in their lives and when they do, we want to ensure they receive the very best. We also believe that those who have devoted their lives to care for others should be cherished.

Our courses are aligned to legislative and regulatory requirements and drive quality. They’re also designed to inspire carers – individuals and providers – to improve their provision and strive for excellence.

Our team of experts is focused on building and developing workforces that truly make a difference to those who need quality care and support.

Our core values

Our core values embody our culture, spirit and dedication to improve care provision internationally. We are passionate and committed to deliver impactful, innovative and flexible online training that will become the benchmark in quality e-learning.

Integrity

Impactful

Collaborative

Innovative

Customer-Focused

 

Our Mission

Avail Learning Academy empowers people to deliver exceptional and meaningful care with its easily-accessible, flexible, and impactful e-learning training created to show exactly what outstanding looks like.

 

Our Vision

Our experience in the care sector, coupled with a successful background in learning and development, has led to our vision to offer flexible and impactful sector-led e-learning solutions. We are committed to aid the development of a well-led, motivated and highly-skilled care workforce and pledge to support over one million carers by 2024.

We aim to achieve this by

Establishing a quality-aligned overseas market.

Being the number one provider of choice for e-learning solutions for the care sector.

Securing, supporting and inspiring learners for life through our portfolio of online courses.

Meet Our Team

Fay Gibbin

Fay Gibbin
CEO

Fay’s passion for quality, accessible training has driven her ambition to develop the UK’s workforce through the delivery of apprenticeships and CPD; especially within childcare, care and clinical care.

Lynn Kearney

Lynn Kearney
Director

With over 23 years of experience in early years, 19 of which were in the further education sector, Lynn has a wealth of expertise in understanding and sharing the importance of developing the workforce

Claire McCarthy

Claire McCarthy Director

Claire has over 23 years’ experience in the Early Years sector, including over 14 years in further education, during which Claire developed a passion for working with learners of all ages

Sector Experts

Rosie Caunt

Rosie Caunt
Adult Social Care

Fay’s passion for quality, accessible training has driven her ambition to develop the UK’s workforce through the delivery of apprenticeships and CPD; especially within childcare, care and clinical care.

Jacqueline Midgley

Jacqueline Midgley
Early Years

Jacqueline has worked towards the goal of improving outcomes and quality of care for children in early years. She is on our early years team, writing and endorsing our courses that help empower early years practitioners whatever stage of career they are at.

Tim Crossfield - Avbail Learning Academy

Tim Crossfield
Clinical Health Care

Tim is an experienced educator and dual registered nurse who has worked in nursing, nurse education, higher education, further education and the private sector as a senior lecturer, programme manager, clinical assessor, IQA, end point assessor and question writer.

Linzie Newport

Linzie Newport
Mental Health First Aider

Raising awareness of healthy mental
wellbeing has been an important focus of Linzie Newport’s career – spanning more than 30 years. She is our Mental Health First Aider and has written our Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course.

Avail Learning Academy Expert in Safeguarding Claire Fitgerald

Claire Fitzgerald
Safeguarding

Claire Fitzgerald’s commitment to outstanding outcomes for younger people began in 2005, when
she completed her level 2 in early years. Since then, Claire has delivered early years care in a number of  roles, gaining valuable experience as a nursery practitioner

Avail Learning Academy Expert Education and Governance Natasha Young

Natasha Young
Education and Governance

Natasha’s passion is to inspire a lifelong love of learning. As a newly qualified teacher in 1996, she progressed quickly through the ranks to become an assistant headteacher in 2001, then a deputy headteacher in 2002. While working as a teacher, Natasha …

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