About Us

Framework was launched on the world in 2010. From the outset, we’ve sought to deliver the very best technical education to help our clients to get ahead: training with real business value and relevance in a fast-moving space.

Nearly a decade on, we are still just as passionate about the application of technology and have an even better understanding of our clients' commercial and staff-development challenges.

Every one of our bespoke, high-value training programmes is delivered by expert instructors and constructed to improve understanding and processes on all kinds of development projects.

These days our courses are somewhat biased towards those emerging technologies with the potential to be enterprise game-changers, but all the mainstays of programming in 2018 are well-represented. It’s a varied and beautiful world, and we’ve got it covered.

If you're reading this and thinking you would like to come and work with us, we're hiring!

Originally based in London - which is where we continue to run our public scheduled courses - a few years after starting up we made the decision to move our respective families into more rural settings, and set up our administrative offices in the beautiful Wiltshire village of Aldbourne.

When we look out the window, we often see cows. Which is nice!

The team has grown since then and we've even got a canine office assistant, Ted. He's the real MVP.

We are always happy to navigate around the country for client visits and events, and we're regularly in the capital to ensure our courses are running smoothly.

Please let us know if you'd like us to come and meet up for a chat about your organisation's training plans, it's always nice to meet face to face.

We are registered with the UK Register of Learning Providers - our UKPRN is 10049044. We are also registered with a number of public sector procurement portals.

We are always happy to work with customers who have specific on-boarding requirements, just let us know if you need us to supply extra information or work with your procurement department.

Your data privacy and security is of paramount importance to us. We take great efforts to ensure the correct treatment of your information.

We're a certified Cyber Essentials scheme member, which also helps us to comply with private and public sector tendering policies.

It's probably also worth mentioning we have been running our site on SSL / https for many years, and all credit card transactions are conducted securely by our processor, Stripe, which has an excellent track record and Level 1 PCI DSS certification.

"The course was very intense with a lot to cover in a few days. But overall the pace was good and was able to keep up."

Angular Training Course
SKK, Software Engineer
MASCO UK Window Group

"The lab sessions and one-to-one time when needed (small group!) were helpful."

Spring Training Course - Spring Framework 4 Development Training
RB, Developer
University of Oxford

"Richard was a great instructor, thanks so much for your efforts! I'm so much more confident with Visual Studio and C# coding."

.NET Programming with C# Training Course
SO, Software Engineer
UTC Aerospace

"Mixture of lecture and tutorial content. "Learn by doing""

Data Science with Python Training Course
JD, Data Scientist
Winton Capital

"Everything was perfect!"

Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) Training Course
RK, Product Owner
Chimney

"The Angular training was really very useful and the (excellent) instructor made the entire training programme fun and interactive."

Angular Training Course
SKK, Senior Developer
Spirax Sarco

"The course was delivered by a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructor who was able to draw on his real-world experience during the training."

ECMAScript 6 Training Course - ES6 Training
MH, Front-end Developer
Ordnance Survey

"We could possibly have used an extra day on this in-house course - but that was a limitation imposed from our side! The instructor has an amazing knowledge of languages."

Scala Training Course
BW, Software Engineering Manager
OVO Energy

"That was an excellent course, I loved the interactivity and group work. Excellent to open our minds and help us having a Scrum mindset."

Professional Scrum Product Owner™ (PSPO) Training Course
MS, Product Owner
Amadeus

"Lots of practical exercises made learning much easier and less boring. "

iOS App Development Training Course with Swift
SP, Mobile Developer
EMIZON

The Principals

Tom Walker

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Tom started off his IT career back in ’97 working in (and later running) customer support for a popular multimedia publishing company. It was simultaneously very rewarding and highly draining, but he looks back on his time on the helpdesk with great fondness.

The move into technical training came naturally – although it was difficult at first to shake off the pavlovian reaction to incoming phonecalls. From here his voyage into geekhood was unavoidably hastened.

Outside the office, Tom divides his time between his family (he’s outnumbered 4:1 in the battle of the sexes), drumming along to old jazz / funk records, writing electronic music, reading sci-fi, and feeding his video game addiction. Tom can order a beer, express gratitude, and apologise profusely in at least 10 different languages.


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Ian Watson

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After graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music and subsequently working as a freelance classical double bass player, Ian spent 20 years working in software services with the last 10 years in the software development training sector.

A passion for all things computer-related was sparked by receiving a ZX81 for his 9th birthday which was followed by a chain of much-loved home computers, most of which he still has.

Pleasant distractions from work include his young family, his guitars, way too many books, an obsession with cooking, fixing old cars, and a life-long love of sailing (both armchair and the real thing).


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Business Value through Education

It's vital to ensure your team has the right tools and techniques to bring the best products to market. A customised programme from Framework Training will focus on your business, providing robust coverage of the skills and methods you need, delivered in line with your company culture.

Data Scientist

A strong Data Science capability can help you discover and understand trends, build new product features, and mitigate risks.

We'll give your team the skills to employ the foremost Open Source, Cloud and Proprietary data platforms and algorithms.

Data Scientist Training Programme

Full Stack Developer

Let us help you build a resilient and flexible team of multi-disciplined software developers, with the practical skills to meet your business needs.

Employ the latest web technologies to produce high-performance, feature-rich, attractive web apps your customers will love to use.

Full Stack Developer Training Programme

Agile Kick-start

The Agile Kick-start programme allows you to choose the ideal blend of to skills support your transition to Agile working practices.

Your team, even your whole organisation, can learn trusted techniques to improve business value and communication.

Agile Kick-start Training Programme

Security Professional

Whether you process credit cards, store personal or business-critical data, there are steps you should be taking to harden your sytems.

We can help change the way your business understands the critical need for Security by Design through discussion, practical exploration.

Security Professional Training Programme

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Public Training Event Venues

London Seminars - Kensington Crowne Plaza

Framework Training Ltd c/o Kensington Crowne Plaza 100 Cromwell Rd, London SW7 4ER

London Training Centre – 150 Minories (Aldgate)

150 Minories, London, EC3N 1LS, UK

London Training Centre - Threadneedle St

Framework Training Ltd c/o Business Environment 32 Threadneedle St London EC2R 8AY

London Training Centre – 5 Merchant Square (Paddington)

Framework Training Ltd c/o Business Environment 5 Merchant Square, London, W2 1AY

London Training Centre – Etc Venues (Marble Arch)

Framework Training Ltd c/o ETC Venues Garfield House, 86 Edgware Rd, London, W2 2EA

London Training Centre – Etc Venues (Victoria)

Framework Training Ltd c/o ETC Venues 1 Drummond Gate Conference Centre, Victoria, SW1V 2QQ

London Training Centre - Cheapside

Framework Training Ltd c/o Business Environment Group 107 Cheapside London EC2V 6DN

Get in touch

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions about your training needs.

Get in touch

or call us on 020 3137 3920