Hi, we're The ELM Design Co.

An elearning provider specialising in the design and development of custom learning content and creative services. Our aim is simple; To help you deliver the most engaging and effective learning that fits your learners, budget and business requirements.

We can help with:

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Custom Elearning Courses

Uniquely designed around your brand, content and tailored to your learning requirements.

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Interactive & Explainer Videos

A highly visual way to explain and condense complex information into short animations or interactive video.

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Mini Activities & Resources

Bitesized elearning that uses elements of game playing to motivate and challenge learners.

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Immersive 360°
Video & Web VR

Virtual learning environments that help create a sense of realism and engagement in training scenarios.

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Elearning Development

We can develop your content into elearning courses and supply you with technical assistance.

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Creative Design Services

Add a creative spark to your project with bespoke diagrams, infographics, characters and animation.

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Legacy Course Conversion

We can help repurpose, revitalise and update your old elearning courses and resource material.

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Reporting in WordPress

SCORM compliant reporting all contained in a WordPress page/site. Coming soon.

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Proud to work with:


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Activities and HTML Course programme

Elearning activities to help ready the students for work experience, apprenticeships or full time employment.

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Interactive video

Scenario based video with interactive questions, used to train staff on reporting close call incidents.

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About Elm:

The Elm Design Co. (or Elm for short) was founded in 2012 by Ant James and Chris Ridley with our aim to our bring 35-year’s collective experience and knowledge into developing engaging elearning solutions.

Find out more about Elm here.

Dont just take our word for it:

  • We consider Elm to be a key partner of REED NCFE and their contribution has enabled us to stay abreast of the latest technological influences in elearning. They adopt a very methodical approach to each and always ensure that, we, as the client, are involved in every step of the process to enable a productive relationship and seamless experience.

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    • Tracy Walters
    • Learning Resources Manager, The REED NCFE Partnership
  • Since we are an LMS solutions provider, we are often asked to produce content by our customers. We have a simple response model for this. If Elm are available, we pursue the opportunity. If not, we don’t. Not only are they highly skilled at the technical aspects of their work, their level of customer care is outstanding. When Elm are involved, it means we don’t have to be. That’s a real differentiator. I look forward to our next project together!

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    • Bret Weinraub
    • Founder, Aura Software US
  • Having worked with Elm for over 4 years on numerous e-learning projects we have always found them professional, flexible and easy to work with. They have never missed a deadline and the end product has always been of the high quality we expect.

    • Lindsey Coode
    • Head of Production at Learning Pool
  • Elm have an excellent mix of creative and technical skills and as a result produce great looking, engaging and innovative digital learning content. They constantly look at pushing the boundaries and making the best use of the available technology to meet requirements. They are client focussed and combine flexibility with professionalism which makes them a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Elm to anyone looking for a creative, reliable design and development partner.

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    • A Marshall
    • Knowledgefront
  • We have worked with Elm on many occasions for different clients with different needs and they have never disappointed. The team at Elm are 100% committed, driven and incredibly creative. Their work ethic is second to none and even when technical challenges arise they give it their all and always come through.

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    • Helen Routledge
    • Head of Design and Production, Totem Learning
  • We have worked with Elm over the past four years on many varied projects. With every project they have brought their own fresh and creative approach, which has always been well received. The team also have the unique advantage of deep technical knowledge on platforms which has saved us many hours down the line. They are collaborative to the point they feel like they are part of the team and are always willing to go the extra mile.

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    • Joe Darrer
    • User Experience Lead, Radii
  • The team at ELM are a pleasure to work with. They took time to understand my project goals fully, their technical expertise was excellent and they produced a superb course which functions well and looks great! I'm looking forward to working with ELM again!

    • Learning and Development Consultant
    • London

Got a project in mind, let's talk!

Contact Elm on 0787 1314 105 or email us and tell us about your project.

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