Our partners in training are an invaluable asset to our company. These collaborative relationships play a pivotal role in shaping our training programmes and workshops and enhancing their effectiveness. We recognise that successful training goes beyond just what we offer internally; it involves a network of dedicated partners who bring unique expertise, perspectives, and resources to the table. Whether it’s educational institutions, industry experts, or professional associations, our partners contribute to the design, development, and delivery of our training initiatives.

Together, we strive to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in their careers and make a meaningful impact in their respective fields. Our commitment to nurturing these partnerships underscores our dedication to providing high-quality and comprehensive training solutions.

Meet Our Partners

Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Quality and Qualifications Ireland

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is a state agency responsible for maintaining the ten-level NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications) and responsible for the external quality assurance of further and higher education and training in Ireland.

Optimum is an accredited QQI centre and training provider since 2007.We run a wide range of qualifications on Levels 5 and 6 of the National Framework in areas such as Training, Coaching and Management Qualifications.

CPD Standards Office

CPD Standards Office

CPD Standards Office (CPDSO) help CPD providers ensure that they are delivering consistently high quality training that is inclusive and collaborative. Their standards of excellence for training and learning providers demonstrate to individual professionals that the learning activity conforms to CPD best practice and is appropriate for inclusion in a formal CPD record. The CPD Standards Office forms part of the Professional Development Consortium.


LIA | Life Assurance Association

LIA is the Centre of Excellence for the Education and Development of Finance Professionals – dedicated to enabling and promoting the highest quality standards in financial advisory practice.

LIA provides education courses from level 7 to level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications, as well as resultant designations such as Accredited Product Adviser (APA) and Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA). The QFA is a professional designation renowned as the gold standard for finance professionals with over 22,000 QFAs in Ireland, while the APA is a steppingstone to the QFA which will give you the foundations to build a successful career in financial services.

Content Plan Digital Marketers

Content Plan | Digital Marketers

Content Plan delivers bespoke digital and digital marketing solutions for business, public and educational sector clients. They also offer a range of training and consultancy services from training workshops, public speaking and one to one mentoring.

Talbot Pierce Consulting

Talbot Pierce Consulting

Talbot Pierce Consulting are senior HR Professionals with significant experience in delivering HR solutions to companies across a range of sector. They provide expert advice and expertise to the highest level, grounded in +15 years’ experience across a range of industry sectors and organisational cultures.