LMS Saba : “Our e‑learning course costs 8 times less for participants than a classroom course”

News

4 minutes

LMS Saba : “Our e‑learning course costs 8 times less for participants than a classroom course”

Jonathan Wanty

Oli­vier Que­re­net de Bre­ville, foun­der of EISF, a 100% digi­tal trai­ning orga­ni­za­tion that pre­pares stu­dents for the CAP in Pas­try and Bake­ry, tells us about his entre­pre­neu­rial jour­ney that led him to create a trai­ning orga­ni­za­tion that pro­vides only e‑learning courses. EISF has been wor­king with Solu­nea and the SABA Cloud solu­tion for 4 years now. This is an oppor­tu­ni­ty to review the digi­ta­li­za­tion of his trai­ning with him.

What is your background?

Ori­gi­nal­ly I was a text­book publi­sher. And at some point I wan­ted to move to the other side and not make text­books any­more, but be able to desi­gn a set of edu­ca­tio­nal resources to allow people to train them­selves. That’s how the idea of crea­ting a 100% digi­tal trai­ning orga­ni­za­tion was born. Moreo­ver, in the publi­shing field, I was confron­ted with a lot of dis­rup­tion with the arri­val of digi­tal tech­no­lo­gy in this tra­di­tio­nal pro­fes­sion. I wan­ted to take the oppo­site approach and become the one who dis­rupts the trai­ning mar­ket, hence the crea­tion of EISF, an online trai­ning orga­ni­za­tion that trains for the CAP in Pas­try and Bakery.

Tell us about your training center?

EISF ope­ned in 2014 and we laun­ched the trai­ning plat­form in 2016. So there are two classes of lear­ners who pas­sed the CAP after the EISF trai­ning. We have a 95% suc­cess rate, which is excellent for a digi­tal school. We can the­re­fore say that the chal­lenge of lear­ning a manual trade at a dis­tance has been suc­cess­ful. In the long term, we are going to extend our trai­ning courses for the CAP Pas­try and Bake­ry to other coun­tries. We will the­re­fore offer trai­ning in English and Chi­nese to address the Ame­ri­can and Chi­nese mar­kets. We main­ly train people who are still wor­king or who are regis­te­red at the Pôle Emploi and who wish to start a pro­fes­sio­nal reconversion.

Why did you choose to launch your e‑learning course?

Trai­ning costs have increa­sed consi­de­ra­bly over the last 20 years and the objec­tive was to know if we could reduce these costs with digi­tal edu­ca­tio­nal content. In fact, this is the case since we pro­pose a trai­ning that costs 8 times less than face-to-face trai­ning. We real­ly want to make these two courses acces­sible to as many people as pos­sible. E‑learning was also the only solu­tion to inter­na­lize the trai­ning and keep the control from end to end. Indeed, if we wan­ted to train abroad, we had to train the lear­ners with digi­tal tools.

How did Solunea help you realize your project?

Solu­nea brought us two things:

  • The know-how on the inte­gra­tion of edu­ca­tio­nal content on a digi­tal plat­form. Solu­nea trai­ned us in the tools for crea­ting digi­tal edu­ca­tio­nal content.
  • Mas­te­ry of the SABA LMS plat­form, which allows us to dis­tri­bute our content and moni­tor the edu­ca­tio­nal acti­vi­ty of our learners.

We gave Solu­nea the struc­ture of our lear­ning paths and Solu­nea inte­gra­ted them into the plat­form. The Saba Cloud LMS meets my needs per­fect­ly. Its great strength is the sta­bi­li­ty of the plat­form which works 24/7 and there are no break­downs. SABA’s relia­bi­li­ty and effi­cien­cy are the two main qua­li­ties that made us think about our choice of solu­tion. We have total control in terms of tool admi­nis­tra­tion and trai­ning, but Solu­nea is always avai­lable to accom­pa­ny us in our evolutions.

How is the online training going for your learners?

Lear­ners do not need to be trai­ning experts to use the plat­form. Wha­te­ver the skill level, eve­ry­thing is very intui­tive. We do regu­lar satis­fac­tion sur­veys because it is very impor­tant for us to improve our lear­ner trai­ning paths. Accor­ding to our sur­veys, our lear­ners are 90% satis­fied. The remai­ning 10% are main­ly people who have not neces­sa­ri­ly unders­tood the per­so­nal com­mit­ment that online trai­ning requires and who lack autonomy.

Pho­to by raw­pixel on Uns­plash