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Learning 2XL

About Us

Learning 2XL has been providing training and consultancy services since 2000 to organisations of between 6 and 16,000 employees, in both the public and private sectors.

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Jo Wilding BSC FCMIPD Trainer

Postgraduate Diploma in HR Management
Certificate in Business Management

Jo has extensive experience as a line manager as well as having held specialist HR and training positions. Working as a Strategic Development Advisor before joining Learning 2XL, she was previously the Employee Development Manager for a large engineering company. Jo started her career as a commissioned officer in the Royal Navy and has held management posts in both public and private sectors.

A post graduate in Strategic HR Management, Jo has in-depth knowledge of learning and development strategies and is an experienced trainer.

Jason Routley - Director

Jason has a strong background in line management and leading teams through change. He now enjoys assisting companies with their own strategic development underpinned by his own extensive experiences. Jason engages with delegates with energy and enthusiasm. He is able to motivate and inspire by placing considerable emphasis on the results that the training can deliver. 


Amanda Beech BA CMIPD – Senior Trainer

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Amanda has been a training professional for over 20 years, having held management positions in both the public and private sectors since 1978. In 2000 she founded Learning 2XL and is a previous Managing Director. She specialises in people management training, action learning and focus group facilitation whilest balancing 'semi-retirement' and running Longmead 'Farm for Families' working with social services and the voluntray sector.

Amanda Beech

Sharon Elphick - Senior Trainer

Sharon is an experienced Trainer who is driven to help individuals reach their full potential.  Using both traditional and accelerated learning techniques her programmes are noted for being fun, interactive, energising and hands-on.  Sharon has over fourteen years experience of designing and delivering management and customer service training in both the Public and Private sectors and specialises in personal effectiveness in communications, sales, coaching, performance management and equality and diversity.


 Sian Stephens - Senior Trainer

Postgraduate Certificate of Commerce (Human Resources Management)

Diploma in Training and Assessment

Sian is a highly experienced consultant who delivers high-impact and interactive development programmes, through coaching, mentoring, training or facilitation. Sian specialises in helping managers and leaders to identify the behaviours that are blocking successful working practices, encouraging them to replace those with sustainable changes that will lead to stronger working relationships between all team members, and the most cost efficient effective workplace. She engages with people who may have challenges in their work environment and inspires them to try new methods. She has a positive understanding of the work environment and works to inspire collaboration and accountability.