Explosive Learning Solution Ltd

Professional Services

Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

+44 (0) 1235 861805


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International Standards: ISO 14001, ISO 9001Other Standards / Certificates: Cyber Essentials / Cyber Essentials PLUS, JOSCAR Registered, SC21 Bronze

Explosive Learning Solution Ltd

Company Profile

Explosive Learning Solutions (ELS) is an independent Learning and Development (L&D) accredited training organisation, consultancy company, and major End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO). 



Since 2005, ELS has delivered a range of Training Needs Analysis (TNA), training design, digital content for blended, virtual, e-learning development, and training delivery contracts to the UK National Government (KPMG Government Campus), UK MOD (Defence Academy/DES), major defence and other commercial and international organisations. Since January 2023, ELS, as an EPAO has won several Defence and other EPA multi-year contracts, continuing to rapidly grow this apprenticeship-supporting capability. ELS applies the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) ‘best practice’ to our work, aligned with appropriate competencies and internally recognised qualifications. capability.

ELS is a UK Approved training organisation (ATO) for City and Guilds (C&G), Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), APMG International, PeopleCert, Association of Project Management (APM), Skills for Justice (SfJ) and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). ELS delivers both Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), bespoke training and consultancy in Projects, Programmes and Portfolios Methodologies (P3M) and procurement/defence acquisition skills at either our Harwell Science and Innovation Campus training centre in Oxfordshire or at customer sites across the UK and overseas.

ELS is a company member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers (IExpE), supporting our Ordnance, Munitions, and Explosives (OME) contracts as well as a formally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) training provider.


ELS’s End-Point Assessment Standards

Level 2: Aviation Ground Operative, Express Delivery Driver, Large Goods Vehicle Driver, Supply Chain Warehouse Operator, Customer Service Practitioner, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Operator, Port Operative, Aviation Customer Service.

Level 3:Aviation Ground Specialist, Business Administrator, Team Leader/Supervisor, Customer Service Specialist, Non-Destructove Testing Engineering Technician, Procurement and Supply Assistant, Project Controls Technician, Engineering Technician, Learning Mentor, Transport and Warehouse Operations Supervisor, Data Technician and Packhouse Line Leader.

Level 4: Data Analyst, Commercial Procurement and Supply, Electrical Power Networks Engineer, Assessor Coach, Associate Project Manager, Aviation Operational Manager, Improvement Practitioner, Intelligence Analyst, Ordnance, Munitions and Explosive (OME) Technician.

Level 5: Operational and Departmental Manager and Level 6 is Non-Destructive Testing Engineer.

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James Convery

Managing Director


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Caroline Walton

Director, End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO)


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Cath Convery

Account Relationship Manager


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