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Patsy's Learner Reviews

We've got the most amazing group of clients who trust us to deliver on every course.
Here's who they are and what they say about Patsy's courses.

Patsy's Latest Reviews



"Checking the IT support beforehand I thought was good"
Guy's & St Thomas NHS Trust
  • 5th February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"It was really fun, engaging and informative. I have taken a lot away from it, especially all the lists of things to avoid while writing and what to look out for while editing. I really enjoyed the exercises."
Bryter
  • 5th February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The trainer was knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful."
Arun District Council
  • 1st February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very clear training and loved that we had to go and work on our own content for a while - meant it was helpful and real to what we need to achieve!"
Arun District Council
  • 1st February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The course trainer engaging, knowledgeable, and great at encouraging discussion. The course included a good mix of trainer-led work, exercises, and discussions. Bonus points for encouraging engagement over zoom!"
Carbon Brief
  • 1st February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Clear and structured day, with engaging exercises to help understand content"
The IMI
  • 1st February - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Engaging, friendly and informative. Really useful lesson and has helped tremendously."
RSM International
  • 21st December - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Keeping up engagement throughout the session by asking questions and making sure we understood the content."
RSM International
  • 21st December - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very knowledgable tutor amazing to have industry experience"
Winchester BID
  • 17th December - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Course delivery, keeping me engaged. I am used to technical webinars and courses, this was my first ever non-technical course and it was amazing."
NCR
  • 4th December - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was fantastic - listened to the challenges I have and weaved them into training throughout the day."
Centre For Progressive Policy
  • 24th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Engaging with participants and keeping audience intrest. Patsy was great and super positive."
RSM International
  • 16th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really excellent content with plenty of time allowed for questions and exercises on knowledge learnt."
Northern Powergrid
  • 16th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Making sure that all participants felt comfortable, gave us enough time to finish the exercises and Patsy was very encouraging, even when I got stuff wrong! Thanks Patsy!"
A2Dominion Housing Group
  • 16th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Sharing ideas and giving feedback equally to the group. Very engaging, asking the right questions that made us think, giving fantastic advice."
Explore Learning
  • 6th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Made the session go by quickly - didn't feel like a full day! Lots of short, snappy examples, simple tasks and activities and plenty of time for questions. Thank you!"
V&A Dundee
  • 6th November - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Good use of interactive tasks - never boring. We really enjoyed this course, learnt a lot."
PwC
  • 24th September - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very interactive and informative session - thank you."
Cambridge Epigenetix
  • 17th July - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The course was excellent - really engaging and interesting and Patsy was really flexible in letting me develop work that I need help with in my job. Thank you to the course organisers also as we had to rearrange due to COVID and then you allowed me to join online which I really appreciate."
The Royal College Of Radiologists
  • 17th July - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Pasty Isles was an excellent teacher, very patient and explained things in a clear way, she made the course enjoyable!"
IDS
  • 22nd June - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Great trainer, very practical, varied and stretching"
Arup
  • 16th June - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Making us feel welcome in an online enviroment when circumstances are different, the connection with the tutor and support was still there despite that. It was great to be able to still interact with other people whilst learning a lot. The knowledge of zoom, with polls and breakout rooms was great!!"
Cirencester Friendly Society
  • 16th June - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The structure, lengths of each section, examples, exercises and interactivity were really well done"
Grenoble Ecole De Management
  • 16th June - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I enjoyed the small class size as it allowed for all participants to be constantly involved in the discussions. The breakout exercises were interesting and a great way to reinforce the theory were had covered."
Freelance
  • 26th May - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very responsive organisation. Experienced and personable."
Freelance
  • 26th May - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Trainer very clearly knew her subject and had a lot of real experience. I learnt so much and really enjoyed the day."
Thatcham Research
  • 12th May - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I think it worked great as an online course, you adapted pretty well"
Accenture
  • 12th May - Online
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Great environment and good facilities. Enjoyable course"
Cherry Advertising
  • 17th March - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The Venue, the food, the training....Brilliant"
Gateway Housing Association
  • 17th March - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Course was engaging and informative. Trainer was friendly and knowledgeable. Lunch and refreshments were great"
ITech Media
  • 28th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was an expert in her field but most importantly she was so friendly and so engaging. Feel really inspired!"
BEIS
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really effective training from Patsy. Very clear and engaging. Great mix of exercises and teaching - I learnt a lot!"
Longitude
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Great teacher, really enjoyed the course"
Tjx Europe
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Everything. The course was fantastic, it gave me exactly what I came for! brilliant."
TJX Europe
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"It was great to be welcomed at the door, so it was clear from the beginning where everything was and what to do. Patsy was brilliant and bubbly, and even though I struggled with a couple of tasks I still left feeling good!"
Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Explaining, being welcoming and personable"
The Salvation Army
  • 3rd February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Well organised, good facilities, great teachers"
Radcliffe Cardiology
  • 3rd February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really liked the practice on writing titles and going through the points to ensure you cover when editing text"
Informa
  • 3rd February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Class size, resources, knowledgeable and friendly trainer."
IDG UK
  • 3rd February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was fab. She was interesting and knowledgeable, using examples from her experience and applying it to attendees needs. Good pace. Good space. Thank you."
Theatres Trust
  • 3rd February - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really good exercise to get you thinking creatively! Thanks!"
Care UK
  • 21st January - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Clear examples and interesting points and plenty of breaks"
Nixon Design
  • 21st January - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I really liked the course and found it very relevant to my job, I found the examples extremely helpful and Patsy was very good at answering questions throughout the course."
Schroders
  • 21st January - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Professional, lively and good exercises, very good course! Thank you."
Freelance
  • 21st January - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really informative course. Well taught. Good facilities and food/drink."
Kew Media Distribution
  • 25th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Making everyone feel comfortable, creative activities that really made you think"
Oktra
  • 25th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"A really engaging trainer, Patsy was knowledgeable, convincing, approachable as gave me confidence to use what I had learnt. Food was also lovely!"
Oktra
  • 25th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Range of activities that were interesting/fun but practical in the time constraints, really good feedback, interesting course content ."
Department For Education
  • 25th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Really enjoyed the course, learnt so much! Thank you!"
QVC UK
  • 16th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was incredible, very informative and I have learnt so much from her."
QVC
  • 16th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Teaching and feeding us. Everything we needed!"
Capital City College Group
  • 16th October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"In depth knowledge of the course subject within the time frame of the day"
Fulwell73
  • 2nd October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Going the extra mile to ensure I fully understood."
Hill Group
  • 2nd October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Instruction was very clear, examples and activities worked well with instruction"
The Alan Turing Institute
  • 2nd October - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The whole day was full of practical advice and a lot of take-aways. Really very valuable."
People's Health Trust
  • 26th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Trainer was great, lunch, drink and snacks all good - thank you"
Cranfield University
  • 26th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very fun approach to a topic that can be boring at times. Helpful practical advice relevant for the workplace"
Microbiology Society
  • 26th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The small sized and informal classes encouraged participation, whilst also allowing you to receive individual attention. A Great day!"
StarLeaf
  • 26th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I found the venue easy to fine, the facilities were excellent and the training content very useful with a good balance of content and exercises (no death by PowerPoint!)"
Freelance
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"They whole day was enjoyable - especially thanks to our trainer Patsy. She made us all feel comfortable and welcome from the start, which helped get our ideas flowing. The group size was great for creative writing (six of us), as there were enough people to share ideas, but not too many that not everyone got to say something."
Cunard
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The teacher was very friendly and encouraging. Lunch was nice."
DICE
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Highlighting the problems. It will take a lot of effort to work on them"
The Upside
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Great practical examples which help you really think outside the box. Patsy really knew her stuff."
Freelance
  • 24th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Friendly, welcoming, good knowledge and great setup"
Eight Roads
  • 16th September - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Getting across the course information and not leaving any room for being bored and getting distracted"
Fulwell73
  • 30th August - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Everything was very well organised and information was clearly presented. Our trainer was lovely and she presented us with great examples we could use for our business."
Tutorcare
  • 30th August - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Excellent course! Trainer was brilliant - an expert on the subject, really personable and made the content challenging but clear."
Allianz Insurance Plc
  • 7th August - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very knowledgeable trainer. Generally a great environment to learn in."
WorldFirst
  • 7th August - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Location, service, teacher training and exercises. everyone very friendly."
SI Partners
  • 7th August - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I liked that the class sizes were small and everyone had a chance to participate. I also liked that we were encouraged to use our own examples as it made the training more relevant."
Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
  • 13th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Clean and nice atmosphere. Positive and Great trainer"
Freelance
  • 13th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was a great instructor - very personable, knowledgeable and explained the information very well. Thanks Patsy!"
Commonwealth Secretariat
  • 13th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Nice set-up, clean and friendly environment with trainers who are approachable and like to get personal."
Commonwealth Secretariat
  • 13th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Clear and engaging trainer, relevant and useful information, nice food, nice environment."
UK House Of Lords
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very informative and knowledgeable regarding grammar etc"
RAeS
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Time schedule, topics that were covered, individual examples provided, lovely trainer"
London & Partners
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Good overall summary, grammar advice, etc. Nice learning environment. Mixed, healthy lunch options."
Colchester Borough Council
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Environment, friendly, relaxed. I have thoroughly enjoyed being here."
Skills For Care
  • 22nd May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Varied activities, positive feedback, making the content interesting"
RCNi
  • 22nd May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"It was a really great course and friendly informed teacher."
Parkinson's UK
  • 22nd May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I thought the day was really well organised and enjoyable. The classes were small which made for effective learning which was very efficient. Really liked Patsy, I thought she was very engaging and enthusiastic."
CIG Training Matters Magazine
  • 20th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very clear examples and explanations of different techniques to improve writing"
ELife Sciences
  • 20th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was very knowledgeable - I felt I took away a lot from the course and it's given me plenty of ideas for future features."
The IET
  • 20th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Overall great course, in a brilliant environment. Tutor took the time to make sure i understood aspects when i advised i didn't understand"
Canada Life
  • 16th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The course was very informative, the trainer took on board and focused on areas we struggled in particular as well as the general course. Very friendly group and trainer, made me feel very relaxed as I always feel uncomfortable attending training sessions in subjects I am not confident in. I do feel that I can take back these skills in my personal development at work and lifestyle and input into my team to make our writing effective and correct."
Laing O'Rourke
  • 16th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Very thorough and made it better by getting the group to work together."
Family Friends
  • 16th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Providing a first class tutor for this particular course. Thoroughly enjoyed it."
EDF Trading
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The trainer helped me to understand different ways to write for business and how writing in different tones can be effective."
One Nucleus
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The whole experience was great! I will definitely be coming back for more courses here."
Crisis
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was so well prepared. She created a really safe space to share our work. I learnt so much and pushed the boundaries of my writing. It made me think outside the box and gave me key practical takeaways that will be so helpful when I am back at work."
UCL
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Everything - really informative and gave really useful tips. Liked the examples and getting to write from different perspectives. Very useful. Liked the teamwork and feeding off of others ideas and how they write."
Historic Royal Palaces
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I really enjoyed this course and especially the variety of techniques used to bring the content across and the audience engaged. The trainer was very knowledgeable, an expert in her field."
Thomas Miller
  • 10th May - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Good work spaces, small groups, personable trainer, good equipment, good food, friendly atmosphere."
BNP PARIBAS
  • 17th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Nice space, welcoming environment and good food and snacks! Helpful tutor, very approachable and great development and insights through the day. Thank you!"
American Express
  • 17th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I was very satisfied with the trainer and the course. The afternoon session when we applied the morning skills to our working environment was particularly helpful with our own reasons for attending and to learn from the trainer and others."
Freelance
  • 17th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Patsy was great. The structure of the course and subjects were super useful and I really really enjoyed the training."
Google
  • 15th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"I really enjoyed the course. The content was excellent and completely fulfilled the objectives I had."
Sellafield
  • 9th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"The trainer was very nice and she was great at explaining things. The refreshments were nice. There was a lot of content that was easy to learn from."
Crown Worldwide
  • 9th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy


"Providing a friendly atmosphere to make you feel welcome. Would definitely come back again on future training courses. Trainer was amazing and so helpful!"
University Of Portsmouth
  • 9th April - Classroom
  • Course Leader - Patsy