About Us

Learn about a technology-led training provider with the unique ability to react to the ever-changing demands of the business world. Phoenix Learning Group provides a platform of blended training courses for the next generation, which combine new and innovative technologies to create and develop essential skills for the future. Our passion for learning and education ensures our ability to provide tailored journeys to learners in order to unlock their potential and set them on a clear pathway to a successful career. Visit our Learning Portal for more information. We offer esteemed in-house training compliant with national standards and legislation. 

About Phoenix Learning

Learn about us, our visions, and our values as a unique training provider. 

We are based in the North East of England, providing bespoke training to the whole of the UK.

We love technology here; we always strive for the best tech and are always keen to develop our own, unique platforms.

We’re a team made up of many different professions; educators, managers, entrepreneurs, operational experts, HR ACIPD professionals, marketing wizards, and many more!

Phoenix Values


Always striving to go above and beyond for you. We recognise differences between every individual, and we are committed to tailoring all training to meet the varying needs and goals of everyone we work with.


We pride ourselves on establishing clear goals and outcomes for all, ensuring that we are all on the same road to success and reaching our highest potential.


We value all learning styles and all aspects of development. We are privileged to be working alongside you and our partners to adapt to all forms of training, using blended learning platforms for a flexible and fulfilling experience.

Phoenix Vision

Provide life-long learning

Ever-adapting to changing technologies in society, we are determined to always stay informed, enabling us to provide the highest quality training, anytime, anywhere.

Growing with you

As you learn, we learn. As you grow, we grow. We will develop alongside you, expanding our resources and creating endless access to life-long learning.

Commitment to you

As a family ran business, we understand the importance of commitment and dependability. With these qualities at the forefront of our minds, we are committed to you throughout your training and beyond, always here to guide and advise, no matter where you are in your journey. 

About The Team

About - Lisa Harford​

Lisa Harford

Learning & Development Director

Hi everyone, 

I wanted to share with you all, a little information about my career background. 

Before joining Phoenix Learning Ltd, I had a 15-year career in the education sector as a Secondary Teacher and Department Head of History. I studied for my degree and PGCE a little later than normal, in my late 30’s and entered a profession I had aspired to for many years. During the years in the education sector, I had the privilege in teaching additional subjects such as Religious Studies and Psychology. 

Prior to my teaching career, I worked in the Shipping Insurance industry for 18 years, beginning as an office junior and progressing to senior Re-insurance Administrator. Also, during this time my husband and I owned and managed small businesses in the hospitality sector for example, bars and restaurants. 

Jonathon Beattie

Learning & Development Manager

Hi Guys, 

Just a quick introduction from myself – I’m Jonny, The Learning & Development Manager at Phoenix Learning. My career has had a few different avenues that all work together in my role here. I have 3.5 years' experience teaching in a secondary school as a cover supervisor - I taught every subject going and loved every minute! 

Alongside this – I have been working in radio broadcasting for the last 5 years. I’ve been a radio presenter, producer and trainer at a local student & community station that broadcasts across the northeast. If you ask nicely, I might tell you when and where to listen! 

My main area of expertise is in hospitality management, where I started out at the age of 16. With my most recent position being duty manager in a high-end hotel chain, previous to this I have held assistant and general manager positions across the hospitality industry.

These positions have allowed me to fine tune my skills in training and development, preparing me for my new challenge here at Phoenix Learning as your Learning & Development Manager.

About - Amy

Amy Bosomworth

Administrative Assistant

Hello everyone, 

Just a little bit about me, I’m Amy and I am the Administrative Assistant at Phoenix Learning.

I have recently graduated from the University of Liverpool, with a degree in Modern European Languages, which comprised of French, Italian and Spanish. My degree included a year abroad, which unfortunately was cut short due to Covid, I luckily had a semester in Spain at the University of Alicante but had to leave Italy after three short weeks.

I support the local community by volunteering with FoodCycle every week to deliver hot meals to those in need.

My previous work experience has been in the hospitality industry and various work placements in schools, both in England and in France. So I am excited to start my new adventure at Phoenix Learning.