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E-Tech Solutions and the Avant Skills Academy in Hull: A Case Study


In the heart of Hull, a beacon of opportunity has emerged, thanks to the collaboration between E-Tech Solutions and Avant Skills Academy. As Avant continue their mission to bridge the skills gap and empower individuals across Grimsby, North-East Lincolnshire, Hull, and East Yorkshire, they sought the expertise of E-Tech Solutions to manage the installation and fit out of all the IT for their new centre.  Below is a case study of how E-Tech Solutions delivered the IT infrastructure for Avant Skills Academy’s new centre in Hull.

The project has been such a success that Paul Robinson, Head of Business Development at Avant Skills Academy said, “We are delighted with the role that E-Tech Solutions has played in fitting out the IT for our new centre in Hull.  Effective IT is critical to the learning journey, and I would highly recommend E-Tech Solutions for this type of work.”

Case Study: What was Involved in the Project


Infrastructure Assessment and Planning:

  • E-Tech Solutions conducted a comprehensive assessment of the physical space, ensuring every aspect of the infrastructure was meticulously planned.
  • Evaluation of power requirements, network connectivity, and HVAC systems laid the groundwork for a robust IT environment.

Network Setup and Configuration:

  • Seamless Wi-Fi coverage was ensured throughout the centre with the installation and configuration of network switches, routers, and access points.
  • E-Tech Solutions’ expertise ensured reliable connectivity for learners and staff alike, fostering an environment conducive to learning.

Server Deployment:

  • Avant’s systems found a reliable home with the deployment of servers configured to manage the local IT landscape, databases, and file storage.
  • Security settings and backup protocols were meticulously configured, safeguarding critical data and ensuring uninterrupted operations.

Hardware Installation:

  • From computers to interactive whiteboards, E-Tech Solutions oversaw the installation of a suite of devices essential for Avant’s educational endeavours.
  • Compatibility with software applications was ensured, guaranteeing a seamless user experience for learners and instructors.

Software Installation and Licensing:

  • Operating systems, required software, and specialised tools were installed with precision by E-Tech Solutions.
  • Compliance with licensing requirements was diligently managed, providing Avant with peace of mind regarding software usage.

User Account Setup:

  • E-Tech Solutions facilitated the creation of user accounts, tailoring roles and permissions to suit the needs of learners, instructors, and administrators.
  • A user-centric approach ensured smooth operations and efficient management of the IT environment.

Security Measures:

  • Avant’s data received the utmost protection with the implementation of firewalls, antivirus software, and access controls.
  • Compliance with privacy regulations was prioritised, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive information.

Testing and Quality Assurance:

  • Rigorous testing of hardware, software, and network connectivity was conducted to guarantee optimal performance.
  • E-Tech Solutions left no stone unturned in their pursuit of excellence, delivering a reliable IT infrastructure ready for Avant’s educational initiatives.

Monitoring and Maintenance:

  • Continuous monitoring of system performance and security by E-Tech Solutions ensured any issues were promptly addressed.
  • Proactive maintenance measures were implemented, minimising disruptions and maximising uptime for Avant Skills Academy.

Scalability Planning:

  • E-Tech Solutions future-proofed Avant’s IT infrastructure, ensuring scalability to accommodate the growth of learners and courses.
  • Avant Skills Academy can confidently pursue their mission knowing their IT environment is equipped to support their evolving needs.


Through the collaboration between E-Tech Solutions and Avant Skills Academy, a major learning change has begun in Hull. By harnessing the power of cutting-edge IT infrastructure, Avant is poised to empower individuals, fuel business growth, and strengthen the local community. As we witness the dawn of a new era in education, E-Tech Solutions stands as a testament to the profound impact of technology in shaping futures, one skill at a time.

About E-Tech Solutions:

In a technology-driven world, businesses in Grimsby and Lincolnshire can rely on E-Tech Solutions for IT services, computer hardware maintenance, IT support, business IT solutions, network maintenance, data recovery services, IT consulting, server maintenance, cybersecurity solutions, PC repair services, cloud computing, IT infrastructure support, managed IT services, computer upgrades, IT outsourcing, emergency IT support, small business IT solutions, IT consulting services, computer troubleshooting, and IT helpdesk support.