ELearning Design

We have 15+ years of experience in instructional design and have developed over 300 elearning and blended learning programs.


If you want a cookie-cutter training solution, there are lots of apps and programs to help you build your own courses.  Some of them are pretty good.  But that’s not what we do…


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Our Content Came to Life Online

"I've been working with Kim for over two years to develop e-learning courses for Sport for Life. Her assistance with the instructional design has resulted in interactive courses that make our content come to life online. Kim has listened to our vision for the courses and drawn from her wealth of experience to suggest creative solutions and interactive activities. She is easy to communicate with and is timely with her responses to questions and delivery of documents. "

– Alex Wilson, Education and Evaluation Manager, Sport for Life Canada

Great Mentor and Instructional Designer

"Kim brings an amazing energy and ‘can do’ approach to developing curriculum that meets the needs of our very different learners. I appreciated her willingness to work with us to translate our vision into something that would work for a learning environment that we were unfamiliar with--- she was a great mentor and instructional designer!"

– Kristi Fairholm Mader, Executive Director, Ready-to-Rent BC

A Valued Resource

"Both personally and professionally, Kim has been a great and valued resource throughout the entire process of reviewing our existing core safety training requirements. Following the review, Kim has been committed to revising and developing our core safety training programs into on-line training modules. We wish to thank Kim for her assistance, dedication and commitment towards completing the modules, and we look forward in utilizing the experience, expertise and knowledge of Trust Communications in future endeavors."

– Steve McKibbon, District Health, Safety & Environment Supervisor, PCL Construction

We build high quality educational products for respected brands.

Instructional design is a complex, multi-faceted process requiring many skillsets – research, planning, writing, web design, and most importantly, applying established learning principles and academic rigour.

We know how adults learn. We work hard to develop creative, engaging learning experiences that meet the educational objectives and quality standards of our clients.

We are proud to work with leading corporations, non-profits, and governments across Canada and abroad, with expertise in subject areas including:

  • Sport and recreation
  • Healthcare
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Community health and wellness
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • And more…
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7 Point ELeanring Design Checklist ebook

The 7-POINT ELEARNING DESIGN CHECKLIST allows you to easily assess e-learning quality based on specific criteria, in areas including:

Whether you are developing your own e-learning course, or purchasing e-learning from a provider, the Checklist helps you ensure that the end result is an effective, informative, and engaging learning experience for participants.

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Here are a few of the projects we are proud of…

Volunteer Driver Training

Digital Strategy Consulting and Instructional Design

The Irish Cancer Society had an immediate need to train 300+ volunteer drivers during the covid-19 crisis. In only 7 days, we were able to create an e-learning module and a framework for automated distribution and record keeping. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and they are now planning their next courses!

Personal Care Provider Training

Instructional Design and Digital Strategy Consulting

We worked with SCI Alberta over a 2-year period to develop and market a suite of eLearning courses designed to educate personal care providers.  These courses are now in-use by organizations across Canada and are being adapted for the European market.

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OHS Training Online

Instructional Design and Content Development

Creating a safe and healthy workplace is part of PCL’s dynamic culture. We work with key staff to create and refine customized eLearning modules and supporting content. Designed for corporate functionality within a multi-site environment, PCL's training is easily updated, includes policy sign-offs, and works perfectly on tablets and smart phones, making it easy for remote workers to train on-site.

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Indigenous Cultural Awareness

Instructional Design and Content Marketing

We are proud to work with the ILDI, providing instructional design expertise to help this respected Indigenous Leadership organization share their knowledge and insights about Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. This course is in-use by governments and corporations across Canada, with dynamic content that is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect historical developments.

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Water Operator Training Online

Digital Strategy Consulting, Instructional Design and Digital Skills Training

WWOTC is a Canadian leader in water and wastewater operational training. We worked with corporate leaders to develop and implement a digital strategy that includes updated online platforms, new technologies, eLearning, branded content, and training for key staff. The company is now able to provide training in rural and remote locations and is poised to expand into global markets.

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Sport For Life Online

Digital Strategy Consulting and Instructional Design

We are honoured to provide Canada Sport for Life with digital strategy and instructional design expertise. We have developed branded eLearning for the organization and for many of their collaborative partners, including several national sport associations. Each project is unique, with multiple stakeholders, specific learning objectives, and varying criteria for measuring success.

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Social Enterprise Platform Management

Digital Strategy Consulting and Content Marketing

The Canadian Diversity Initiative is a social enterprise platform presenting online diversity and inclusion training courses endorsed by respected Canadian non-profits. We are honoured to manage and promote these courses using a combination of content marketing, SEO and SEM strategies.

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