Multi award winning provider of total solutions within the e-learning arena.
Virtual College are a Made in Yorkshire Friend Member
Virtual College have been at the forefront of learning technologies for over 23 years, being one of the first developers of Learning Management System (LMS) technology in the UK. We work in three main areas in this market:
•A catalogue of over 350 ready-made online training courses
•The ability to create fully custom, bespoke e-learning
•The provision of a full proprietary LMS
Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, we are a multi-award winning organisation; in the past couple of years our awards have included:
•Gold - E-learning Development Company of the Year
•Gold - Learning Technologies Supplier of the Year
•Best Training Partnership for our project on FGM with the Home Office at the Training Journal Awards
•Gold – Excellence in the design of learning content in the public and non-profit sector
•Silver - Learning Provider of the Year – LPI awards
Developed with subject matter experts, Virtual College course content is current and in line with research evidence and where applicable current legislation.
Our team of talented instructional designers are focused on using the latest teaching methods to enhance the learning experience; learners are engaged through interactive scenarios and simulations, mini quizzes, reflective exercises and games.
Our graphic designers incorporate charming illustrations or appropriate photography, creating credible characters and appealing narration.
Courses are followed by a final assessment and evaluation, which enables organisations to check learning has been embedded and understood and to gather feedback, which can be used to influence future learning strategies.
Our award winning course development team will work with you to design online training that has a measurable impact to your organisation. Using the same design principles we use in our own courses, we work with you to understand your challenges and requirements and to turn complex raw material into learner-centric, captivating training.
Our content development method follows a series of simple steps to make sure the final product is the perfect fit for your unique needs.
The Virtual College LMS “Enable” is the platform, which supports you to manage, allocate and track all online and offline learning activity in your organisation. The functionality allows you to:
•Brand your own platform and customise your own certificates
•Create courses using a mixture of multimedia types such SCORM, documents, video, assessments and evaluations
•Manage learners’ offline learning activity and create training events that can be linked to e-learning
•Structure users using the “Groups” functionality to replicate your organisations hierarchical structure
•Create, download and customise complex reporting
•Enable messaging, notification and forum functionality to increase collaboration and the sharing of best practise
•Create your own dashboard links and tiles to link to areas such as your own intranet
•Upload and host previous training data against your learners
•Create your own training refresher alerts
•Create your own unique user permissions for using and restricting the LMS
When working with our customers, we ensure to apply:
•The very latest industry thinking of the best use of technology to support learning and development activity
•A strategic and operational view of how e-learning can be maximised as part of each unique training programme
•A partnership approach – where we support our customers to get the most out of their online approach to training delivery from both a value for money and learning impact perspective
•A consultative approach – we support our customers in understanding their desired outcomes and how these can be applied to e-learning development and design