Quality our customers can trust
All Virtual College courses are rigorously inspected and formally accredited by the appropriate industry bodies. By working closely with selected accreditation partners, we ensure that our training consistently meets the highest standards.
This tangible quality assurance gives our customers the utmost trust in us and our products. Work with us to endorse our training and gain valuable exposure as an accreditation partner of one of the UK’s most trusted providers of e-learning solutions.
City & Guilds
Some of our courses have been accredited by City & Guilds, ensuring they meet the high quality standards set by the vocational education organisation.
The majority of Virtual College courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted CPD (Continuing Personal or Professional Development) guidelines. Look out for the CPD logo on qualifying courses.
Investors in People
We met the Investors in People standard which defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. It’s underpinned by a rigorous assessment methodology and a framework which reflects the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.
ISO 9001 (2015)
We operate to the ISO 9001 (2015) Quality Management standard which is based on a number of quality management principles. These principles include a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach, and continual improvement.
We are a Silver Independent Software Vendor (ISV). Silver competencies represent consistent capability, expertise, and commitment.
A timeline of our accreditations
2014 Achieved ISO 9001 Quality Management
Re-accreditation of IIP
Became Scottish Qualifications Authority assessment centre
Achieved Microsoft Certificated Partner status
Ofsted audit cites three areas of best practice
Re-accreditation of Investors in People
Yorkshire Productivity (part of Virtual College) achieve Matrix Quality Standard
Achieved Customer First status
Achieved Investors in People status
Virtual College becomes ECDL Test Centre approved assessment centre for META and City & Guilds NVQ