Who we are
Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire, we are proud to be one of the leading providers of online training in the UK with over two million registered online learners. Our services include online courses, learning management software and bespoke e-learning to help organisations solve their training problems.View all vacancies
Be part of an exciting industry
We pride ourselves on being a business of talented developers, UX designers, instructional designers, marketers, sales executives and account managers, who care deeply about our customers and their learning journey. There are opportunities for job seekers at all levels and plenty of room for progression whether you’re fresh out of education or more experienced in your field.
Company benefits include:
- Competitive salary and opportunities for development
- Pension scheme; 3% matched contribution
- Free ‘Simply Health’ membership, allowing you to access benefits such as discounted gym membership
- Life assurance; 4x your salary goes to your chosen beneficiary
- Childcare vouchers
- Excellent work/life balance; 95% of all our employees believe they have a good work/life balance
- Regular social events; sports and social club, Christmas parties, charity fun days and Friday drinks
- Lunch time activities; pool, darts and games console
Want to join our team?
We put great emphasis on our core values and believe in looking after our customers and employees.
You will be joining a friendly, inclusive workforce in a company that is based in the charming spa town of Ilkley, with scenic views of Ilkley Moor and the convenience of the town’s train station on the doorstep!
Staff say we are good at rewards, recognition and support followed closely by an enjoyable, friendly workplace.
We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst who will assist us in being one of the UK’s leading providers of online learning. The Business Analyst is a new and vital role, and is responsible for identifying changes to the product that will increase its value and efficiency.
We are looking for an experienced and collaborative UX Designer to join our journey. The primary purpose for the role is to ensure that the whole experience for individuals using websites or applications is as smooth and as pleasant as possible
Working for Virtual College
From internship to employment
Jonathan joined Virtual College on a 20 week internship in 2014. When the internship finished, he joined the team permanently as an online sales and marketing coordinator. Jonathan is now a digital marketing executive.VIEW STORY
Fast-track to management
Naomi joined Virtual College as an account manager in the social housing sector. She then progressed into a business development role and more recently, moved on to be a sales manager, running the sales teams for councils, housing, education and safeguarding.VIEW STORY
Working in Ilkley
Ilkley is an eclectic spa town with great and close connections to the cities of Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. Ilkley’s train station is right on our door step and can connect you to Leeds or Bradford within 30 minutes. Trains run every 30 minutes from Leeds and Bradford with more trains during rush hour. Driving is equally great as you drive against the traffic of city commuters. We have some free parking with plenty of free on street parking as well.
The town itself has a thriving hospitality scene, with 3 recent additions in as many months as well as offering a comprehensive range of retail, social and recreational amenities. The stunning scenery speaks for itself and includes the famous moors and Cow and Calf rocks which are due to host the finish of Tour de Yorkshire’s Stage 2 cycling event in May this year. The town also offers a theatre, cinema, gyms and a secondary school with an Outstanding rating from Ofsted.