Awards

Our company and it's offerings have seen some powerful endorsements over the years, highlighting our commitment to using technology to deliver quality learning solutions

Our many awards demonstrate our leading position within the learning and development industry, the quality of the work our dedicated staff produce and our commitment to working closely with our partners to deliver innovative solutions.

2019 Awards

Edtech Awrds

Finalists | EdTechXGlobal All Stars Awards 2019

Virtual College were extremely pleased to be chosen as finalists at the EdTechXGlobal All Stars Awards 2019, within the Scale Up category. The Scale Up category included education and training companies who have shown the most revenue growth momentum over the last 3 years.

The awards honoured the fastest growing and most innovative businesses across the worldwide EdTech industry, determined by a global panel of judges, evaluating various factors including revenue growth, scale, innovation and market impact, with Virtual College chosen as of the 20 finalists in this category.

Ilkley Business Awards

Winner | Ilkley Business Awards 2019

We're proud to have been awarded both the Long Standing Business of the Year and the Winners of Winners titles at the Ilkley Business Awards 2019.

The Long Standing Business of the Year award recognised successful businesses operating within Ilkley for over 10 years, showing their commitment to the community. The Winners of Winners award built on this, honouring businesses who have a national reputation, make a significant contribution to Ilkley and have a high level of employment in the area.

Northern Tech Awards

Top 100 | Fastest Growing Technology Companies

Virtual College are delighted to be included in the shortlist of the region's top 100 fastest growing technology companies. Once a year, the Northern Tech Awards shines a light on the leading technology businesses headquartered in the North of England and Scotland.

2018 Awards

Excellence in Tech

Silver for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses | Excellence in Technology Awards

Virtual College won two prestigious awards at the Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards, which were officiated by an international panel of independent industry experts, Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and our executive leadership team.

The awards recognise organisations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results.

Excellence in Tech

Bronze for Best Advance in Content Management Technology | Excellence in Technology Awards

Virtual College won two prestigious awards at the Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards, which were officiated by an international panel of independent industry experts, Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and our executive leadership team.

The awards recognise organisations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results.

Amazon Growing Business Awards

Finalist | Amazon Growing Business Awards 2018

We are proud to have been recognised by the Amazon Growing Business Awards in 2018 as finalists in the B2B Business of the Year Category, which came as part of our expansion efforts both within our course offerings and scaling up of our internal teams. This was an amazing achievement for Virtual College, give us even more motivation to grow and continue to lead the pack within the UK e-learning industry.

High Value Content Awards

Top 10 High Value eLearning Content Development Companies 2018

Virtual College earned a listing in eLearning Industry's Top 10 High Value eLearning Content Development Companies for 2018. eLearning Industry scoured the eLearning landscape for several months to find ‘inventive companies that deliver true value to their customers’, which brings together values that Virtual College has embodied since we started.

Insider Growth Awards

Shortlisted | The Yorkshire Insider Growth 100 Awards 2018

The Yorkshire Insider Growth 100 Awards shortlisted Virtual College in 2018, complied using the average percentage gain in turnover for the last 5 years to recognise businesses which have seen exponential growth and more that £1m in turnover from their first year to identify the fastest growing homegrown organisations in Yorkshire. Virtual College was honoured to have made the list and aimed to continue its growth into the years ahead.

Sunday Times Texh Track Award

Shortlisted | The Sunday Times Tech Track Ones to Watch

Virtual College has been shortlisted as one of The Sunday Times Tech Track Ones to Watch. The Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. Read our press release to find out more.

Sunday Times Texh Track Award

Silver | Rising Star of the Year - Hayley Khan

Virtual College had another successful night at the LPI’s Learning Awards with Hayley Khan picking up an award.

Devised by the Learning & Performance Institute and recognised as the L&D sector’s premier awards ceremony, this was the 22nd annual Learning Awards and was attended by 400 industry guests and finalists while being live streamed around the world.

Sunday Times Texh Track Award

Bronze | Learning Professional of the Year - John Hinchliffe

Virtual College had another successful night at the LPI’s Learning Awards with John Hinchliffe picking up an award.

Devised by the Learning & Performance Institute and recognised as the L&D sector’s premier awards ceremony, this was the 22nd annual Learning Awards and was attended by 400 industry guests and finalists while being live streamed around the world.

Northern Tech Awards

Tech4Good Trophy | Northern Tech Awards

This award recognises companies that use their technology and business model to bring about positive changes in society. Virtual College was commended for delivering mass online training programme aimed at improving outcomes in the health and social care sectors.

2017 Awards

Training Journal Awards

Gold | the Best Training Partnership with the Home Office at the Training Journal Awards

Alison Humphreys, the Home Office FGM Policy Lead at the time of the submission, said: “Virtual College’s passion for the project and their understanding of the sensitivity of the subject, together with their experience of developing products for our target audience, meant that the end product was innovative and tailored to the needs of the learners.”th Virtual College chosen as of the 20 finalists in this category.

Learning Technologies Awards

Gold | Learning Technologies Awards 2017

Virtual College was awarded gold ‘for excellence in the design of learning content in the public and non-profit sector for ‘Recognising and Preventing FGM’ a course developed in partnership with the Home Office’. The judges said ”a huge amount of thought and planning had gone into the design of this content to make it engaging and relevant for the audience and to address the topic sensitively for the audience. The engagement and reaction of learners was particularly positive and the project was well managed to involve a wide range of stakeholders.”

Learning Technologies Awards

Silver | Learning Technologies Awards Company of the Year – UK

The judges said “They clearly do a good job and their clients like them, excellent presentation, right on brief placed them right in the frame.”

Pearning and Performance Institute

Silver | Learning and Performance Institute’s Provider of the Year

Virtual College won silver in the ‘Learning Provider of the Year’ category at the (LPI) Learning and Performance Institute’s 2017 Learning Awards, which included some of the highest achieving individuals and organisations from the world of learning and development, so we were humbled to win such a prestigious award.

2016 Awards

Learing Technology Awards

Gold | Learning Technologies supplier of the year

Explaining why they chose Virtual College as the winners, the judging panel stated that: “For two decades, Virtual College has been developing and supplying collaborative, customer-focused e-learning technology for organisations world-wide. The dedication of the team combined with an agile way of working, has further improved the level and quality of service for customers, as well as the end results in their organisations.”

1000 Companies to Inspire

1000 Companies to Inspire | London Stock Exchange

Virtual College was identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, which aimed to celebrate the best of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.

2015 Awards

Gold eLearning Awards

Gold | E-learning development company of the year

We were honoured to win gold in this highly competitive category, with our application focusing around our work created in collaboration with our NHS partners, PACE (Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation), and Housing Ombudsman Service. The recognition of this work, combined with our content production processes, meant that we were able to proudly take home the Gold award.

The judges commented that: "Virtual College captured our imagination from the outset. Their agile methodology has delivered significant results in customer satisfaction.”

Commenting on the success at the awards, Rod Knox said: “It is hugely rewarding to receive independent recognition of our contribution to the e-learning sector.”

Silver Rod Knox Award

Silver | Rod Knox: Learning Technologies outstanding contribution

Our CEO Rod Knox is a pioneer in the e-learning field. His dedication to progress has shaped the online learning landscape, and his technical understanding and innovation has opened the industry to new markets. Rod’s outstanding contribution to e-learning was noted, and he was awarded the Silver in this category.

Bronze eLearning Awards

Bronze | Excellence in the production of learning content in the not for profit sector

Virtual College worked with the Home Office to develop the first e-learning course on the sensitive issue of female genital mutilation (FGM). There had previously not been a cohesive approach to identifying and preventing the practice, which affects an estimated 140 million worldwide.

Bronze eLearning awards

Bronze | E-learning Age outstanding learning organisation

Since the early days of Virtual College, we have been recognised as a best practice example of e- learning development and delivery. We have worked with thousands of organisations including the NHS, Safeguarding Children boards, Coca Cola, The Ambulance Service, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols. Our long-standing position as leaders in the industry earned us the Bronze award in this prestigious category.

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