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Virtual College recognised in new market study

schedule 15th March 2016 by Virtual College in Virtual College Last updated on 24th April 2018

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Virtual College performance highlighted by Plimsoll Analysis as it reaches two million learners

The performance of online training provider, Virtual College, has been recognised by Plimsoll Analysis as it achieves its latest milestone of two million online learners.

CEO and co-founder of Virtual College, Rod Knox, commented: “We are now in our twentieth year and have seen growth in the use of our online learning solutions explode over the last few years.

 “To achieve two million online learners and have our performance recognised by Plimsoll is a tremendous achievement.”

Established in 1987, Plimsoll provides independent industry analysis. It examined and valued Virtual College alongside the UK’s 100 largest e-Learning companies in a new market study.

Virtual College was highlighted in nine exceptional performance categories and was named the ‘best trading partner’, the highest accolade.

Virtual College provides online learning content and training delivery solutions to almost every sector in the UK – from healthcare, to manufacturing, education and catering.

At the international e-Learning Awards, Virtual College collected four awards including gold for’ e-Learning development company of the year.’

Rod continued: “We have ambitious plans to reach twenty million learners by 2020.

“In its report, Plimsoll highlighted that we are the eighteenth fastest growing company so I am quietly confident that we can achieve this goal.”

Notes to editors

Virtual College won the prestigious ‘E-learning development company of the year 2015’ in the independently-judged global awards. Virtual College has developed into one of the UK's leading providers of total solutions within the e-learning arena. Its key objective is to help enhance the traditional learning solution through the careful integration of technology.

Founded in 1995, today Virtual College has over 2 million registered online learners and this is growing at a rate of over 1,500 a day, across both public and private sectors. The company has developed a comprehensive product range, including over 300 online courses, accessed via the company's own Learning Management System, as well as offering a complete content design and development service. 

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