Last updated: 17.06.15

Jobs created to support major growth at local technology company

17 June 2015

Ilkley- based online learning company, Virtual College is creating 25 new jobs to sustain the major business growth it has already generated.

Formed 20 years ago, Virtual College was one of the first pioneers in the e-learning arena.

“In June 2013, we celebrated one million online learners", explained Virtual College CEO, Rod Knox.

“Since then the number has increased to 1.7 million - a huge increase of 70% in just two years!”

In order to support the continued growth projected, a wide variety of new jobs are being created at all levels within the organisation covering technical, sales and administration roles.

HR Manager, Fiona Robinson commented: "We work in a rapidly changing sector working on exciting, cutting edge projects for organisations from the NHS and Home Office to courses for schools and caterers.”

“The chances are that you or someone in your family has already taken one of our online courses and if you haven’t already – you will soon!”

More information on the vacancies is available on the Virtual College web site: and job seekers can send their CVs to

About Virtual College

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 1.7 million registered online learners and this is growing at a rate of over 1,000 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. 

Further information is available at