Last updated: 09.02.17

Virtual College triumphs at Learning and Performance Institute's 2017 Learning Awards

Virtual College has been independently judged in the highly competitive ‘Learning Provider of the Year’ category at the Learning and Performance Institute’s 2017 Learning Awards and presented with the prestigious Silver Award.

Representing the highest achieving individuals and organisations in the field of learning and development, hundreds of entries were received from around the globe for the 2017 Learning Awards. LPI Managing Director, Edmund Monk, commented: “The heritage and reputation of The Learning Awards is unrivalled…the depth and quality of submissions continues to rise."

Global industry leaders gathered at the prestigious Dorchester hotel in London’s Park Lane on Thursday 2nd February 2017 to celebrate the best in learning and development, both in the UK and worldwide.

The 2017 Learning Awards winners were decided following rigorous judging panels at the shortlist stage.

Finalists in no fewer than three separate categories, Virtual College won the ‘Learning Provider of the Year’ Silver award. As a pioneering e-learning supplier, Virtual College has been providing collaborative, customer-focused e-learning technology for organisations around the globe for the last 21 years.

Virtual College CEO, Rod Knox, commented: “This is a fantastic achievement and a reflection of our staff’s commitment to our customers.

“With an incredible 2.4 million registered learners from across 5,000 organisations, we pride ourselves on the exceptional results we deliver for our customers.”

Virtual College was proud to sponsor the Learning and Performance Institute’s ‘External Learning Solution of the Year’ Award for 2017 won by GoodPractice & Edrington.


Virtual College won the prestigious ‘learning technologies supplier of the year’ 2016/17 in the independently-judged global awards. Virtual College has also been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.

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 2.4 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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