Virtual College reaches two million learners

Ilkley-based online training provider, Virtual College, is celebrating after reaching its latest milestone of two million online learners and is launching a major recruitment drive to support further expansion.

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.

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 4 awards including gold for’ E-learning development company of the year.’

Rod continued: “If you haven’t taken one of our online courses yet, the chances are a member of your family has.”

“We have ambitious plans to reach twenty million learners by 2020 so we need to recruit additional, talented and enthusiastic staff to service this growth.”

Virtual College now employs over 140 members of staff and is looking to recruit for a number of positions including product design and development, customer account management, business development, customer service and administrative roles.

Virtual College’s, HR Manager, Fiona Robinson commented:” These positions offer a fantastic opportunity to be involved 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.”

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

Written on 16th March 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News