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Virtual College create inspiring learning so that people, organisations and communities succeed and flourish. They do this by putting the learner first and sparking their enthusiasm for learning. They believe the most effective way to deliver great results is to make learning meaningful and engaging, using their experience of delivering training to more than 3.5 million learners and a wide range of organisations.

Virtual College are able to support across all stages of a digital journey.

They have a comprehensive product range, including over 400 ready to go eLearning courses, a proprietary LMS, and a bespoke content development house.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Child Sexual Exploitation

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    A course for those working with vulnerable children; this covers the effects and impacts of sexual exploitation of children. It covers grooming; trafficking; up to date information on CSE; and includes challenges and scenarios for an interactive learning experience

  • Safer Recruitment

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Safer Recruitment is a set of safe principles that cover essential considerations in the recruitment of new staff to any organisation. This course covers advertising; application forms; selecting candidates for interview based on the information they have presented; and post-interview checks before making an offer of employment.

  • Self-neglect

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    The course covers how to identify the signs and symptoms of self-neglect; how to balance addressing the issue of self-neglect with an individual’s right to private life and health; and how to make safe decisions.

  • Early Help and CAF

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This is wide-ranging course covering information-sharing; early help and the Common Assessment Framework. It goes into detail of the knowledge required; the relevant legislation; and how to access help when required. Suitable for social workers; youth and family workers; teachers and anyone working with vulnerable children; adults and families; this is an excellent resource.

  • Fabricated Illness

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Fabricated Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of child abuse that can often go unnoticed. This course describes the symptoms of FII and the risk factors that can lead to it; and includes case studies; guidance for practitioners. It will help those healthcare workers and those working with children to be more aware of FII.

  • Awareness of Domestic Violence and Abuse

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course covers a wide range of information and guidance for all those working with individuals; both child and adult; who are vulnerable to domestic abuse or suffering from it.

  • Adult Sexual Exploitation

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Adult sexual exploitation (ASE) is defined and explained in this course. It includes indicators of ASE; who might be vulnerable to it; how consent is relevant; trafficking and grooming; and how to respond and report. It is useful to anyone working with adults who may be vulnerable.

  • Child and Adult Sexual Exploitation

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course provides information on dealing with both Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and Adult Sexual Exploitation (ASE). Aimed at those who work with vulnerable individuals; it includes guidance on grooming; trafficking; consent and reporting.

  • Child Poverty

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course is relevant for all working with children who may be in poverty; such as social workers; teachers or health workers. It gives information on the reasons for poverty; how to help children and their families; and guidance on multi-agency working and your role as practitioner.

  • Dementia Awareness

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Dementia is a growing problem in today’s society. This course; intended for healthcare professionals and those working with individuals with dementia; covers the symptoms and types of dementia; its treatment and medication; the how to manage communication and care.

  • Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This wide-ranging course contains information and guidance on Mental Capacity Assessment and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards; how to undertake assessments and when they are appropriate; as well as recording the results.

  • Safer Sleeping for Babies

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course; designed for nursery and health workers and those working with babies and their parents; covers the latest information about SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood). It offers guidance; links and challenges for learners.

  • Safeguarding in Healthcare

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This is a wide-ranging course that includes safeguarding for both children and adults; multi-agency working; best practice; consent and confidentiality; and recruitment. It references relevant legislation and contains challenges and case studies to help professionals working with vulnerable children and adults apply their knowledge and skills in their work.

  • Safeguarding in Social Care

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course gives an introduction to safeguarding children; young people and vulnerable adults. It addresses matters such as dignity; mental capacity; person-centred care and information-sharing. It also covers more specific topics; such as dementia and domestic abuse. It contains challenges; interactive infographics and illustrative scenarios to aid understanding.

  • Safeguarding in Children’s Workforce

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course introduces safeguarding; its importance in working with children; and the many associated skills and knowledge required. It includes multi-agency working; how to recognise and deal with abuse; development of children; child-centred practice. Case studies; challenges and scenarios help you to apply your skills in a professional context.

  • LGBT Awareness

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This is a wide-ranging course covering awareness of LGBTQ matters; including health and education; definitions of important terms; bullying and discrimination faced by LGBTQ people; and includes challenges and interactivity to engage learners.

  • Sexual Health

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course on sexual health includes information on safe and risky sexual behaviours; sexually transmitted infections and diseases; consent; contraceptives. There are links and downloads to relevant information and organisations; and challenges for learners to check their knowledge as proceed.

  • Minimising the Risk of Harm from Medicines Overdose

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course is aimed at those who prescribe; administer or dispense medication in a primary or secondary care setting; however it may also be used for patients who self-administer their own medication.

  • Omitted and Delayed Medicines in Hospitals

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    For a variety of reasons; medicine doses are often omitted or delayed in hospital; This can cause serious harm or even death; in some cases for some critical patients; This course is aimed at all healthcare professionals who prescribe; dispense; review; supply or administer medicines in hospitals;

  • Medication Awareness

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge required to support the use of medication in health and social care settings; It provides information on the different types; classifications and forms of medication; as well as providing guidance on safe storage and disposal;

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