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Virtual College has developed into one of the UK’s leading providers of total solutions within the e-learning arena, winning the prestigious ‘E-learning development company of the year 2015’ in the independently-judged global awards. 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 of over 300 online courses, covering a huge range of sectors and their learners’ needs, as well as offering a complete content design and development service.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Progress and Attainment: Using Data to improve Educational Outcomes

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    The course looks at the following topics: Analysis of School Performance; Internal Data; Other Performance measures; such as attendance; Triangulating information; How this information can be used to hold school leaders to account.
  • Best Practice Interviewing Children

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    A guide delivered by leading expert in advocating for refugee children and victims of trafficking; Kalvir Kaur. This course aims to develop greater knowledge of best practice for interviewing children.

  • Age Assessment Law and Practice for Child Victims of Trafficking

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    A guide for all legal professionals who work with separated children seeking asylum and child victims of trafficking whose age might be assessed and/or disputed in various legal contexts.

  • Compliance: Assuring your organisation; keeping it safe; secure and solvent

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers the compliance with relation to SEND; safeguarding; equality; whistleblowing and other aspects that are needed to be known for governors and trustees.

  • Digital Business Skills Suite (Comprises 6 Parts)

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This online training will help learners to implement digital marketing skills and strategies into writing for websites and social media campaigns and begin to have an understanding of analytical data and how to measure the success of a digital marketing campaign. It will help learners to identify the popular social media platforms including Facebook; Twitter and LinkedIn; to be able to describe what they can be used for and to understand how to implement a social media campaign. The training will also enable learners to understand the full benefits of a strong company website; to be able to write for the website and to have a clear understanding of basic web design.

  • Safer Working Practices

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module looks at why people need to undertake training on the protection of children and young people and how to implement safer working practices.

  • Mental and Emotional Health in Schools - Effective Strategies and Support

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module looks at the mental and emotional health of young people and the important role that schools play in supporting them. This module covers the following: why mental and emotional health is important; helpful skills and strategies for supporting young people; putting these strategies into practice; clarifying the boundaries of your role; and looking after your own emotional health.

  • Mental Capacity Act - Basic Awareness V3

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module raises awareness of the key elements of the Mental Capacity Act. It includes sections on: an overview of the Act: assessing mental capacity: protection from liability: making decisions in a person’s best interests: other important parts of the Act and case studies

  • An Introduction to GDPR

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    On the 25th May 2018; the UK will adopt a new piece of legislation known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation; or GDPR. This legislation the UK has chosen to adopt in full will be the biggest change of data protection law in the last twenty years; and will replace the current legislation in place; the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • The Essentials of GDPR

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    On the 25th May 2018; the UK will adopt a new piece of legislation known as the EU General Data Protection Regulation; or GDPR. This legislation the UK has chosen to adopt in full will be the biggest change of data protection law in the last twenty years; and will replace the current legislation in place; the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • TPO's Codes of Practice and Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course has been specifically designed for property agents to assist them in ensuring their business practices are compliant with the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (the CPRs).

  • Team Leader - Creating business Strategy

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module looks at three analytical techniques for considering the organisation’s situation in the strategy planning process. The three techniques that will be looked at are PESTLE; SWOT and stakeholder analysis.

  • Team Leader - Working with Others

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    The module will explore team models and team leadership and look at achieving win-win situations. Applying the right skills in the right situations helps build; develop and maintain excellent collaborative working relationships.

  • Team Leader - Managing Risk

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course covers product risk; the steps of risk management; how to successfully manage risk; and what can go wrong when risks are not managed.

  • Team Leader - Problem Solving

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This course covers problem-solving and decision-making; the possible causes of problems; problem-solving techniques; various problem-solving models; and the consequences of not solving a problem.

  • Team Leader - Introduction to Listening

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers various aspects of listening and emotional intelligence: the impact of communication; effective two-way communication; empathic listening; active listening; considered responses; tips for better listening; providing constructive feedback; managing communications in a team and chairing team meetings.

  • Team Leader - Managing Challenging Conversations

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers how to approach difficult conversations and the steps and principles involved in addressing them. It covers resolving conflict; performance management; reflective activity; effective two-way communication; and generating confidence and commitment in your staff.

  • Customer Service - Customer Excellence in Frontline Staff

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module covers effective call handling; making a good first impression; building rapport; meeting customer needs; internal communication; and objection/complaints handling.
  • Lead Adult Care Worker - Duty of Care in Health and Social Care Settings

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module will present the information you need in order to learn more about your duty of care as a professional care and support worker or practitioner.
  • Lead Adult Care Worker - The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module will present the information you need in order to learn more about your responsibilities as a professional care and support worker or practitioner.