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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

  • Lead Adult Care Worker - Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module covers the knowledge and skills needed to implement and promote good practice in recording; sharing; storing and accessing information.
  • Lead Adult Care Worker - Communication in Health and Social Care Settings

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module aims to provide a basic understanding of what communication is; and how you can use it to support people who need help. Good communication skills are essential for health and social care professionals.

  • Lead Adult Care Worker - Person-centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

    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.
  • Safeguarding Adults v5

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This training course is for anyone who encounters adults at risk of abuse in the community; in a person’s own home; in a hospital; in a day care or residential setting. This includes formal and informal carers; volunteers; health and social care professionals.

  • Team Leader - Looking at Organisations

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module looks at how different types of organisation vary in terms of their purpose; customers and products or services. It explores how managers in an organisation need to fulfil their roles in order to ensure that the needs of customers are met.
  • Team Leader – External Influences on Organisations

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers the competitive context of organisations and how environmental factors impact on strategy and its implementation.

  • Team Leader - Decision Making

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module covers the principles of effective decision-making with a focus on decision-making tools and techniques.
  • Team Leader – Project Lifecycle

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module covers the project lifecycle; the key stages in the lifecycle of a project and the key roles in a project team.
  • Team Leader – Key Project Documentation

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    This module covers the purpose of key project documentation; how to use relevant project management tools; how to use project documentation for delivering a project and how key project documents are used to ensure effective project delivery.
  • Team Leader – Roles and Responsibilities

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers the roles and responsibilities involved in project management and key roles and responsibilities in a project team. It includes information on how to use a project management tool to monitor project progress.

  • Team Leader – Project Planning

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers the planning and management of a project; the stages involved in developing a project plan; what to include within; and how to deliver against a project plan.

  • Departmental Manager – Managing Remote Teams

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers how to effectively manage remote and multiple teams; how technology can be used to overcome the challenges involved; and how to monitor and maintain remote team performance.

  • Team Leader - Managing Resources

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module covers the steps involved in managing a project; the use of project management tools; and the considerations involved in reviewing project performance.

  • Departmental Manager - Developing High Performing Teams

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module looks at how to develop a high-performing team. It covers the differences between high and low-performing teams and looks at examples of team models. The module includes information on leadership; communication and conflict resolution; with a view to developing a successful team.

  • Departmental Manager - Operational Management Approaches and Models

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    Operational management is a multi-disciplinary field that focuses on managing all aspects of an organisation’s operations in order to produce a quality product or service. The successful interaction of teams is essential to long-term business success.
  • Departmental Manager - Use of Technology

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Technology can potentially make a local company into a global business and generate many benefits. This module looks at the types of technology used for operational planning and management; and how technological innovation can change data management and improve quality; efficiency and productivity.

  • Departmental Manager - Management Reporting

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    A management report is a document which includes information to support the decision-making process within an organisation. Specifically; it presents; clarifies and identifies information researched for making changes or improvements.
  • Departmental Manager - Business Development Tools and Techniques

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    Business development teams are responsible for developing business for new markets; thinking of the future; forming partnerships and developing relationships. These teams work to identify how the market is moving; provide insights into new technological developments; and identify social media and other digital avenues which could enable the company to extend its reach; taking advantage of networking.

  • Departmental Manager - Commercial Acumen and Awareness

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College
    Commercial/business acumen is an understanding of how a business generates revenue and makes profit. Commercial/business awareness is the ability to identify and understand the most significant commercial or business issues in a situation; in order to decide upon an appropriate course of action. This module looks at analysing the commercial environment; identifying new business opportunities; considering opportunities for business growth and improvement; and developing a business case for an opportunity.
  • Departmental Manager - Presenting Your Research Findings

    Online Course | Virtual College

    Virtual College

    This module explores guidelines for writing effective reports and delivering successful presentations.