Virtual College is one of the UK’s most successful e-learning producers. Over the last 17 years, it has delivered successful e-learning to over 1m online learners.
E-Learning Centre users now have access to Virtual College courses in six key areas:
• Business improvement
• Managing People
• Health and Safety at Work
• Health and Social Care
• Food hygiene
• ‘Trades essentials’
The Business Improvement section includes courses on 5S, a Japanese management productivity tool aimed at process improvements and 'lean working'; an introduction to using social media to improve business results; as well as implementing equality and diversity policies in the workplace. How to manage equality and diversity along with a wide range of other issues, including learning and development is dealt with in the ‘Managing People’ section.
Courses in the other sections relate to job- and industry specific activities notably for people in the health and social care; food preparation, and manufacturing/ engineering sectors.
David Patterson, a director of Learning Light, which owns the E-Learning Centre and provides advice and help to organisations using e-learning and learning technologies to improve their business performance, commented: “As you would expect from a high quality producer with a long and successful track record in terms of e-learning courses, all the content is highly engaging and compelling. I, for one, can well understand why 1m learners find this learning content helpful.”
The E-Learning Centre website - an information resource about e-learning and learning technologies contains several hundred courses from acknowledged world leaders in generic online courses, including eJ4, eltalking, Vado, PresentationTube, Learning Light and the language specialists, Altissia.
About Learning Light Ltd
Sheffield-based Learning Light, founded, in 2005, provides advice and help to organisations using e-learning and learning technologies to improve their business performance. It’s one of the few organisations in Europe that publishes regular research on the e-learning market notably publishing in-depth reports on the UK and European e-learning markets, encompassing market size, growth projections and technology trends.
Learning Light’s research has been used widely by Governments to inform economic policy; by universities and education establishments; by journalists; by investors evaluating new opportunities and by other research organisations.
Learning Light provides support for clients at all stages of an e-learning project and also offers ready-developed e-learning courses in a variety of topics, as well as a range of courses for the engineering, manufacturing, waste management and recycling sectors. It is a WAMITAB Approved Centre to deliver qualifications.