Founded in 1995, Virtual College is one of the UK’s leading providers of digital training solutions. Its learning technology team are experts in designing and developing vocational learning solutions – including ready-to-go courses on topics such as safeguarding, health and safety, business compliance, leadership and management as well as developing bespoke digital and blended training transformation programs. To date, Virtual College has supported over 4.2 million registered online learners across both public and private sectors
The partnership will enable both teams to collaborate on digital training projects and programs that require a multi-media blended approach using some of the latest VR / digital learning technologies and tools. Potential commercial opportunities for Virtual College and VR Education have already been identified in sectors such as healthcare, infrastructure, defense, and security. The technology-enhanced learning solutions created will be available to customers across the UK, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar.
Commenting on the collaboration, David Whelan, CEO of VR Education, said:
“Virtual College shares our passion for giving businesses and individuals effective learning solutions. We are delighted to have formed this exciting partnership to enable customers to benefit from a combination of our immersive ENGAGE platform alongside the award-winning content provided by Virtual College and I look forward to updating shareholders on our progress in due course.”
Rod Knox, CEO of Virtual College, added:
“We have always focused on using new technology to enhance the traditional approach to training, and our work with VR Education to deliver training using virtual reality really helps accelerate that theme.
I am tremendously excited at the prospects for our combined proposition and look forward to progressing our relationship in the years ahead.”