2014-01-28 11:24:54 - A raft of online learning courses from Virtual College is now available to customers of The E-Learning Centre website.
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.
Further information from:
David Patterson/ Gill Broadhead, Learning Light, +44 (0)114 223 2442
Bob Little, Bob Little Press & PR, +44 (0)1727 860405