Access to Higher Education Courses & QCF Vocational Courses

Virtual Learning Environment

Your course will be conducted by Distance Learning. At the heart of our learning system is the Ixion College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

With Ixion College, once you’ve paid for your course or your student loan is authorised (and we have assigned you your tutor), we will e-mail you your login information to gain access onto the VLE system (normally, within 2 working days) and then you can start your course work.

The VLE User Guide

You will be given this user guide when you start your course with Ixion College which provides a clear understanding of how the VLE works and how it can be navigated along with some tips and guidance on completing your course.

Log-In (users until May 2017)

The URL web address for the VLE is:

Log-In (From June 2017)

You will be sent new VLE details from our co-ordinators to use our new VLE system

Learn / Download / Upload – the VLE process

Your Course Workbook

Stage 1: Learn – Download & use your workbook to get the knowledge and insights needed for your coursework.

Your Answer Template Sheets

Stage 2: Download and complete the activity sheet templates needed to complete each unit.

Stage 3: Upload – Submit all completed work into the necessary unit on the VLE for review by your tutor. Our Assessors will also mark your work using the VLE system.

Learning Log:

You must record any activities taken as part of your course each day you use the VLE, you can record this within the Monthly Log's available on the VLE. This will be viewed by your Tutor and used as a reference about the about of time you have spent learning your course


Ixion College uses the latest online learning technology. We use Virtual Learning Environment for you to download your workbooks and answer/assignment sheets and to upload your work to (in a timely fashion) for your tutor to support you and then for a separate independent Quality Assessor to assess your work. (We can ONLY accept your assignment/work etc submission in this way). If successful in your assessment, you then receive your certificate.

Welcome to Ixion College. Ixion College is a brand owned by Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Ltd. Your learning agreement, should you wish to take a course with Ixion College, will be with Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Ltd under Ixion's UKPRN 10033758.

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