Accredited education and training provider in South Africa

Accredited education and training provider in South Africa from Open Learning Group (PTY) Ltd

By: Open Learning Group (PTY) Ltd  11-03-2011
Keywords: ACE: Advanced Certificate in Education, Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET), Assist & Support,

On the logistics side Open Learning Group presents training and contact sessions as well as graduations in locations across the country. Client needs are carefully assessed and a customised solution is implemented and managed throughout the process.  Currently training is offered by approved and accredited trainers and facilitators to learners in over 100 venues countrywide.  The OLG methodology entails face-to-face delivery; continuous support and learner-paced programmes that are interactive and contextualised.  Learner information is managed on an electronic management system that is web-based and allows monitoring of progress by staff, learners and/or managers/ stakeholders on a minute-by-minute basis.  Classes are monitored by project managers who carry out site inspections to assess the attendance as well as the progress of each learner as part of the quality assurance process.  Learner needs are assessed and problems diagnosed especially when they are not meeting outcomes.  Reports are provided to clients on a monthly basis that allow easy management of return on investment (ROI).
A supporting arm operates across both academic and logistic units and provides support to students and corporate clients in the form of financial services hosting readily available funding for students through education; customer services; quality management services; marketing support services and administrative support services.  OLG also offers accreditation support as well as assessment support for competency development; SETA funding; accreditation services applications as well as applications for new course developers.  Career guidance and psychometric testing can also be provided to ensure that learners align their future professions with their passion and talents.
Training & Academic
On the academic side OLG offers tailor-made courses and qualifications that are delivered to support and serve individual students as well as corporate and industrial clients.  The five current focus areas are business, skills, risk, education and information technology and a variety of certificates, diplomas, degrees, and postgraduate degrees are included in the available curriculum.  Popular programmes often presented include Adult Basic Education Training (ABET) that has over 2 000 learners currently with an average attendance and a pass rate in excess of 80 percent, a Further Education and Training (FET) Certificate in Marketing, an FET Certificate in Wealth Management, a National Certificate in Logistics Management; Learnerships; a National Certificate in Wholesale and Retail Operations; ETDP skills programmes such as the Assessor course and the Moderator course; risk management programmes such as the Safety, Health and Environmental course (SHE Rep); the Incident Analysis HBTA Process course; the Supervisor Safety course; and the Train-the-trainer course and programmes offered through the partnership with the North-West University such as a National Professional Diploma in Education; a B.Ed Honours Degree as well as short courses in end user computing.  Programmes can be customised to ensure that learners are able to apply new skills in the workplace.

Keywords: ACE: Advanced Certificate in Education, Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET), Assist & Support, Design and Develop Outcomes-Based Assessment, Drivers Learner and Licence Training (DLLT), Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control Course (HIRAC), Hons BEd (Honours Degree in Education), Incident Analysis HBTA Process, Legal Liability (Occupational Health and Safety), Management: Certificate in Logistics Management, Marketing (FET Certificate), NPDE (National Professional Diploma in Education), Outlook (Microsoft), SAMTECH (Safety Management Technical Course), SHE Representative Training Course, Skills Development Facilitator (SDF), Supervisor Safety Training Course, Wholesale and Retail Distribution (National Certificate), Wholesale and Retail Operations (National Certificate),

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