Open Learning Group (OLG) is a private tertiary institution that offers quality, fully-accredited qualifications through distance learning. They offer programmes in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Procurement Management, Project Management, Finance and Business as well as Management and Leadership. Open Learning Group’s approach allows students the flexibility to study in their own time, with dedicated student support and access to their online student portal OLG4Me.Organisations are also able partner with OLG to upskill their employees with industry relevant learnerships and skills programmes.
For individuals who either have not completed matric or those who have completed matric but do not meet the requirements to study a Higher Education qualification, OLG offers the OLG Access Programme. This programme enables individuals to elevate their Numeracy and English skills and when it is successfully completed, they can then apply for OLG Higher Education Programmes such as the Higher Certificate in Logistics, Project or Procurement Management. Read more about the OLG Access Programme.
Step 1: Get the application form.
Currently, there is no online application process. Please see the below steps for the application process.
*Remember you’ll need an email address. Don’t have one? Get an email address here
Step 2: Check programme details & entry requirements.
Read about the programme to check that you meet the minimum entry requirements. Don’t lose hope if you don’t, an OLG student consultant will assist in recommending a suitable programme so that you can start your learning journey.
Step 3: Check payment options.
OLG will advise on the fees for a specific programme.
If you are unable to pay the full amount upfront, they offer payment plan options to choose from.
Step 4 – Submit application and payment.
Once you have decided to start your learning journey with OLG, they will help you with your application.
Step 5 – Complete payment and final registration.
Once your application is submitted and make payment, OLG will finalise your registration.
Step 6: Welcome to OLG!
Once registered, you will receive an SMS with confirmation of your student number and when you will receive your textbooks and study material as well as login details to OLG4Me, OLG’s student online learning platform.
You can apply any time throughout the year.
If you wish to start studying in the first semester of the year, be sure to apply before March.
If you wish to start studying mid-year, you must register by July.
Dates per programme may vary, confirm the dates by contacting OLG on 011 670 4800
You can provisionally apply for certain programmes, however, when you are successfully registered, the application fee will be credited.
The institution offers a wide variety of qualifications (Higher Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees) in the following fields of study:
You can view all of their courses here.