London College of Self Study belongs to a group of successful entrepreneurs and business men and women. Their appreciation of the value that a good education adds to a person's success is a common theme among the board.At the head of the organisation is Mr S P van Blerk. Having studied Civil Engineering in Cape Town, he set up his own road construction company which he developed and then sold. Moving into the area of large civil construction projects, he set up a retaining wall construction company. This grew under his leadership and he now owns and runs a plant that manufactures blocks and retaining wall structures, with several of his own patented designs and structures. Further to this he has both retail and wholesale sales divisions and a separate installation and construction company. He has worked on large projects for the Government sector as well as both large and small developers, and was awarded several construction contracts for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Having personally experienced how valuable employees are when they have developed themselves via distance learning, he wanted to provide an affordable route for other people. He has been voted “Business Man of the Year” on several occasions. He is also a highly successful sports man, where he has won events at very high levels.Another board member, Mrs Anna van Blerk has qualifications in Psychology and has worked with under privileged youth groups as well as in the sports psychology arena. An accomplished pottery enthusiast, she has worked on difficult techniques she developed with a partner in South Africa combining the use of Raku glazing and even precious metals in pottery. Exhibitions of her work have been held in prestigious locations where she has combined pottery with the Japanese art of flower arranging (Ikebana). She is a qualified Ikebana Instructor, and has qualifications in Nutrition from UNISA. She has used this, together with her knowledge of Sports Psychology to help several athletes prepare and train for their future careers. Other members who bring with themThey are supported by other members of the board who bring with them a variety of skills and qualifications combined with many years of practical experience in the fields of Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals, International Accountancy Consultancy, International Finance and Banking Development, IT and Web Development to name a few.Having seen how valuable the employees are when they have added to their education, they got together to provide high quality self study courses at affordable prices. They felt this was the best way to provide an opportunity for all people to improve their education and empower themselves in the workplace.Quality is the key to what they offer. All courses are carefully vetted and checked to ensure that they are relevant to today's workplace.Student's who complete a full Diploma, or even a single module, will find that they have practical materials and knowledge that they can use to the benefit of their employer and o enhance their working experience.
London College of Self Study belongs to a group of successful entrepreneurs and business men and women. Their appreciation of the value that a good education adds to a person's success is a common theme among the board.At the head of the organisation is Mr S P van Blerk. Having studied Civil Engineering in Cape Town, he set up his own road construction company which he developed and then sold....Read More
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