Skills Development

SAVRALA recognises the importance of education and partners with accredited providers to address member needs. By enhancing the knowledge and skills of professionals within the industry, SAVRALA aims to drive growth, innovation, and excellence in the vehicle rental and leasing sector.


SAVRALA can facilitate requests for generic learnerships and SETA funding for those member organisations that require assistance. These requests need to reach SAVRALA by February every year to meet the SETA deadline for funding requests in April.
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SAVRALA has negotiated Training through two different Vendors. The core modules (content) is the same, but each training institution brings different benefits to the end user depending on their needs. On a high level the differences can be summarised in the following table:

Online courses or in person Online and in person Online and in person
Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private Higher Education Institution (PHEI) Yes Yes
Offer SAVRALA Fleet Management as a stand-alone course Yes (with SAVRALA content)
See: SLP Fleet Management
Yes (with SAVRALA content)
Can package the SAVRALA Fleet Management course as Credit towards a qualification Yes
Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Transport Supervision (NQF Level 4)
Higher Certificate in Management: Fleet Management
Offer other accredited courses and qualifications Yes, but more focused on Transport & Logistics courses Has a bigger variety of courses on offer
BEE accreditation Level 1 n/a

*More information and contact details can be found below

SAVRALA Fleet Management programme

The short learning programme in fleet management was developed by SAVRALA member organisations for the fleet management and leasing industry. The course is offered as self-study online-course in partnership with the Open Learning Group.

Alternatively, the short learning programme can also be offered in contact mode to SAVRALA members, corporate clients or public sector entities interested in furthering the fleet management skills of their employees. The three-day course is presented by facilitators that have extensive knowledge and experience in the fleet management and leasing industries. This course is offered by either “OPEN LEARNING GROUP” OR “STADIO”.

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The Open Learning Group (OLG), a leading provider of online education, is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with SAVRALA (South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association) to offer a wide range of educational programs to all SAVRALA members. This collaboration aims to address SAVRALA’s priority of enhancing education within the vehicle rental and leasing industry, providing professionals with the skills and knowledge required to excel in their roles.

“We are excited to partner with SAVRALA in delivering high-quality educational programs to their members,” said Dr. Hennie Scheepers, Managing Director at Open Learning Group. “Our collaboration aims to empower professionals in the vehicle rental and leasing industry, equipping them with the necessary skills to thrive in a rapidly evolving business landscape.”

Highlighting Open Learning Group’s commitment to transformation and inclusivity, the organization proudly holds BBB-EE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) Level 1 status, ensuring opportunities for historically disadvantaged individuals within the industry.

OLG holds accreditations with several reputable institutions and regulatory bodies, ensuring the quality and credibility of their programs. The programmes on offer are mainly aimed at entities with a need for education and skills development, for administrators, and junior to middle management in the Road Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain industries. In addition to the formal qualifications offered online, OLG also delivers a number of SETA/QCTO programmes via learnerships.

Read more about the OLG programmes at: Logistics & Supply Chain – Open Learning Group

SAVRALA sees this partnership with OLG as a strategic step towards addressing their educational priorities.

Contact OLG for further information or assistance.


SAVRALA currently endorses certificates and diploma programmes with specialisation in Fleet Management offered through STADIO. STADIO is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration Number 2008/HE07/004.

Read more about these programmes at: Distance Learning | STADIO

At STADIO, we believe in the future of our nation. We want to make a difference by offering greater access to higher education, ensuring that every South African has the opportunity to become the most empowered version of themself. By investing in the human potential all around us, we can grow minds, dreams and employment to ultimately benefit our nation as a whole.

We take a profound interest in what our students want, and what our country and the world of work needs. We offer higher education specially designed to meet industry requirements and to accommodate our students’ diverse lifestyles. At the end of the day, we have an opportunity to not just help individuals realise their dreams, but to help a nation grow stronger.

The time to do something great for South Africa is now. That’s why we’ve united our collective experience with one goal. To empower the nation by widening access to higher education.

We have brought together four highly prestigious institutions – Southern Business School, Embury Institute for Higher Education, LISOF and Prestige Academy – with a collective experience of over 100 years in providing quality, affordable higher education. We are proud to offer an array of accredited qualifications via contact, distance and blended learning, across nine campuses, to over 30 000 students.

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