OLC (Europe) Ltd (The College) is an Independent Further and Higher Education Institution, registered with QAA and UKPRN operating in Manchester, Bolton, Oldham and London in the UK. The College provides notable scholarship, education, professional training and research for both UK and overseas students, in a range of Leadership and Management, Teacher Training and Engineering disciplines. The College is committed to widening participation by promoting educational opportunities for mature and alternatively qualified students, as well as, for college and school leavers, who are more traditionally qualified.

The College is accredited and certified to run education provision with approvals from British Accreditation Council, Pearson EDEXCEL, QAA, IOSH, CIEH, ISO 9001: 2015, LRQA, The College of Teachers, Chartered Institute of Credit Management and many other professional bodies.

The College works closely with UK Public Colleges and UK Universities on the provision of Level 4 and Level 5 graduate Business programmes and has a continuing partnership with Sunderland College to deliver Level 4 and Level 5 Health and Social Care programmes (from November 2017) and with NCG (from 2020) to provide Top-up Degrees in Business Management Degrees and Health and Social Care.

In pursuit of overseas collaborations OLC have continued membership with BUSINET, a group of over 100 international HEIs and has also signed Memorandums of Understanding with Chinese, Polish and Russian Universities.

& Affiliates

255,000 +

Hours Student Placement in Healthcare

500 +

Scholarly Publication up to 2022


European ERASMUS Funded Project 2020 - 2022

30,000 +

Learners, Graduates and Examinations

120 +

Local UK, Employment Partners


International Academic Collaborations