Introduction to Ray Strodl Consulting


Ray Strodl Consulting was formed in 2000 to develop training material, run programs, assess for competency based and unit standards-based skills programs/qualifications, consult to financial services companies and to provide advice to education bodies and learning providers on skills development in sales, marketing, financial planning, banking and investments.

The company was restructured and registered as RSC The Knowledge Network (Pty) Ltd in 2012 and then Ray Strodl Consulting (Pty) Ltd registered in 2016, to comply with department of education requirements for training providers providing SAQA and QCTO accredited qualifications.

As we believe that it is important to become computer and online orientated to take advantage of changes happening, Ray Strodl Consulting (Pty) Ltd worked on converting to online training in 2018 and converted to 100% online in 2020. RSC is now accredited as an online provider and training in the cloud is one of the maun focusses of our company.

The Knowledge Network(Pty) Ltd is focussed on the following areas:

  • Financial Planning and Advice support for advisers and clients
  • Short credit bearing training, skills programs and part qualifiations that lead to SAQA accredited qualifications in financial services
  • Computer-Based Education development
  • Moodle based eLearning development and support systems
  • Skills development using the cloud and technology
  • Online Textbook publishing
  • RSC Network of professional in training and financial advice

Introduction to RSC

Ray Strodl Consulting (Pty) Ltd is the registered training provider focussed on:

  • Registered provider and accredited with INSETA, QCTO theough Higher Education
  • INSETA and SAQA qualifications during the train out period
  • QCTO qualifications in financial advice and services as they are acctedited and accepted by the FSCA
  • Class of business training and assessment
  • Regulatory exam preparation
  • Continuing professional development and pathway towards CFP® and other financial services professional positions.
  • Professionalisim in the financial services industry. is the website that supports both of these companies in their endeavours in the following areas:

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Short term insurance
  • Investments
  • Wealth Creation and Management
  • Medical Aids
  • Financial Planning – Personal and Corporate
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Management
  • Creativity
  • Compliance
  • Project Management
  • Personal Development and growth

Getphat Studios is a resource owned by Ray Strodl (Sole Proprietor)

The studio was designed and built by Jeff Strodl, Grant Bezuidenhout, Steve Grenfell and Ray Strodl as a resource for the SA music industry and it went into a period of hibernation when Grant and Steve went overseas as sound engineers for major SA acts.

Ray Strodl re-equipped the studio and it now provides recording and studio support to RSC and is practice facility and recording studio for a small number of SA bands and musicians:

  • Recording studio for voice-overs and eBooks
  • Logic Pro equipped recording studio for music, voice overs and eBooks
  • Studio for videos and podcasts
  • Practice venue for development of new music
  • Youtube videos and Channels resource
  • Online learning support resources

Getphat website and facebook page supports the above and provides a blog on SA music, musicians and the industry at the following linsk:

Getphat Facebook

R Strodl does not use his personal Facebook account for business or training matters so please link to the RSC Facebook page and “like” our page to keep up to date with developments by clicking on the FB logo below:

 If you are interested or involved in his many passion projects which include:
  • Philosophy and comparitive religion
  • Politics
  • Music and the SA Music Scene
  • Authors
  • Artists
  • Photography
  • Creativity
  • Martial Arts

Feel free to contact him on his personal facebook where he activly avoids Training, Development, Business and the financial servcies industry at: Raymond Strodl – Facebook page

Ray Strodl is active on Linkedin  and Twitter @rstrodl