How do I set up a paid class and when do I receive course earnings?


This article explains how to set up a pay-to-enrol class. OpenLearning charges a 5% transaction fee to educators per enrolment. 

Payments processed through OpenLearning will also incur payment processing fees from PayPal, Braintree or MOLPay ranging from 2.3%-4.5% depending on the currency and payment method.

Courses enrolments can be charged in one of the following currencies:

  • AUD
  • MYR
  • SGD
  • USD

Go to Course Setup > General and scroll down to Classes in Your Course.

Click on Change Class.


Select the Paid option underneath Enrolment Cost, set your course fee and click Save.



OpenLearning collects all students' enrolment fees on the Educator's behalf.

We transfer funds to Educators on a monthly basis, minus our 5% transaction fee and payment processing fees from PayPal, Braintree or MOLPay (that range from 2.3%-4.5% depending on the currency and payment method).

You are paid your course earnings via PayPal.

You must send your PayPal details to

We process course payments on the last working day of each month. These include enrolments up to the 30th/31st of the month.

Funds are transferred to your PayPal account within 10-15 days after month end. You will receive an email notification with details of payment after the funds transfer has been affected.

For more information on queries regarding setting up and managing paid courses, check out our Pricing page or email us at


Currently, we offer the following forms of payment:

  • Paypal
  • Credit card (Visa, Mastercard)
  • MOLPay (only available if the price of the course is in Malaysian Ringgit)


In many cases, yes this can! Please refer to this article for how to request an invoice: Can an organisation pay for course enrolments via invoice?

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