WHAT IS RPL?

Nationally recognised qualifications earned through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can give you an edge.

Are you interested in:

  • Increasing your career security?
  • Re-entering the workforce?
  • Securing a new job or internal promotion?
  • Credit towards further study at university?
  • Meeting industry compliance requirements?

Applying for a job with a formal qualification rather than just your practical experience gives employers confidence in your skill level.

What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

RPL stands for Recognition of Prior Learning. It is a process through which the experience, skills and knowledge that you already have can be converted to nationally recognised qualifications.

Getting qualifications through RPL means that you don’t have to sit in a classroom and learn about things that you already know. You can just show evidence that you’ve covered it in your job.

You may also need official qualifications (that piece of paper!) to meet government regulations for certain jobs, or to progress into higher-paying roles.

A minimum of six months of relevant experience is required and the experience cited as evidence must be from the last five years.

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