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ACPE understands that some important adult learning takes place outside of educational institutions. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the assessment of skills or knowledge required for advanced standing where there are no current or formal qualifications as proof.
To receive advanced standing based on RPL you will need to provide evidence that you can meet the learning outcomes for a particular subject.
Please use the application form below to apply for RPL.
RPL Application Form - HE
The evidence used for your RPL assessment must comply with the 'rules of evidence' from the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This means that your evidence must be:
Your assessor may also apply the following principles:
There are four types of evidence that you can collect and present:
This reflects your own work and could include:
In other words, direct evidence is anything that you have either produced yourself or for which you have been primarily responsible.
This is information gathered from others about you, and could include:
A personal statement should be included with every application, but will only be considered as supporting evidence, not as primary evidence.
Your personal statement should include:
In addition to providing evidence, the RPL assessor may contact you and arrange for you to undertake a challenge test to assess your knowledge and skills.
For more information regarding RPL please contact ACPE’s RPL experts on 1300 302 867, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or complete a course enquiry to discuss your pathway options in more detail.
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