assessment that makes use of indirect evidence of achievement and/or evidence from activities that are undertaken without first requiring additional learning; often called recognition or assessment of current competencies; the term 'recognition' is meant to imply that skills and knowledge will be recognised by some form of assessment against established criteria. ( More details)
The formal acknowledgment of skills, knowledge and competencies that are gained through work experience, informal training and life experience. Has the same meaning as Recognition of Current Competencies.
is now known as Recognition of Current Competency (RCC). Also see Community Services Training Package.
For those who have been working in the industry and are recognized practitioners in their field, a scheme is available to upgrade qualifications and complete a Bachelor of Science Photography degree. Each situation is considered individually. The applicant must discuss the details with the Program Leader.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgment of a person's current skills and knowledge acquired through previous education, training, work or life experience.
a process of identifying and assessing the value of an individual's prior experience and/or learning, whether or not it is certified, against the requirements of a particular course to determine the exemptions or advanced standing that may be granted towards that particular course.
The process where you can seek credit towards your UTS degree on the basis of previous study, skills attained through employment and some life skills.
General term used to describe the University's policy of acknowledging learning in other contexts that can be applied to the knowledge, skills and understanding outcomes of study in award programs.
(RPL) The acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, that may be used to grant status or credit in a subject or module.
Involves the determination on an individual basis of the competencies obtained by a learner through previous formal training, work experience and/or life experience and the consequent advanced standing to which the learner is entitled in a training course.
Recognition of competencies currently held, regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred. Under the Australian Recognition Framework, competencies may be attained in a number of ways, including: formal or informal training and education; work experience; general life experience; any combination of the above. In order to grant RPL, the assessor must be confident that the candidate can present evidence that he or she is currently competent against the endorsed industry or enterprise competency standards or outcomes specified in Recognition Authority accredited courses. The evidence may take a variety of forms and could include certification, references from past employers, testimonials from clients and work samples. The assessor must ensure that the evidence is authentic, valid, reliable, current and sufficient.
Recognition of prior learning allows a person to receive recognition and credit for the skills and knowledge they have, no matter how and where they were attained. This can include skills and knowledge from previous study or from work and life experiences.
The recognition of competencies currently held regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred. RPL assesses the individualâ€™s prior formal and/or informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual is currently competent against the required learning/competency outcomes or standards of entry to, and/or partial or total completion of a qualification (or course).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the recognition given for the knowledge and skills a student has acquired through work experience, education, training, and life experiences. Thomson Education Direct acknowledges that relevant knowledge and skills can be acquired through a variety of means, not just through formal education and training. Refer to our About Us section for a detailed look at the RPL process.
a process which is undertaken whereby credit is awarded for demonstrated competence achieved through work, life experiences or study outside the framework of formal credentials and prior to enrolment in a course.
The acknowledgment of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work, or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject or module. Source: Department of Education, Science and Training, National Training System Glossary.
The assessment for credit, exemption or studies-in lieu of a range of prior learning from: a recognised higher education institution; TAFE or other Vocational and Education Training provider; professional body, enterprise, private educational institution or other similar body; work experience or other forms of practical experience including voluntary work; or life experience.
Comparing qualifications that are not registered in terms of the National Qualifications Framework with NQF qualifications to see whether they conform to the national standard. This allows a learner's previous training to be recognised under the NQF.For more information visit the SAQA website.
The comparison of the previous learning and experience of a learner, howsoever obtained, against the learning outcomes required for a specified qualification, and the acceptance for purposes of qualification of that which meets the requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning, Prior Learning Assessment, or Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition, describes the set of standards and procedures put in place by educational institutions to assign advanced standing to prospective students. Typically referred to as RPL or PLA by education professionals, it is most often associated with adult education.