Credit Transfer and RPL – VET

Recognition of Prior Language

RPL can be achieved through the formal recognition of prior study and/or recognition of current and prior work experience i.e. non-formal recognition.

Applying for RPL

Ask for a copy of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Application Form from Reception or download a copy from SC website. The form enables you to provide information about yourself and your request for recognition of prior learning and experience in order to gain credit for that experience against a particular subject/learning segment.

Application Procedure:

1. Meet with the Director of Studies/ RPL Manager to discuss your application. This will give you a clear understanding of the procedure and the evidence/documents that you will need to provide to support your application.

2. Make payment for the RPL application. RPL’s will not proceed until payment has been received.

3. Complete all sections of the form and attach all required evidence as well as the receipt of payment to the Director of Studies/ RPL Manager

4. The application will then be sent to a RPL Assessor for processing.

Credit Transfer – CT

Credit transfers refer to your relevant prior formal learning which you believe demonstrates that you already have the knowledge and competencies of the module/s.

 Applying for Credit transfer

 Ask for a copy of the Credit Transfer Application Form from Reception or download a copy from SC website. The formenables you to request credit for prior learning against a particular subject/learning unit.

Application Procedure:

1. You should meet with your Director of Studies/ RPL Manager to discuss your application, so that you have a clear understanding of the procedure and the evidence/documents that you will need to provide to support your application.

2. After you have discussed your application with your Director of Studies/ RPL Manager, complete all relevant sections and return the form to the Director of Studies/ RPL Manager.

3. The Director of Studies/ RPL Manager will then assess the application and advise you whether or not the credits will be approved. In order for the credits to be approved there must be full equivalence of the unit/s competency.

If the credits are approved by the Director of Studies/ RPL Manager the form will be processed by Admissions and you will be advised accordingly.

Newsletter July

SC EditorRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Credit Transfer (CT)