Recognition of prior learning: an assessment resource for VET practitioners


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Western Australia. Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD)


This guide has been developed to provide registered training organisations (RTOs) with current information on the recognition of prior learning (RPL) within vocational education and training (VET) assessment strategies. New streamlined approaches to RPL encourage assessment methods that reduce the previous reliance on paper-based evidence and give students the opportunity to gather evidence of their competence in a range of ways that better match the requirements of the unit(s) of competency. Another important shift has been the introduction of far more interactive processes between the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Pathways; Providers of education and training; Assessment; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Recognition of prior learning; Practitioners; Registered training organisation

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: West Perth, Western Australia: Department of Training and Workforce Development, 2013

Physical description: 21 p.

Also called: Recognition of prior learning: an assessment resource for vocational education and training practitioners

Edition: 5th ed.

ISBN: 9781742057514

First published 2005; 2nd edition 2008; 3rd edition 2009; 4th edition 2012

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 118.756

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