Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway, individuals with relevant experience may utilise to recognise their skills and knowledge gained through an evidenced work experience, life experience, training
courses and work based training. This is assessed against the evidence requirements of one or more units of competency.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is defned in the AQF as follows:
Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit. (Source: © Australian Qualifcations Framework Council, Issued November 2012)