What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Developed by the Australian Government in the late 1990s, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a direct evaluation process which gets you the qualifications you merit by assessing your aptitudes, information and experience.

By finishing a self-evaluation, what's more, giving important supporting proof, you can accomplish a Nationally Perceived Qualification in a matter of weeks through our various Registered Training Organisation (RTO) partners.

A direct appraisal process which gets you the qualifications you deserve by exploring your abilities and work experience.

Determine your eligibility for RPL by conducting a Skills Review. When it’s completed, you’ll have a discussion with an RPL specialist who will walk you through the process and any all your questions.

After you identify the qualifications you’re eligible for, it’s time to get started! You’ll receive a welcome call from your appointed Account Manager who will also then send a number of documents for you to begin.

Your Account Manager will work with you to gather your supporting evidence. Going through all of your work experience and determining suitable evidence, assisting you throughout.

We organise and compile your evidence in line with the units of your sought after qualification. Once complete we can submit your portfolio to one of our RTO partners.

The RPL Process is complete, provided you meet the requirements of each unit. You’re then issued with a Nationally Recognised Qualification from the Registered Training Organisation. Congratulations!

Some examples of the evidence you can provide to prove your experience are:


  • Employment contracts
  • Job descriptions
  • Testimonials from employers, managers and colleagues
  • Reference letters
  • Completed projects
  • Work sheets
  • Email correspondence
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Competency conversation
  • Previously attended training & workshops
  • Prior study and transcripts
  • Reports
  • Business plans
  • Resume with industry experience & job roles
  • Meeting minutes
  • Any “on the job” training

Genuine - You’ll want to ensure that all evidence is your own work and that it’s apparent that it’s yours. Plagiarism or using work of other people will not be accepted.

Current - When providing evidence, it’s important that it’s from either the present or recent past. Any longer and it might not be considered relevant.

Sufficient - This identifies the quantity and quality of the evidence provided. You need to guarantee you have enough proof so that all parts of competency are fulfilled.

  • Acknowledges value of learning outside a formal setting, e.g. values and recognises learning in the workplace.
  • Eliminates unnecessary repetition and stepping back into a class room environment.
  • A variety of qualifications across a broad range of industries.
  • An inconceivably speedy and straightforward process.
  • Industry experts at hand from start to finish.
  • Reduction in study costs. Affordable prices with payment options to suit all budgets.
  • RPL can be achieved anywhere in a time frame you are comfortable with.