Recognition of Prior Learning
What is RPL
DiB agrees, that’s why we’re proud to partner with Asset Training Australia (RTO # 31718) to offer our members a unique opportunity to gain Australian nationally recognised qualifications (Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas) via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
What is RPL?
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway offered by Registered Training Organisations such as Asset Training Australia for individuals to gain a nationally recognised qualification.
Generally, to achieve a qualification you would undertake a training program followed by an assessment process. The RPL pathway is a substitute for the standard assessment process for individuals who have gained the same knowledge and skills through their experience rather than through a training program. This process recognises that experience can be as valuable as undertaking training. For example, you may have practical experience managing a unit of defence personnel, but no formal qualification in management. Through the RPL process, you could be awarded a Diploma of Leadership & Management.
We understand that people acquire knowledge and skills from other training programs (both accredited and non-accredited), employment within various industries as well as participation in voluntary, social and recreational activities. By documenting and assessing this experience (or prior knowledge), our assessors may be able to align this experience to competencies in the Australian Qualifications Framework.
In cases where an applicant can supply evidence that aligns completely with the requirements of the unit or qualification applied for, Asset Training Australia can issue the relevant Qualification or Statement of Attainment without the candidate requiring further training/assessment.
Download the RPL guide for more information.
Why Through DiB
DiB have partnered with Asset Training Australia primarily because of their unique capability to offer RPL services to current and former Defence Members. Members seeking to have their service experience count towards their career can truly benefit.
What makes this service unique is that the RPL assessment process for DiB members is conducted by assessors with extensive Defence experience who fully understand your background. This provides the best opportunity for recognising your skills, capabilities and experience to assist in gaining the maximum possible qualifications to improve your career prospects. Most importantly Asset Training Australia's user friendly process saves you time, money and effort because you don’t have to sit through training in areas you have already achieved in your Defence career.
- Business and administration
- Training and assessment
- Human resources
- Investigative services
- Leadership and management
- Project management
- Security and risk management
- Work health and safety
If you are looking for a different qualification, please let us know and we will be able to direct you to someone who will be able to help.
As a special offer to DiB members, get 50% off your second qualification when you apply for RPL through Asset Training Australia.
So contact us below to get those missing qualifications you probably already have now!