Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process whereby someone who thinks they already have sufficient theoretical and practical skills in all or part of a course, accreditation or competency can apply for recognition of this and gain "credits" towards completing a course, accreditation or proving competency. Basically it is a desk audit of evidence. Please note that third party evidence has far more weight than claims by applicants that cannot be substantiated.
asctaACCREDITATION offers an RPL process for all courses, accreditations and competencies it issues.
The RPL application clearly explains the outcomes asctaACCREDITATION is required to verify, the evidence the applicant needs to provide and the process of gaining RPL.
asctaACCREDITATION charges a single upfront fee for Teaching and Pool Plant Operations RPLs or a two part fee for Coaching RPL applications. The first part is payable with the application and covers the administrative processing costs of researching, cross checking and verifying claims and making a determination. The second part of the payment is made upon successful finalisation of the application and covers issuing of the accreditation and final processing of the application.
Coaching applications also require a criminal history check to work with children and ASCTA membership. The ASCTA membership registration form and payment should be submitted with the application. Join ASCTA Now to become a member. asctaMEMBERSHIP is included in teaching RPL applications.
Click on the relevant link to download a PDF version of the required RPL application.