Definitions

Recognition of prior learning - The acknowledgement of a person’s skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant recognition in a qualification, course, module or unit of competency.

Recognition of current competencies (or RCC) - The acknowledgement of competencies currently held by a person, acquired through training, work or life experience. More commonly known as recognition of prior learning.

Credit transfer - The granting of status or credit by an institution or training organisation to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency completed at the same or another institution or training organisation.

Last updated: 05 June 2019

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