RPL within the oQSf
Candidates deserve credit or acknowledge- ment for their competences, skills and knowledge, even if these have been gained through informal education or have been acquired in the course of their working lives or in participation in society and community activities outside formal places of learning.
RPL provides formal recognition for knowledge or skills gained on the job or as a result of other informal or unstructured learning experiences.
Candidates might seek RPL for various reasons. There are two main forms of RPL which reflect the different purposes and different processes within which RPL takes place namely:
- RPL for access
- RPL for credit