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A simple breakdown of a typical accreditation process and information about legislated criteria for education and training.


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Content Approval

Creating and Customising Learning Content for Accreditation
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Training Team

Facilitator, assessor and moderator documents must be submitted

Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator Qualifications
The RPL Assessors Role

The RPL Assessors Role

‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ (RPL) assessors are sensitive to the range and variety of evidence that candidates can use and generate to prove skills and knowledge.

How to Audit Knowledge, Skills and Competence for Recognition of Prior Learning

  1. List the specific outcomes for the award.
  2. For each learning outcome consider in terms of: can do / cannot do / have experience of / know and have applied.
  3. Practitioner to allow for discussion, reflection and self-analysis
  4. Record the learning outcomes as Competent / Not Yet Competent
  5. Identify for each learning outcome precisely how, where and when this learning took place.
  6. Candidate to review all learning outcomes for the identified award.

Generic Assessor Responsibilities

  • Assesses and evaluates Candidate evidence against the award standards.
  • Ensures evidence authenticity, currency, reliability and integrity
  • Ensures the evidence has met more than 70% of all the declared learning outcomes
  • Ensures the evidence presented has met the knowledge, skill and competency elements of the award.
  • Judges and allocates a score to the evidence presented in terms of  achieving the standard on a scale of 0 – 100% full achievement.
  • Undertake further assessment of the candidate as appropriate to ensure the candidate meets the standard.
  • Arrange the external authentication of the achievement of the standard by a moderator.
  • Process the results.
  • The assessor will score and grade the evidence in accordance with the scoring and grading mechanisms established for the award. If a qualification is described in unit standards and their specific outcomes, then the assessment criterion for those outcomes must be satisfied.

More about Recognition of Prior Learning

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Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL procedure Infographic

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Have your evidence ready? Organise your documents according to the 8 criteria below.
The Minimum Criteria

The Minimum Criteria

Legislation’s 8-Core Criteria for E&T Accreditation


Organisations aims, objectives and purposes
Dynamic procedures implementing quality management
How the implementation of policies would be monitored and evaluated
How learning programmes would be developed, delivered and evaluated
Policies and procedures for staff selection, appraisal and development .
Policies and procedures for the selection, guidance and support of learners
Assessment management policies and procedures include RPL
Financial, administrative and physical structures and resources, and procedures of accountability within the organization

Managing accredited training organisations

Accreditation is not an administrative function. Many accredited organisations fail to compete as they don't understand the dynamic nature of education for profit.

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