Recognition of Prior Learning

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING COURSE

This course is accredited by the ETDP Seta and covers unit standards 116587 at NQF level 7 worth 10 credits. Duration: 4 days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This programme is aimed at those candidates that do not yet have proven competence in Learning & Development (L&D) practice. The programme enables general group and individual advisory and support skills, while giving participants the ability to support learners to understand assessment and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) practices. The programme may also be taken as part of a full generalist qualification at NQF Level 4.

This 4-day Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) skills training workshop aims to recognise the expertise of people who have a deep understanding of outcomes-based assessment in general & of the complexities concerning the legislature & implementation of RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) policies & practices, in particular. Such people are able to promote an awareness of RPL-related issues & provide RPL advice & support, at a systems & strategic level, to a range of people/bodies, including assessors, moderators, evidence facilitators, assessment designers, teachers, trainers, managers, organisations, institutions, companies & enterprises.

It also embraces practitioners who are required to design, develop & implement assessment for any instructional offering which is part of an accredited Higher Education (HE) programme.

COURSE OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course you will be able to define the key concepts associated with RPL you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the conceptual underpinning and purposes of the recognition of prior learning
  • Investigate current RPL practice and opportunities in an organisation or sector
  • Develop RPL policies, procedures and plans for an organisation
  • Provide RPL advice and support
  • Promote RPL practices.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Demonstrate understanding of the conceptual underpinnings and purposes of RPL
  • Investigate current RPL practice and opportunities in an organisation or sector
  • Develop RPL policies, procedures and plans for an organisation
  • Provide RPL advice and support
  • Promote RPL practices
  • Identify and analyse learner needs
  • Prepare and review an individual development plan
  • Provide guidance to learners
  • Maintain records of learner needs and guidance provided
  • Evaluate services provided
  • Determine the purpose(s) of assessment and articulate competences which are to be assessed
  • Determine an assessment strategy and plan assessment activities
  • Implement assessment, evaluate and judge assessment evidence
  • Record, report assessment and provide feedback to candidates

COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Learning programme overview

Module 2: Providing learner support

Module 3: Guide learners about RPL and assessment

Module 4: Collection of Evidence

Module 5: Providing feedback

COURSE COSTING

Total fees: R4500 per learner

Fee covers the following items:

• Learning material

• Learner Portfolios

• Facilitation and Assessment.

• ETDP SETA Statement of Results

• Certification

WHO THIS COURSE WILL BENEFIT

  • Managers
  • SDFs
  • HRM Practitioners