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Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner

Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner is an advanced certificate program that provides practical training in all aspects of the recognition of prior learning field. The program will prepare you in recognition of prior learning practices such as PLAR, credit transfer and qualification recognition, with emphasis on prior learning assessment and recognition practices.

Application for admission is not required to enrol in individual courses of this program. When you have completed all required courses and met admission requirements, you may apply to graduate from the Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner program.

For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit.For further information see the Transfer Credit Page or the PLAR Cadidate Guide located on the program page.

Course materials can be ordered from the bookstore or by calling 1-866-569-8398. Please have your Course Reference Number (CRN) and Course Code ready when placing your order.


Course content will provide you with an orientation to the strategies and processes used to advise individuals seeking recognition for their prior learning.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL 200)


Additional costs: Course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
February 6, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$406.50OnlineCRN: 201603-173
You will be introduced to the principles, practices and processes involved in the recognition of prior learning. You will also study the various roles of the practitioner.

Additional costs: Course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
February 6, 2017 - June 16, 2017
Registration deadline: February 6, 2017
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$406.50Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-172
You will focus on the various types and applications of portfolios in the context of attaining recognition for prior learning.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL 200)


Additional costs: Course manual
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 9, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017
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$374.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-174
You will develop assessment techniques, strategies, processes and tools designed specifically for assessing prior learning.

Prerequisites: Introduction to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL 200)


Additional costs: Text(s) and materials
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 11, 2016 - February 24, 2017
Registration deadline: October 11, 2016
Register Online
$406.50Home Study (Print)CRN: 201609-21
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