One of the most important features of the Australian Quality Training Framework is the mutual recognition of training organisations and Qualifications including Statements of Attainment.
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) CEAV Institute must accept the credentials issued by another RTOs based in any State/Territory of Australia. The CEAV Institute RTO undertakes to ensure that all Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other RTOs are accepted as valid. A Qualification or Statement of Attainment issued by our organisation will be recognised by RTOs Australia wide under these arrangements.
2.1 Information relating to CEAV Institute’s recognition policy must be provided to all potential enrolling candidates.
2.2 Information relating to CEAV Institutes’s recognition policy must be communicated to all RTO Staff during the Staff Induction
2.3 The CEAV Institute RTO Manager will be responsible for disseminating information on Recognition of Qualifications and
Statements of Attainment issued by other RTO’s via the CEAV Institute Course Handbook.
2.4 The CEAV Institute RTO Training Manager is responsible for managing and assessing national recognition applications for
RPL and Credit Transfer.
2.5 All applications for mutual recognition are to be processed in line with the CEAV Institute Quality Assurance Policy
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer policy and procedure.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of skills and knowledge previously attained through formal training, work experience and/or life experience. Candidates may be eligible for credit into a VET qualification based on relevant prior learning and/or experience. Recognition of Prior Learning is available on application in all VET qualifications offered at the RTO.
Recognition of skills and knowledge involved in a unit of competency attained through relevant work and/or life experiences. Credit for course unit(s) may be granted where appropriate and sufficient evidence is provided to demonstrate that learning outcomes or competencies have been previously attained, and have been retained, by the candidate.
Credit transfer means the granting of status or credit by an institution or training organisation to candidates for (subjects) or units of competency completed at the same or another institution or training organisation.
As a Registered Training Organisation CEAV Institute accepts the credentials issued by another registered training organisation based in any State/Territory of Australia. CEAV Institute undertakes to ensure that all Certificates and Statements of Attainment issued by any other registered training organisation are accepted as valid. The candidate will be contacted within 21 days about the credit transfer application and informed of the outcome
Applying for RPL
Candidates must enrol in the course/units and pay the administration fee while the RPL process is undertaken.
Step 2 Obtain the RPL Handbook for Students from the RTO Training Manager or from the CEAV Institute website.
Step 3 Discuss your RPL Application with your trainer if possible
Step 4 Submit your completed RPL Application, using the RPL Handbook with suggested evidence. Students will need to
arrange an interview to discuss the RPL application. This can be face to face or by telephone for regional/interstate candidates.
Step 5 During the interview you will be informed of the outcome. Many students will be asked to provide additional evidence.
If your application is successful the unit and/or course fee relating to your enrolment will be recalculated and you will then be
invoiced for remaining course fees. If you have already paid the course fees, the fee relating to your enrolment will be
recalculated. A refund will then be made where necessary
The candidate will be contacted within 21 days about the RPL and/or credit transfer application and informed of the outcome which will be one of the following:
Fees and charges for assessment are provided with course information.