Recognition of Prior Learning

Is this course for me?
The module is suitable for education practitioners. This module provides participants with a deep understanding of the policies and procedures associated with the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

It will provide participants with an appreciation of the complexities associated with the management of RPL in Further and Higher Education Institutions. This module which is practically based and interactive, is aimed at developing the lecturers and other potential assessors with the knowledge and competencies to enable them to become effective assessors of RPL candidates.

Subjects taught


Recognition of Prior Learning Mandatory 10

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 8 Honours Degree in any discipline, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2). If you do not have an Honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Application dates

Application form link below.
Please return the completed application form to:

Registry Office
Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Port Road
Co Donegal
F92 FC93

or submit by e-mail to


12 weeks part-time.

Post Course Info

Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Master of Arts in Learning & Teaching

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Further Education Institutions
Higher Education Institutions

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
RPL Assessor
RPL Facilitator
External Engagement Officer

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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