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1. Is it easier and cheaper just to enrol in the subjects?

In most cases, applying for recognition will save you money because you do not have to pay resource fees. If you have gaps in your skills and need to attend classes, you will have to pay the necessary fees and charges. [back to top]

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2. Is it a difficult process to go through when applying for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

No. It is not a difficult process as support from the staff are able to:

  • Provide you with information on the RPL process
  • Provide help in completing forms
  • Explain the costs involved within the RPL process
  • Discuss what is needed to support your application

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3. What is the assessment process?

Once the assessor and you reach an agreement that you are eligible for the RPL process you will be required to gather evidence which proves your competence. Providing evidence may involve the following:

  • Providing photos/videos of different tasks while on the job
  • Answering questions about your work skills and experience
  • Demonstrating your skills and knowledge by completing practical tasks
  • Providing supporting evidence such as a resume, job description, references, workplace documents
  • Evidence must conf irm that you have shown competence over a period of time and you can work to industry standards
  • Where possible assessors carry out interviews in the workplace so you have access to workplace documents making it is easier for you to demonstrate your skills. [back to top]

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4. If I need help at any time during the process, who do I contact?

You can contact the assessor at any time to discuss the RPL process or to get help to gather supporting evidence. [back to top]

5. Is previous study completed years ago accepted as evidence for recognition?

Yes, but you will need to show how you have applied and maintained the skills and knowledge over a period of time. [back to top]

6. What happens if I can't find my old qualifications?

Contact the organisation where you completed your studies as they may be able to provide you with a copy of your qualification. If this is not possible, you will need to demonstrate your competence in other ways which you can discuss with your assessor.
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7. Can I just demonstrate my skills instead of having to locate previous qualifications?

Yes. You can demonstrate your skills and knowledge without having to present your qualifications.
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7. Can I just demonstrate my skills instead of having to locate previous qualifications?

Yes. You can demonstrate your skills and knowledge without having to present your qualifications. [back to top]

8. Is anyone eligible to apply for recognition?

Yes, anyone is able to apply for RPL. [back to top]

1. Is it easier and cheaper just to enrol in the subjects?

In most cases, applying for recognition will save you money because you do not have to pay resource fees. If you have gaps in your skills and need to attend classes, you will have to pay the necessary fees and charges. [back to top]

2. Is it a difficult process to go through when applying for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

No. It is not a difficult process as support from the staff are able to:

  • Provide you with information on the RPL process
  • Provide help in completing forms
  • Explain the costs involved within the RPL process
  • Discuss what is needed to support your application

[back to top]

3. What is the assessment process?

Once the assessor and you reach an agreement that you are eligible for the RPL process you will be required to gather evidence which proves your competence. Providing evidence may involve the following:

  • Providing photos/videos of different tasks while on the job
  • Answering questions about your work skills and experience
  • Demonstrating your skills and knowledge by completing practical tasks
  • Providing supporting evidence such as a resume, job description, references, workplace documents
  • Evidence must confirm that you have shown competence over a period of time and you can work to industry standards
  • Where possible assessors carry out interviews in the workplace so you have access to workplace documents making it is easier for you to demonstrate your skills. [back to top]
4. If I need help at any time during the process, who do I contact?

You can contact the assessor at any time to discuss the RPL process or to get help to gather supporting evidence. [back to top]

5. Is previous study completed years ago accepted as evidence for recognition?

Yes, but you will need to show how you have applied and maintained the skills and knowledge over a period of time. [back to top]

6. What happens if I can't find my old qualifications?

Contact the organisation where you completed your studies as they may be able to provide you with a copy of your qualification. If this is not possible, you will need to demonstrate your competence in other ways which you can discuss with your assessor. [back to top]

14. Who can I contact for more information on RPL?

Trades College Australia
134 TCA (822)
admin@tca.com.au

 

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9. How much does it cost for a recognition?

Costs will vary depending on your individual circumstances. [back to top]

8. Is anyone eligible to apply for recognition?

Yes, anyone is able to apply for RPL. [back to top]

9. How much does it cost for a recognition?

Costs will vary depending on your individual circumstances. [back to top]

10. How long will the RPL process take to finish?

This will depend on how much recognition you are applying for and how much time you need to gather your evidence. [back to top]

11. If my application for recognition is unsuccessful, what happens then?

Before enrolment you go through a pre-assessment with the assessor which charges no fee. This pre-assessment is to determine whether you are eligible for an RPL. [back to top]

12. If you are a migrant and wish to have your skills and knowledge recognised in Australia, what can you do?

If you are applying for a skills assessment to obtain an Australian visa, it is important you check with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) about their requirements for the visa you are applying for. This will ensure you apply for a skills assessment under the correct skills assessment program. [back to top]

13. If you are in Australia on a 457 Visa. Is it possible to apply for RPL or training here?

Yes. If you are the primary holder of a 457 Visa, you can apply 
for recognition and training. 
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10. How long will the RPL process take to finish?

This will depend on how much recognition you are applying for and how much time you need to gather your evidence. [back to top]

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11. If my application for recognition is unsuccessful, what happens then?

Before enrolment you go through a pre-assessment with the assessor which charges no fee. This pre-assessment is to determine whether you are eligible for an RPL. [back to top]

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12. If you are a migrant and wish to have your skills and knowledge recognised in Australia, what can you do?

If you are applying for a skills assessment to obtain an Australian visa, it is important you check with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) about their requirements for the visa you are applying for. This will ensure you apply for a skills assessment under the correct skills assessment program.
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13. If you are in Australia on a 457 Visa. Is it possible to apply for RPL or training here?

Yes. If you are the primary holder of a 457 Visa, you can apply 
for recognition and training. 
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14. Who can I contact for more information on RPL?

Trades College Australia
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admin@tca.com.au

 

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