Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 

Quality Assurance for Recognition of Prior Learning

1. 1. 1 ESG Standard 

ESG Standard 1.4 

Institutions should consistently apply pre-defined and published regulations covering all phases of the learner “life cycle”, e.g. learner admission, progression, recognition, and certification. 

1. 1. 2. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to set out the principles of Recognition of Prior Learning underpinning access and advanced entry, in alignment with the requirements of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance Act (2012), as per QQI’s 2015 policy restatement. 

1. 1. 3. Scope

This policy applied to QQI programmes leading to awards recognised in the National Framework of Qualifications.  


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