CAPL definitions

Recognition/Assessment of Prior Learning (RPL/APL)

Credit awarded after evaluation of assembled evidence of the student's relevant skills and knowledge related to all or part of a course, programme or unit standard/s for which credit recognition is sought. This evidence can be from employment or other experience and/or past study (usually gained outside a formal institution).

Cross Credit (CC)

Credit awarded for having successfully completed a similar course to the required standard (at Ara or another equivalent institution).

Credit Transfer (CT)

 Credit awarded for having successfully completed the identical course/unit standard (at Ara or another equivalent institution).