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Credit Recognition

Translate your knowledge and skills from previous study into credits towards a new qualification.

Credit recognition will suit you if you’ve completed a course or qualification in the past and you’d like it used as credit towards a new Ara qualification.

Applying for credit recognition

To apply for credit recognition, you’ll need to:

  1. Complete the Ara Enrolment form (make sure you tick the credit recognition box in section 2 of the form)
  2. Complete the Credit Recognition form (a checklist is included on the form)
  3. Submit your application to the relevant department (eg Business or ICT)

The Ara Contact Centre (0800 24 24 76 / and department staff are happy to assist.


Credit recognition applications cost $100 plus $100 per hour of required assessment time.