Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning Policy update

Recognition of Prior (Experiential) Learning (RPEL) Policy updates

This policy has been updated to incorporate requirements for RPEL assessment for Apprenticeship programmes, and to reflect changes to governance related to RPEL.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) require an assessment of applicants’ knowledge, skill and behaviour (KSB) levels, prior to applicants being offered a place on an Apprenticeship programme. This is used to determine whether programme fees for individual applicants should be reduced or increased from the basic fee.

The assessment does not result in the release of credits, and it uses different terminology. Definitions and the method of assessment are outlined in the revised policy.

Assessment of RPEL claims will be the responsibility of the University Recognition Group (URG). The updated policy also includes URG Terms of Reference and membership.

Policies can be accessed via the LJMU Policy Centre.

If you have any issues accessing the policies, please do not hesitate to contact for further support.


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