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Skills Recognition

AHRI offers Skills Recognition through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) to recognise the skills and knowledge you have gained through formal study, life/work experience and non-accredited training. 

UNITS ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLS RECOGNITION
  • Unit 1: The strategic HR professional.
  • Unit 2: The HR organisational environment.
  • Unit 3: Workforce design, development and performance.

Please note: Unit 4 Applied Project in Organisational Capability is not available for Skills Recognition. Candidates will be eligible to undertake Unit 4 upon successful recognition of the above units.

Recognition of Prior Learning

What is Recognition of Prior Learning?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience and non-accredited training.

Units eligible for RPL in the APC program include:

  • Unit 1: The strategic HR professional;
  • Unit 2: The HR organisational environment; and
  • Unit 3: Workforce design, development and performance.

Please note: Unit 4 Applied Project in Organisational Capability is not available for RPL. Candidates will be eligible to undertake Unit 4 upon successful completion of RPL.

Who is Eligible?

Candidates who are eligible to apply for an RPL pathway will need to have completed a minimum of six (6) years or more recent experience in a HR generalist role.

HR generalists are required to have broad knowledge of HR and people matters and be able to turn their hand to different aspects from planning to recruitment, performance management to termination, reporting to evaluation.

Please note: If you are not currently an AHRI member and you wish to apply for your RPL assessment in the APC program, please visit AHRI membership to learn how to obtain your professional membership prior to submitting your RPL application.

Fees:

Per unit$495
RPL Bundle (Units 1,2 & 3)$1,350

2018 Dates:

Applications for RPL to complete Unit 4 in Semester 2 2017 have now closed.

 Intake 1 2018Intake 2 2018Intake 3 2018
Apply for an Eligibility CheckCLOSED19th January 201814th May 2018
Eligibility Confirmed + Sent Link to Enrol and Pay4th October 201726th January 201821st May 2018
Payment Due11th October 20172nd February 201828th May 2018
Student Portal Access Granted18th October 20179th February 20184th June 2018
RPL Application Form Due22nd November 201716th March 20189th July 2018
Receive RPL Outcome6th December 201730th March 201823rd July 2018
Unit 4 Enrolments Close13th December 20176th April 201830th July 2018
Step One: Read the RPL Application Form and RPL Guide document

If you are deemed eligible to undertake an RPL pathway into the APC Program, you will be required to complete the RPL Application Form and submit your evidence. Your submission will be assessed by an RPL assessor who will assess your skills and knowledge against the first three units of the APC program.

AHRI is not able to offer a refund for an unsuccessful RPL application. We encourage prospective candidates familiarise themselves with the RPL evidence requirements, prior to committing to the process:

Step Two: Apply for an Eligibility Check

Candidates will need to apply for an eligibility check to:

  • Assist in a preliminary assessment of previous work experience, against relevant skills and knowledge requirements of the RPL assessment; and
  • Maintain the high standard of the CPHR status.

In order to apply for an eligibility check you will need to complete a brief online form and upload the following documents:

  • Your current CV- (Including a brief overview that demonstrates  your 6+ years generalist HR experience); and
  • Any relevant academic transcripts.

Please note: There is no cost associated with applying for an eligibility check.

Apply for an eligibility check by clicking here.

Step Three: Eligibility Outcome + Receive Link to Enrol and Pay

You will receive an email from the AHRI Education Team confirming your Eligibility Check outcome.

If you are deemed eligible to apply for RPL, you will receive a link to enrol and pay. Prior to payment, please ensure that your AHRI membership is active.

Only upon receiving payment and confirmation of your active AHRI membership will your ability to apply for RPL be confirmed. Payment must be made as per the above dates.

Step Four: Access and Complete the Official RPL Application Form

The AHRI Education Team will grant you access to the student portal as per the above dates.

This is where you will be able to access and complete the official RPL Application Form for completion.

Step Five: Submit RPL Application Form

Ensure you have submitted your RPL Application Form by the due date (as above).

Step Six: Receive RPL Outcome

A RPL assessor will assess your RPL submission. You will receive an outcome through the Student Portal from your assessor by the above date.

If you are required to submit further evidence, this will be discussed on a case by case basis.

Step Seven: Enrol into Unit 4

If your RPL outcome is successful, you will be granted eligibility to apply for the Unit 4 Capstone.

You can enrol into Unit 4 under the “Enrol Here” section on the APC webpage.

Credit Transfer

What is Credit Transfer?

Credit Transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal training and/or qualifications. Your previous post-graduate study may count towards credits for units within the APC.

AHRI will consider AHRI accredited course completed within the last 10 years. If your qualification is more than 10 years old, you will be required to submit evidence that  you have maintained involvement in the subject areas, to ensure currency of knowledge and skills.

Who is Eligible?

Candidates who are eligible to apply for a credit transfer pathway will need to have completed AHRI accredited post-graduate formal study, combined with a minimum of two (2) or more years recent experience in a HR generalist role.

AHRI accredited postgraduate courses are automatically eligible for direct credit transfer for units 1, 2 and 3 of the APC program.

View a full list of AHRI Accredited postgraduate courses.

Please note: If you are not currently an AHRI member and you wish to apply for your RPL assessment in the APC program, please visit AHRI membership to learn how to obtain your professional membership prior to submitting your RPL application.

Fees

Credit Transfer applies only to AHRI accredited courses. Hence there is no cost associated.

2018 Dates

The following Trimester dates reflect when you need to submit your Credit Transfer documentation so that you can complete Unit 4 Capstone in Trimester 1, 2 or 3 2018:

 Trimester 1 2018Trimester 2 2018Trimester 3 2018
Submit Credit Transfer DocumentationCLOSED16th March 20189th July 2018
CT Confirmed (confirmation of ability to apply for Unit 4)6th December 201730th March 201823rd July 2018
Unit 4 Enrolments Close13th December 20176th April 201830th July 2018

Ready to Apply?

Step One: Complete the Credit Transfer Application Form

You can download the Credit Transfer Application Form.

Step Two: Apply for Credit Transfer

In order to apply for Credit Transfer you will need to complete an online enrolment form. As part of this form you will be required to upload three documents:

  1. Your current CV;
  2. A certified copy of your AHRI accredited postgraduate qualification testamur; and
  3. A completed Credit Transfer Application Form (as per step one).

Please note: You will need to have an active AHRI membership in order to proceed with your credit transfer application.

Please access and complete the online enrolment form and upload the required documentation.

Step Three: Credit Transfer Outcome Received

You will receive your outcome as per the dates above.

Step Four: Enrol into Unit 4

If your Credit Transfer outcome is successful, you will  be granted eligibility to apply for the Unit 4 Capstone.

You can enrol into Unit 4 under the “Enrol Here” section on the APC webpage.

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