Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Have you got evidence of job relevant skills? Is your evidence current and readily available?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) acknowledges skills acquired through formal and informal learning and work experience. The process assesses evidence of your competency to determine if you meet the required standards and can be used to award a formal qualification or credits towards a qualification.

We also provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) solutions for businesses. Click here to find out more.

Qualifications & Fees

The price for Recognition of Prior Learning has changed. The new pricing is reflected in the table below, as well as in the Qualifications & Fees table.

SIT30816   Certificate III in Commercial Cookery                                                  $4,995
SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery $4,995
SIT31116 Certificate III in Asian Cookery $4,995
SIT40816 Certificate IV in Asian Cookery $4,995

Our RPL service fee is all inclusive and will provide you with:

  • Access to our simple to use, yet high-quality RPL tools and industry qualified experts who will support the assessment of evidence submitted
  • A dedicated mentor to help guide you through the process
  • Administrative support for enrolment, payment, issuance (and, if required, re-issuance) of certificates and statements, as well as progress reports and updates
  • Technical support to help navigate the online systems as well as troubleshoot any questions or concerns
  • Loyalty benefits, such as a deduction of up to 60% in RPL service fees for additional qualifications

Fee Structure

The table below provides an indication of how our fee structure works. For the exact fees for your preferred qualification, please click on your occupation in the Qualifications & Fees table above.

Payment 1: At enrolment $1,500.00
Payment 2: Prior to attempting knowledge assessment 50% of remaining balance; Up to $1,747.50
Payment 3: Prior to providing evidence of required skills Remaining balance; Up to $1,747.50

Enrolment Process


The RPL assessment process has three stages: 

  • Confirmation of Experience 
  • Demonstration of Knowledge 
  • Demonstration of Skills

If you provide payment on time prior to each stage, you will have 8 weeks to collate relevant sufficient and authentic evidence, and another 2 weeks for assessors to assess and provide you with feedback for each stage.

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