How to get your employees formally qualified​

You can support your staff to do recognised training so they get a qualification. You can help them get their current skills recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning.


Your staff can get a qualification through recognised training. Explore the types of courses in search for a course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Your employees might have valuable skills that you don’t know about – skills that can be formally recognised to speed up their training and save money, and be put to use to help your business.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process to assess existing levels of knowledge and skills including:

  • previous job training
  • courses completed (including those overseas)
  • skills and experience gained in the community and during everyday life.

Properly assessed employees can then be put into the right stage of learning and training, without repeating training they’ve already done – better for you, better for them.

RPL is carried out by training providers. 

Speak to your chosen training provider about RPL assessments and their process.

For more information see Recognition of Prior Learning.

Recognition of overseas skills and qualifications 

If you have employees who gained skills, training or qualifications overseas there is help available to get overseas qualifications assessed. 

Visit Immigration SA for more information.

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