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Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you're applying for a course and have previous study or professional experience, you may be eligible for Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (CRPL).

CRPL can allow you to reduce the number of units you need to study to be awarded your ECU qualification.

How we award CRPL


Credit transfers can be gained through any of:

Note Any non-formal or informal learning you mention will need to be assessed by us.


Substitution exempts you from units that are equivalent to those you’ve studied already, but requires you to complete alternative units in their place.

This means you’ll complete the same number of units required for the ECU qualification.

Have qualifications already?

Check our CRPL database to see if you’re eligible to receive a credit transfer for previously completed qualifications.

If your qualification isn’t listed, contact the School offering your course and they will make an assessment.

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning database