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Recognition of Prior Learning Practitioner
Courses and Descriptions
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Note: Not all courses listed below are available at all campus locations.
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  Course Name Course Hours
PLAR-1200 RPL Foundation 40
PLAR-1205 RPL Independent Study 40
PLAR-1201 RPL Practitioner - Advanced 60
PLAR-1202 RPL Special Issues 50
PLAR-2002 Train The Trainer - Portfolio 30

Electives
 
PLAR-1204 RPL Capstone 80
PLAR-1203 RPL Practicum 80

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no , please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.

PLAR-1204 RPL Capstone
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Demonstrate learning from work and life experience (i.e., minimum 2000 hours/2+ years) in the RPL field through a Capstone project or complete a RPL process to prove prior learning for the Practicum/Capstone Project component of the Certificate.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200 AND PLAR-1201 AND PLAR-1202 AND PLAR-1205 AND PLAR-2002
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PLAR-1200 RPL Foundation  
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Acquire the fundamental knowledge and skill to effectively implement RPL/PLAR. Learn about basic principles of RPL/PLAR; how to develop learning outcomes, sound assessment practices, the portfolio and other methods of assessment; the role of the Advisor, Assessor and Facilitator and how to put RPL into context for development of a credible system. This course was formerly PLAR-1000 PLAR Foundation
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PLAR-1205 RPL Independent Study  
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This course credit may be completed through the successful completion of relevant courses, workshops, seminars or other professional education related to RPL. Learners may choose a subject in their field of practice or interest, or may transfer in an approved credit from another post-secondary institution.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200
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PLAR-1203 RPL Practicum  
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Gain hands-on experience through the 80 hr practicum.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200 AND PLAR-1201 AND PLAR-1202 AND PLAR-1205 AND PLAR-2002
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PLAR-1201 RPL Practitioner - Advanced
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Learn about adult learner focused organizations, innovation and quality in RPL, how RPL supports adult learning and encourages organizational change. Explore the roles of the Advisor, Assessor and facilitator and the processes and practices to maintain quality in RPL systems.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200
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PLAR-1202 RPL Special Issues  
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Learn about the key issues in RPL practice and new innovative practices and trends in the RPL field. Gain experience with the development of project management skills, exploration of current research, implementation of RPL professional development, qualification recognition and explore additional related topics in the RPL field.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200
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PLAR-2002 Train The Trainer - Portfolio  
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Learn about the development of a professional portfolio and the strategies for group facilitation of the portfolio development process. Learners will develop their own portfolios and learn key strategies to facilitate professional portfolio development with learners and clients.
Prerequisites:
PLAR-1200
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