Claiming credit using Route Two

The Accreditation of Learning obtained through Experience (APEL)

Claiming Credit for the Learning gained through Experience is used in situations where an applicant cannot meet the specified entry requirement but is claiming they can do so based on the learning they have acquired through their experience.

The process is outlined below:

Claiming credit using Route Two

The process of producing a portfolio of evidence requires the applicant to:

  • Present a short profile of themselves and their claim
  • Set out the experience on which they are basing their claim
  • Identify the learning/competences gained from their experience
  • Support their claim with evidence
  • Match their claim against the requirements for entry or credit
  • Bring the above together and present their case
  • Present a concluding statement