How to apply for RPL at Atlantic Technological University.
There are a number of steps to consider in applying for RPL at ATU:
Research an ATU course in Galway and Mayo HERE, in Sligo HERE and in Donegal HERE.
For more information on the RPL assessment process across the ATU contact the RPL Co-ordinators.
Important: Candidates must first consult with a member of the ATU RPL Project Team. Following this, the candidate can complete the relevant direct application form BEFORE starting the ePortfolio process on this site. Please follow each step outlined above.
For more information on how to make an RPL application in ATU Donegal, please click HERE.
Examples of Evidence of Prior Learning
Use the table below to help you narrow down the types of evidence of prior learning you might use to seek advanced entry or exemption from a module on a programme you are interested in studying.
Please note: you may use the same evidence for more than one learning outcome when completing your RPL portfolio.
|Learning||Explanation||Examples||Examples of Evidence you could provide|
|Certified / Formal||Learning you have achieved that was certificated and rated on the NFQ Framework.||National Awards and Qualifications that has been NQF credit rated (Certificate or Diplomas in Higher Education, Degrees, Postgraduate or Masters Degrees)|
Transcripts of results
|Experiential / Non-formal||Learning you have gained through personal experience (day to day life).||Life experiences|
Caring work (family)
Supervision and mentoring activities
Workplace training and professional
|Samples of materials|
Letters of verification
Records from HR Departments
|Experiential / Informal||Learning that signifies your past achievements (not rated on the NFQ Framework).||Industry Certificates|
Professional Development Courses
Professional Body Awards
Awards and certificates from work
|Descriptions of courses|
Certificates of attendance
Samples of materials