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									RECOGNITION OF NON-ACCREDITED PRIOR LEARNING [RPL]

                                 LEARNING PORTFOLIO




                                   MODULE EXEMPTION
                                     EXAM 012F1 (B)
                          For applications based on NON-ACCREDITED learning
                             (work based learning/experiential learning) ONLY


 Please read the Guidelines on preparing a Learning Portfolio before completing
                                   this form


        Table of Contents

                Instruction to applicants

                Section One
                RPL Application Form (EXAM012F1 A)

                Section Two The Learning Portfolio
                    The Curriculum Vitae Template
                    Story Board Template
                    Index of Evidence Documents Template
                    Declaration
                    Check List for submitting your Learning Portfolio

                Section Three FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
                Assessment and Recommendation Forms

PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN APPLICATION TO
RPL Facilitator
School of Business and Humanities OR School of Science and Engineering
(Insert as appropriate)
IT Sligo
Ballinode
Sligo
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS FOR COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION
    Please contact the RPL Facilitator for advice and guidance on the RPL Process before completing this
     application
    Instructions and guidance on completing a Learning Portfolio is contained in Institute of Technology,
     Sligo’s ‘Guidelines on Recognition of Prior Learning’ [RPL]


Section ONE            RPL Application Form Exam 012F1B
.                      This form must accompany your learning portfolio and contains the
                       details of your RPL application


Section TWO          The Learning Portfolio:
                     This section contains the following templates for you to complete and include in your
                     Learning Portfolio

                  1. CV Template: to capture your relevant work/voluntary experience and relevant
                     training and education details
                     T include:
                                 a) Employment Details (current and previous)
                                 b) Training and Education relevant to your application
                                 c) Relevant Voluntary Experience
                                 d) Any other relevant information
                  2. Story Board Template: This is to assist you in documenting your experiential
                     learning in relation to the learning outcomes that you are required to address
                  3. Index of Evidence Documents Template : This is an invertory template
                     provided to assist you in organising and submitting documentation that supports
                     or verifies your prior ‘experiential’ learning activities
                  4. Declaration by Applicant
                  5. Checklist before submission


FEES TO ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION
The fee to accompany an application based on Non-accredited learning is €350 per module
Fees will be accepted by Bank draft or cheque (payable to Institute of technology, Sligo) AND
MUST accompany this application

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS
15th September (for exemptions sought in semester 1)
By 15th January (for exemptions sought in semester 2
Registration:
Please note, applicants applying for exemption must be registered for module and have
paid the module fees for the module you are seeking exemptions from.

ATTENDANCE AT LECTURES
You are advised to attend the lectures in the relevant module, until such time as you receive
official notification of the result of your application.

PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN APPLICATION TO

RPL Facilitator
School of Business & Humanities OR School of Science and Engineering (Insert
as appropriate)
IT Sligo
Ballinode
Sligo
APPLICATION FORM FOR RECOGNITION OF PRIOR NON- ACCREDITED LEARNING EXAM 012F1 (B)




First Name                                                 Surname                                                            Student Number

Address



Contact telephone                                          Email


Title of course                                                          Part time / Full time                                Year and Semester of course
                                                                                                                              the module applies to?

Details of RPL Application
Title of Module you are seeking exemption from                        Basis of application           Documentation supporting this application (Please tick as appropriate
                                                                      Experiential or                                Learning Portfolio
                                                                      Accredited Learning or         CV          Story Board (for   Other (Please        Index of Evidence
                                                                      combination of both                        each of the        state)               Document
                                                                                                                 learning
                                                                                                                 outcomes




Please use additional space if required
Declaration
I hereby submit my application for exemption to IT Sligo. I declare that the information provided is support of my application is a true and accurate reflection of my prior learning. I
accept that any advice or guidance given to me by the college does not confer any entitlement to exemption(s)

I have included the relevant fees along with my application

Signed ________________________________________                                     Date ___________________________
                                                    Applicant Curriculum Vitae
(You may submit your own version of your CV making sure to include all relevant information as below

Name                                                                         Student Number
A. Employment Details
Current Employment
Name of Employer

Address

Telephone                                                         Email

Your Job Title

Period of Employment                   From                       To


Who do you report to in this job?


Please list the key responsibilities of this role




 Previous Employment (if applicable)
Name of Employer

Address

Telephone                                                         Email

Your Job Title

Period of Employment                   From                       To


Who do you report to in this job?


Please list the key responsibilities of this role
(DE:LETE THIS PAGE IF NOT APPLICABLE )

A. Employment Details (Previous Employment if applicable )
Name of Employer

Address

Telephone                                           Email

Your Job Title

Period of Employment                   From         To


Who do you report to in this job?


Please list the key responsibilities of this role




Previous Employment (if applicable)
Name of Employer

Address

Telephone                                           Email

Your Job Title

Period of Employment                   From         To


Who do you report to in this job?


Please list the key responsibilities of this role
B. EDUCATION AND TRAINING DETAILS

Formal Education
Accredited Educational Programmes/ Courses which have resulted in formal certification or award
                                                                  Course Duration
    Name of Course                Title of Award                                                   College Attended
                                                               From                 To




Use additional Space if required. Please submit transcript of results if the above training is relevant to your applicaiotn



Training (Non Accredited)
Note: Non Accredited = Courses that have not resulted in an award or formal certification. These may include in-house
training programmes that you completed as part of your work/ voluntary activity or courses that you may have taken in your
personal time.

Please list non accredited educational and/or training programmes that you have undertaken that you consider relevant
to your application for RPL.
                                                                                                 Nature of Training
                                       Date attended       Training
Title of Course                                                                              Please state if work based/
                                       From        To      Provider/Accrediting body
                                                                                                   leisure/ other




Professional Body Membership

Please provide details of any professional organisation that you are a member of
Organisation/ Professional Body Type of Membership                    Dates of                     Membership
                                                                      Membership                   Number
C. VOLUNTARY/COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES (If relevant to your application)

Name of Voluntary Organisation

Address

Telephone                                                                    Email

Your role

Duration           From                                                      To


Who do you report to?


Please list the key responsibilities/ activities you carry out in his role




D    Any other relevant information:
This may include hobbies, sport, leisure or lifestyle activities that you fee may be relevant to your RPL application. You may
wish to draw particular aspect of your work which you feel is of direct relevance to your application for RPL
2. THE STORY BOARD
Please refer to the RPL Guidelines on compiling a learning portfolio before completing this


Your Name                                                          Student No:


Title of Module
(which you are seeking exemption from)

Learning Outcome
(Please insert the learning outcome that you are addressing here



Your Learning Experience (in terms of the above learning outcome).
3.INDEX OF EVIDENCE DOCUMENTS
The index of evidence documents is a list of all the evidence documents that you are submitting with with your learning
portfolio in support of your RPL application . You should number all the evidence documents and give each one a title and
list them in the index below

Document Number                       Title of Document
4. DECLARATION BY APPLICANT
Name

Address

Contact Telephone Number


I hereby submit my portfolio to Institute of Technology, Sligo in support of my application for Recognition of Prior Learning
for a) Module Exemption           b) Entry/ advanced entry to a programme of        study
                          (Delete as appropriate)
I declare that the information contained in this portfolio and all supporting documentation is a true and accurate reflection of
my prior learning.

I accept that any advice or guidance given to me by the college does not confer any entitlement to exemption/ entry to a
programme.


Signed ________________________________________                                     Date




5 Check list for submission

        Before you sign your declaration please take some time to check that you have included all the
        necessary documentation for inclusion in your portfolio before submitting it to IT, Sligo.


        Checklist for Portfolio Documents


           No Title of Document                                                    Checked and included
           1. RPL Application Form

           2.    RPL Curriculum Vitae

           3.    Relevant Learning Outcomes
                 (You should include a copy of the relevant learning
                 outcomes with your learning portfolio)

           4.    Completed Story Board (One for each learning
                 outcome)

           5.    Index of Evidence Documents

           6.    Signed Declaration

           7.    Appendix of Evidence Documents

           8.    RPL FEE of €350
ASSESSMENT AND RECOMMENDATION OF RPL APPLICATIONS FOR MODULE EXEMPTIONS                                                                  EXAM012F2

For Official Use Only This template should be used to record the assessment of each module for which an exemption has been applied for
Applicants Name                                                                  Programme of Study

Module Title



ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES CARRIED OUT:

Portfolio/ application Assessment                    Interview           Date of Interview if applicable: ____________


Telephone or face to face (please give details if applicable ______________________________________

Please state if any other type of assessment carried out



RECOMMENDATION OF ASSESSOR(S)
Having carried out the above assessments, is it your recommendation that the above named applicant be granted an exemption in the above module ?


Exemption to be Granted                                                          Exemption to be Refused

Basis of Recommendation: _________________________________________________________________________________________




___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Signed

__________________________________________                 Date_______________         ________________________________________   Date _____________
Assessor (1)                                                                           Assessor 2 if more than one assessor

Recommendation Verified by: _______________________ ___________                  Date __________
                             Head of Department

								
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