What's in it for me? recognition of prior learning in enterprise-based registered training organisations

Clayton, Berwyn, Blom, Kaaren, Bateman, Andrea, Bedggood, Marie and Hughes, Elvie (2004) What's in it for me? recognition of prior learning in enterprise-based registered training organisations. Project Report. National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Adelaide, South Australia.


This study examines the nature of recognition within individual enterprises, including the processes employed, strategies in place for promotion and support, and perceived benefits for enterprises and employees. It finds a 'one-size-fits-all' approach to recognition of prior learning is rarely effective, but should be linked to the enterprise's overall business and training plans, which ensures it evolves as part of the organisations' needs. For enterprises, recognition of prior learning offers whole-of-organisation benefits, including confirmation of employees' skills and corporate information developed over time, and greater training efficiencies. Employees reveal both personal and organisational benefits, such as having existing personal skills recognised and certified, identifying skill gaps, and achieving nationally recognised and portable qualifications which are recognised outside the enterprise.

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Item type Monograph (Project Report)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1782
DOI TD/RNC 78.15
Official URL https://www.ncver.edu.au/research-and-statistics/p...
Subjects Historical > RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Work-Based Education Research Centre (WERC)
Keywords ResPubID18831, vocational education and training system, VET system, qualifications framework, recognition of prior learning
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