Recognising learning for credit
Have the experience, skills or knowledge, but not the qualification?
MIT recognises that adult learners come with a wide range of knowledge, skills and experience. We understand that learning in the workplace is just as important in providing a set of valuable skills and experience as learning in the classroom. That’s why we are proud to offer a variety of ways to recognise prior learning.
There are several ways we recognise your skills and knowledge.
Credit Recognition and Transfer (CRT)
Recognition of prior formal learning, such as Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR) programmes, or credits gained through formal training leading to qualifications in New Zealand.
Recognition of informal prior learning (RPL)
This applies to on-the-job training, skills and experience, learning through community courses, professional development programmes or skills and knowledge gained through voluntary work.
For each process evidence of prior learning is required. See the many ways you can provide evidence below.
Find out more
If you have questions about your qualifications or prior skills, or to find out more, contact us today at 0800 62 62 52 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIT uses the online application form to record RPL queries. You need to complete the application process and indicate what kind of RPL you want before we can consider your application. You will be subject to MIT’s Student Regulations for each year in which you are enrolled, whether you are an enrolled student or an RPL applicant.
If you want to apply for credit for courses when you enrol, you must formally request RPL/CRT using the MIT online application form at least 30 working days before the course start date. The Head of School might agree to accept your RPL application later than this. Late applications may delay the completion of your RPL.
You can also apply for RPL well in advance of starting your studies, however, you do need to use the MIT online application form, so we have the details we need to process your results.
Even if you have enrolled with us before, use the application process to upload your evidence and documentation. One of our friendly MIT staff will contact you soon about your RPL query.