What happened to garbos and paper-based RPL assessment tool kits?

While dining out this week, our conversation led to stories of our early employment experiences. I asked some younger folk if they had ever seen a garbage truck that didn’t have a mechanical arm that lifted wheelie bins and emptied them into the rubbish truck. After some weird looks they said, “What do you mean?”

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RPL Assessment Tool Kit Innovation:

How to make RPL Easier, Better and Smarter!

We only know what we know…Most of us know the RPL process to be something similar to the "Skills First Initiative" or the "West One Services" approach that were broadly publicised and promulgated earlier this century.

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Understanding RPL Evidence:

More than a resume and a good chat

The RPL assessment process uses various forms of evidence to establish a candidate’s competency. In addition to meeting the Principles of Assessment, such evidence also needs to meet the Rules of Evidence, that is, the evidence provided must be:

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RPL in Total VET Activity: Part 2

Following on from last year’s landmark publication, the NCVER has recently released Total VET students and courses 2015 which contains even more remarkable facts. For the very first time we start to get a picture of what is really going on…

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Five Big Problems with RPL? Part 5 of 5

In Part 4 we discussed ways we can maintain compliant RPL assessment tools and practices, especially given the recent introduction of “Assessment Requirements”. This could include simple interpretation of training package content and the implementation of electronic portfolio management which can easily map RPL evidence to performance and knowledge evidence requirements. Have you considered this for your RPL assessment tools?

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