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Apply for Advanced Standing Credits or Higher Education Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For assessment of Advanced Standing you must attach and submit all relevant documentation, as per the Academic Credit Policy.
Guidelines and helpful information on applying for Advanced Standing can be found on the Advanced Standing website.

Applicants for advanced standing on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) are advised to refer to our RPL Student Guidelines [PDF 35KB]. A Learning Outcomes Audit form which is located in the Student Guidelines: RPL application must be submitted for each unit for which RPL is sought.

For general enquiries and assistance with your application, please contact studentHQ OR make an online enquiry via Ask George.

Fields marked with Mandatory are mandatory

Swinburne Identification

Personal details

Course details

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Thank you for your interest, however you cannot lodge a further advanced standing application without new information or documentation.

Details of Advanced Standing

Swinburne unit code Help Note: Unit Codes may be changed when entered to reflect their current Swinburne code Swinburne unit title Help Note: Unit Titles will be automatically filled when a valid unit code is entered Previous Institution name or enter 'RPL' Previous Institution unit code Previous Institution
unit title
Result Year

Previous Study

Institute Course name Level Course Completed? Year completed Documentation supplied

Supporting documentation

Important: Original or certified copies will only be accepted as supporting documentation for applications. For information on certified documents, please visit the Victorian Institute of Teaching website Victorian Institute of Teaching website.

Accepted file types: GIF, JPG, PNG, DOC, DOCX, PDF. Maximum file size: 3MB

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