Recognition of Prior Learning


Do you have teaching or coaching experience?

Do you want to gain the latest ASA Teaching Aquatics or Coaching Qualification?


If you answered yes to both of these questions then RPL is for you!


If you have no or limited teaching/coaching experience then you are recommended to complete a full course face to face


RPL is only suitable for individuals who have experience of teaching and/or coaching


What is RPL?

·         OFQUAL define RPL as “A method of assessment that considers whether a learner can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills they already posses and do not need to develop through a course of learning” In simple terms it is a programme which assesses you against the current ASA qualifications taking into account previous qualifications and teaching/coaching experience

·         It is ideal for individuals who have experience of teaching or coaching


What do I do next?

  • Read through the RPL guide and then submit an expression of interest to , then we will be in touch
  • All Expression of Interest applications must be accompanied by example session plans (minimum 2)

Please note:

  • All new enquires for RPL must be emailed in with an accompanying Expression of Interest Form. Requests sent in without a form may be delayed.
  • We are currently experiencing a high volume of requests for RPL, therefore response times are within 21 working days.

If you have any question please email RPL

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