Recognition and Accreditation of Learning (RAL)

Recognition and Accreditation of Learning (RAL)

This module is designed to enable you to claim academic credits for prior experiential or certificated learning.

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Credits: 15 plus credits awarded for evidenced prior learning
Level: 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
Duration: up to 12 months (postgraduate), up to 18 months (undergraduate)

By the end of this module, you will have identified learning that you have undertaken in your workplace and collated a portfolio of evidence that enables you to claim up to two-thirds of a qualification for that learning. The level and the amount of credits that you can claim will depend on your experience and your job role. This module may form part of an overall qualification in Professional Practice (Cert HE, Foundation Degree, BA or Masters)

All employees

  • Recognition and accreditation for prior learning
  • Reflect on skills and experience to build on future development
  • Consider how change can be implemented in the workplace

Reflective essay;

Portfolio of evidence consisting of:

  • An annotated CV describing your work-based activities
  • An annotated job description
  • A portfolio of learning experience supported by evidence
  • It is important to note that during your period of study you will be supported by a designated tutor.
  • You can claim up to two thirds of a full award in Professional Practice through this module.

The module is supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government. For details on funding subsidies, please contact