RPL and ARPL

Get your Red Seal Certificate at the AA Technical College.

 

Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL) Trade Test 

Within the ARPL Trade Test, we cater for two trades: 

 

Diesel Mechanic

Motor Mechanic

 

Entry requirements → Minimum 36 months practical motor industry experience
  3-day assessment to assess further training requirements 
  Prove theoretical & practical competence per module

    

Gap Closure Course → As per assessment results per applicant
  Duration & gap training dependent on assessment results

 

Final assessment & next steps → Prove trade test readiness
  Application made to the SETA for serial number 
  Scheduled for the trade test

 

The Trade Test → Performed on the subjects relevant to the trade
  4 tasks are chosen at random by the examiner
  Must prove competence in all 4 tasks to pass 
  Tasks comprise of a practical exercise & theoretical questioning

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Trade Test 

The RPL Trade Tests caters to four trades: 

 

Automotive Electrician

Automotive Engine Fitter

Diesel Fitter

Diesel Fuel Injection Technician

 

Entry requirements → Minimum 18 months practical motor industry experience

 

The Trade Test →   Performed on the subjects relevant to the trade
  4 tasks are chosen at random by the examiner
  Must prove competence in all 4 tasks to pass 
  Must prove competence in all 4 tasks to pass 
  Tasks comprise of a practical exercise & theoretical questioning 

 

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