Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) offers students a way to earn credit for verifiable college-level learning acquired through life or work experience.  Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process by which a student’s learning from experience is assessed and evaluated for purposes of granting credit certification, or advanced standing toward further education or training. 

Riverland Community College shall provide accessible and timely information to prospective and admitted students regarding opportunities for credit for prior learning.

Riverland Community College currently accepts the following methods of prior learning assessment: