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Valuing Your Experience Learner Guide

The WVLLN has developed an advice and guidance leaflet for anyone thinking about going on to higher education who needs information on whether they have the right qualifications or skills gained through experience to progress to higher education.  Understanding Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and the process of APL within higher education can sometimes be challenging. The WVLLN Valuing your experience leaflet is an easy step by step guide which aims to demystify the APL process and the higher education jargon which surrounds APL. 

The leaflet includes insightful case studies of students who have successfully used and evidenced their practical experience to enter higher education; provides useful questions to ask University/College APL contacts/advisors, gives examples of how you can evidence your work and life experience and previous qualifications; includes a glossary of terms and institutional contacts within the WVLLN and also outlines the benefits of APL.

You can download this useful guide on how to evidence your prior experience and learning below.  


Download the PDF document: Valuing Your Experience Learner Guide

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