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In today's rapidly changing world, it's more important than ever to have the skills and knowledge to keep up with the demands of the job market. APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) is a Great way to Reskill, Upskill, and learn new skills quickly and easily, and it can lead to better pay and career opportunities, especially in Malaysia.

How Does APEL Work?

APEL Involves The Identification, Documentation, And Assessment Of Prior Experiential Learning (I.E., Knowledge, Skills, And Attitudes) To Determine The Extent To Which An Individual Has Achieved The Desired Learning Outcomes For Access To A Programme Of Study And/Or Award Of Credits.

APEL Allows You To Gain Credit For Your Prior Learning And Experience, Including Learning That Has Taken Place Outside Of Formal Educational Settings, Such As In The Workplace, Through Self-Study, Or Volunteering.

What are types of APEL available?

APEL A

(Accreditation of Prior Assessed Learning)

APEL A Accreditation of prior experiential learning (past work experience, courses and training attended, etc) for the purposes of Admission/Access into a programme of study

APEL C

(Accreditation of Prior Certified Learning)

APEL C Accreditation of prior experiential learning (past work experience, courses and training attended, etc) for the purposes of awarding Credits for courses within a programme of study. This will enable credit exemptions and shorter duration for you to complete the programme.

APEL Q

(Accreditation of Prior Qualification Learning)

APEL Q Accreditation of prior experiential learning (past work experience, courses and training attended, etc) for the purpose of awarding academic Qualifications.

How can APEL lead to an end award?

APEL enables you to an end award by accumulating credit for prior learning and experience from multiple APEL applications. This can be done by applying for APEL A, APEL C, and APEL Q qualifications at different levels of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF).

More Specific Examples

A software engineer in Malaysia with an APEL qualification in software engineering could get a job as a software engineer in Singapore. The Singapore Professional Engineers Board (PEB) recognizes APEL qualifications in software engineering, so the software engineer would not need to take any additional exams to work in Singapore.

A nurse in Malaysia with an APEL qualification in nursing could get a job as a nurse in the United Kingdom. The UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) recognizes APEL qualifications in nursing, so the nurse would not need to take any additional exams to work in the UK.

A teacher in Malaysia with an APEL qualification in education could get a job as a teacher in Australia. The Australian Teachers Registration Board (ATRB) recognizes APEL qualifications in education, so the teacher would not need to take any additional exams to work in Australia.

APEL is for you if you are:

People Who Want to Change Careers

APEL can help people who want to change careers to learn the skills they need for their new career.

People Who Want to Advance Their Careers

APEL can help people who want to advance their careers to learn the skills they need to move into more senior positions.

Mature-Aged Workers

APEL can help mature-aged workers to demonstrate their skills and experience to employers.

People with Disabilities

APEL can help people with disabilities to get the qualifications they need to find meaningful employment.

People with Non-Formal Learning

APEL can help people to get credit for their non-formal learning, such as workplace learning and volunteer experience.

Unemployed or Underemployed People

APEL can help unemployed or underemployed people to reskill or upskill and get back into the workforce.

Immigrants and Refugees

APEL can help immigrants and refugees to get their foreign qualifications recognized in their new country.

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Here are some additional benefits of APEL qualifications:

It can save time and money: APEL qualifications can help you to save time and money by avoiding the need to take additional courses or exams.

It can make you more competitive in the job market: Employers are increasingly looking for candidates with a variety of skills and qualifications. APEL qualifications can make you more competitive by demonstrating your breadth of knowledge and experience.

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Testimonial From a Business Who Pursued an APEL Program

I'd spent years leading teams, navigating complex deals, and driving results. My experience was an MBA in action, but the lack of a formal qualification held me back. APEL Q MBA became my bridge, seamlessly connecting my real-world expertise with the academic foundation I craved.The program wasn't a walk in the park. Balancing work, family, and studies demanded discipline, but the rewards were immense. Expert mentors challenged me to articulate my strategic thinking and translate boardroom decisions into academic frameworks. But APEL Q MBA wasn't just about acquiring knowledge; it was about transformation.

Testimonial From a Business Professional Who Pursued an APEL Program

Aspiring to elevate my career in the business world, I sought to pursue a master's degree in business administration. However, the lack of a bachelor's degree posed a formidable obstacle. APEL emerged as a beacon of hope, providing a remarkable avenue to earn credit for my extensive work experience and gain admission to a master's degree program without

the mandatory requirement of a bachelor's degree. Today, as a thriving business consultant, I am profoundly grateful for the transformative power of APEL and its pivotal role in shaping my professional journey.

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