Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a platform to provide recognition to the informal learning or learning through work to get equal acceptance as the formal levels of education. It aims to appreciate prior learning irrespective of the medium of achieving it. In short, RPL is a process of assessment of an individual's prior learning to give due importance to learning as an outcome rather than learning as process

Implementation Strategy
  • Sensitization and onboarding of eligible employers
  • Identification of employer assessor and employees
  • Project submission and approval
  • Orientation of the employer assessor
  • Internal Assessment
  • Co-branded certification

  • To enhance the industry acceptability of RPL certification and extend outreach of the scheme directly to reputed employers / industries
  • Collaboration with Top employers will help to enhance credibility of certification and help to promote mobility of the workforce across the media sector
  • Industry will be benefited from their workforce being certified under the National Skill Qualification Framework(NSQF)
  • Achieve economy and scale through a simplified procedure of assessment through manager/supervisor/departmental head for the other employees of his/her department
  • Co-branded certification to incentivize and recognize the industry
Eligibility Criteria’s and Role of Employer
  • Annual Turnover not less than 50 Crores
  • Number of Employees should be minimum 150
  • Minimum 2 Years of Operations
  • Employees on payroll and contractual workers of the eligible employer
  • Not already certified under NSQF
  • Working with the employer for minimum 1 Year
  • Work with MESC for finalization of sectors and job roles
  • Identification of eligible employees for the project and scheduling of the assessment
  • Assessment and grading of the employees by the “employer Assessors” on the laid down guidelines
  • Result upload on SDMS to enable certification
Benefit for an Employer
  • Recognizing the demand of skilled Manpower
  • Access to the trained resources under MESC through its affiliated network of training institute
  • Maintaining healthy and competitive environment within your own enterprise by linking certifications with inbound assessment
  • Departmental Head/Supervisors/Workshop Managers will be recognized as “Employer Assessor
  • Co- Branding on the Certification carrying the logo of MESC-NSDC-MSDE-Employer)
Benefit for an Employee
  • Government recognized certificate related to your specified job roles
  • Rs.500/- as reward money
  • Rs. 3 Lac Accidental Insurance from MSDE

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