Recognition of Prior Learning

Prior Learning Assessment is a process for granting credit in a post-secondary program based upon what you know and what you can do, no matter where or how you gained your knowledge and skills.

To apply for credit transfer or prior learning assessment, please refer to the following documents:

Note that the maximum amount of credit that can be awarded through RPL is 50% of our certificate hours, regardless of specialization. Therefore, maximum RPL credit hours that may be applied for are as follows:

Credit equivalency is recognition of equivalent education earned at another post-secondary institution or learning organization.

Transfer credits (articulation agreements) occur when another post-secondary institution recognizes JIBC credits to their courses or programs.

Last updated May 16, 2019