Qualifications available for RPL

The RPL Process at CPUT is qualification specific and each academic department has its own requirements for RPL. RPL is undertaken against a limited number of qualifications, as listed below.

Each qualification has information requirements linked to their entry requirements and subject specific knowledge that forms part of the additional information you are required to submit.

Returning students, who did not study with CPUT for 10 years or more, please click here for the Portfolio requirements

Business Faculty

RPL Type

Additional information required

ND: Hospitality Management

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for ND: Hospitality Management

NHC: Accounting

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for NHC: Accounting

NHC: Financial Information Systems

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for NHC: Financial Information System

Diploma: Human Resources Management (HRM)

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: HRM

Diploma: Information and Communication Technology

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: Information and Communication Technology

Diploma: Management

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: Management

Diploma: Marketing

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: Marketing

Diploma: Public Administration

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: PA

Diploma: Business and Information Administration

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma

Diploma: Retail Management

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma

BA: Paralegal Studies Access and/or Exemption - RPL Click here for additional information requirements for Paralegal Studies

RPL for Tourist Guides in Cape Town and the Western Cape (GCM students only)

If you completed a short course in Tourist Guiding between 2000 and 2012 at the Graduate Centre of Management (GCM), and you would like to register as a Tourist Guide, you may apply for RPL.

Exemption – RPL

Click here for the portfolio requirements for Tourism 1 and 2

Faculty of Informatics and Design

Diploma: Architectural Technology  

Access/ Exemptions – RPL/Advanced standing

Click here for additional information requirements for studies in Architectural Technology

BTech: Architectural Technology

Access/ Exemptions – RPL/Advanced standing

Click here for additional information requirements for full-time studies in BTech: Architectural Technology

Click here for additional information requirements for part-time studies in BTec: Architectural Technology

Design Qualifications

If you are interested in qualifications such as; Graphic design, Photography, Fashion design, 3-D design, Surface design and Journalism you are required to submit a portfolio of evidence as part of your application. If you want to apply for RPL you have to submit the same portfolio as specified on the qualification’s pages under FID. In additional submit information regarding the work you are doing in relation to the subjects you want advanced standing for. In your motivational letter make it clear that you are applying for admission and RPL.

Faculty of Health and Wellness

 

BTech: Nursing (4 years)

Access into first year

Click here for additional information requirements for Nursing

ND: Somatology

Advanced standing

You are required to write tests as part of your RPL application. Please contact the department for more information

ND: Optical Dispensing

Access/Advanced standing

Supporting documentation for the RPL application should include a Curriculum Vitae detailing previous employment in the optical/eyecare field. A separate portfolio of evidence should provide details of experience relevant to the application. Details of industry-aligned short courses that may have been completed should be provided as should any formal subjects/qualifications completed at tertiary level institutions.

Faculty of Engineering

Diploma: Construction

Access and/or Exemption - RPL

Click here for additional information requirements for Diploma: Construction

If the qualification you are interested in is not listed above, you can contact Ms Frederika de Graaff email: degraafff@cput.ac.za with your enquiry.