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Qualifications available for RPL

Once CPUT as received your motivation for RPL application, CPUT will sent you a form to complete electronically and submit documentation. You are required to provide us with certified copies (not older than 3 months) of your ID, Matric certificate (if you have one), certificates of competence of course you have done, qualifications from other institutions and academic transcripts, especially if you have incomplete qualifications. Get these copies made, certified and scanned into PDF before you complete the form sent to you.

Each academic department accepting RPL applications has its own information requirements and screening questionnaire linked to their entry requirements. In addition, if you want to apply for RPL – Exemption, the subject specific knowledge requirements are also part of the screening information you are required to submit.

Faculty of Business and Management Sciences RPL Type
Diploma: Hospitality Access only
Diploma: Management Access and/or Exemptions  - RPL
Advanced Diploma: Management  
Advanced diploma: Project Management  
Diploma: Human Resource Management Access and/or Exemptions - RPL
Advanced Diploma: Human Resource Management  
Advanced Diploma Human Resource Development  
Post Graduate Diploma: HRM  
Diploma: Marketing Access and/or Exemptions -RPL
Advanced Diploma: Marketing  
Diploma: Public Administration and Management Access only
Diploma: Business and Information Administration (BIA) Access only
Diploma: Retail Management Access only
Diploma: Events Management Access and/or exemptions – RPL
Diploma: Tourism Access and/or exemptions - RPL
Sport and Leisure Management Access only
Diploma: Real Estate Access only
Diploma: Accountancy Access only
Faculty of Informatics and Design RPL Type
Diploma: Architectural  Technology Access and/or exemptions - RPL CLOSING DATE FOR Applications inf 30 July 2022
Advanced Diploma: Architectural Design
Diploma: Interior Design
Advanced Diploma: Interior Design
Faculty of Health and Wellness RPL Types
Diploma or Bachelor: Emergency Management Care Access only
Bachelor: Nursing Not available in 2022 for the AY 2023
Bachelor: Education (Foundation, GET and HET) Not available due to legislative restrictions


During the current Lockdown we unfortunately are not on campus, please sent an email:

Qualifications in the Faculty of Business and Management Sciences (FBMS)   or phone 087 092 5122 (Office hours only)
All other Faculties.
Post graduate studies