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​​Credit for Prior Learning at Norco College

What is Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) or Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)? ​


Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) refers to a process used by institutions to award academic credit for a student's knowledge and expertise acquired through life and professional experience, as long as the student's knowledge and skills are determined to be equivalent to college-level learning.

Prior Learning Assessment or (PLA) is a term used to describe learning gained outside a traditional academic environment.​