CREDITS FOR PRIOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING (APEL)

The APEL reflects the fact that you are entitled, like anyone who has been in work, to have your previous work experience accredited with a view to securing all or part of a degree or qualification.

 

Who can apply for this?

APEL is for anyone in employment or  jobseekers educated to BAC+2 level [2nd year of higher education] and with a minimum of 3 years' continuous or intermittent experience in a managerial position, a salaried position, self-employed or in voluntary work which relate directly  to the degree or qualification concerned. 

 

Procedure: getting an APEL is a three-step process:

  • Step 1: Submit a student application/register with CRIVA [Regional Centre for the Accreditation of Prior Learning]/ € 390€=
  • Step 2: Write an essay describing your skills and experience) /enrol with ENIT/€ 2,500
  • Step 3: Get further training (where required)/enrol with ENIT/budget varies depending on one's needs

 

How can I fund an APEL? 

 Occupational status

 Funding organisations

 Salaried employee

Companies, OPCA [Joint Commission for Collective Training, OPACIF [Joint Commission for Training for Individuals on Leave of Absence], training plan

 Civil servant

Government bodies, public authorities

 Self-employed

Employment training organisations

 Other

The person concerned  themselves, Job Centre,   State , Region

 

For further information or to start applying for your APEL, please contact  CRIVA Toulouse.

Contact

47, avenue d'Azereix - BP 1629 - 65016 Tarbes CEDEX

+33 (0)5 62 44 27 00

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