Glossary of terms

R&I: Research and Innovation portfolio, see also Research and Innovation Portfolio

Recognition of prior learning: Acknowledgement of a person’s skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a course or module. RMIT processes use the term RPL to refer to recognition for informal or non-credentialed learning (e.g. work-based training programs for which there is no nationally recognized qualification), and the term Credit Transfer to refer to recognition of formal credentialed learning.

Registered Training Organisation: An organisation registered by a state or territory recognition authority to deliver training and/or conduct assessments and issue nationally recognised qualifications in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

Research and Innovation Portfolio: The portfolio at RMIT that oversees and facilitates the research and development activities of the university and related matters.

RMIT Research Centre: A formally recognised area excellence in research and innovation in the University that has demonstrated performance of national and /or international importance.

RPL: Recognition of prior learning / current competency, see also Recognition of Prior Learning / Current Competency.

RTO: Registered Training Organisation, see also Registered Training Organisation

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