Start small and work towards something bigger with the Smart Skills Digital Badges stackable learning model. When you have earned all six Smart Skills Digital Badges, you have the option to submit an assessment to gain a certificate in Professional Practice. This certificate can be used as a potential credit towards a formal qualification. The credit is equivalent to one undergraduate or postgraduate non-specified elective subject at Torrens University Australia.
The assessment requires you to reflect on the knowledge that you have gained through completing the Smart Skills Digital Badges. The purpose of this assessment is to identify the impact these courses had on you, on your career and your work experience.
On passing the assessment, you will gain additional proof of your work readiness with the Certificate of Professional Practice, increasing your employability opportunities. You can also accelerate your pathway into a formal study by using this certificate as a subject credit for a course of your choice at Torrens University Australia.
The Professional Practice assessment requires you to reflect on your learnings from each Smart Skills Digital Badge. You will be asked to answer four questions about each of the Smart Skills Digital Badge as well as write an overall introduction and a conclusion. It will take approximately 8 to 12 hours to complete and you are expected to write approximately 1500 words.
To begin the assessment, you can simply follow the steps below:
3.Once completed, you can submit your assessment by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This assessment will be marked on the depth and breadth of your reflection and the degree to which you integrate your learning into your professional practice or other areas of your life.
If you do not pass, you have the option to repeat the assessment and you can resubmit, as many times as you need – you will only need to pay the cost of the assessment once.
After successful completion of your Smart Skills Digital Badges Professional Practice assessment, you will automatically earn your completion certificate. This certificate will be issued through your Torrensonline account.
You will then be eligible for course credit – equal to one non-specified elective subject towards any of our postgraduate and undergraduate courses. You can apply for course credit by completing an Application for Recognition of Prior Learning form and attach your Professional Practice Certificate.
To use your credit you will need to complete an Application for Recognition of Prior Learning form and attached your Professional Practice Certificate.
Please submit the RPL application form and supporting documentation (Professional Practice Certificate) to: email@example.com
They will be able to help enrol you in your chosen course and apply for your subject credit. If you have any other questions, about this process, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist you with your enquiries.
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