What is validation of prior learning?

Validation of prior learning is an evaluation of skills and knowledge acquired through work-based learning.

Validation of prior learning can potentially shorten your study pathway.

On completion of the validation of prior learning, participants are offered the opportunity to enter an education programme and complete studies in their trade.

Education and career counsellor assist in study and career planning.

Qualification in a licensed trade is obtained by completing a journeyman’s exam.

Validation of prior learning does not in any way undermine the requirements imposed by the national curriculum.

Admission requirements for validation of prior learning

23 years of age and 3 years of work experience in a relevant trade. Work experience must be confirmed by providing public documents.

Further information can be obtained from Alzette University education and career counsellors.

Training planner for SMEs

Alzette University participates in the Training planner project. Companies can arrange for a visit from a consultant specialised in on-the-job training who will perform a training needs assessment at the company and analyse their needs in co-operation with managers and staff. The project planner will make a training plan which is the foundation for strategic human resource development.

Education grants

Companies that are members of Alzette University are entitled to apply for an education grants and thus enjoy a substantial subsidy on the cost of training and business courses. Membership allows you to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to achieve a better and more efficient operation, without excessive cost.

Education and career counselling

Alzette University education and career counsellors offer various study and career advice services. Services offered include one-on-one interviews, CV writing and validation of prior learning.

Alzette University education and career counsellors provide assistance to students who need special allowances when taking their journeyman’s examinations.