Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Benefits of RPL

RPL offers many benefits, including:

  • formal recognition of your skills and knowledge gathered through your work life
  • an internationally recognised qualification from the Asia-Pacific region’s leading insurance education and training provider
  • opportunities for career advancement
  • a domestic qualification for overseas professionals (working in Australia, New Zealand or elsewhere)
  • ANZIIF membership with accompanying membership benefits
  • ANZIIF post-nominal for use on your business cards, email signature and LinkedIn

How it works

The RPL process is as follows:

  1. Required information (CV, PD) submitted for preliminary review
  2. Preliminary review of information
  3. Determination of eligibility for RPL assessment and/or study pathway
  4. RPL application and payment by eligible applicant
  5. RPL assessment (portfolio of evidence and video teleconference interview)
  6. RPL outcome advised

Candidates will be issued a Statement of Attainment listing the competencies achieved.

Investment - RPL Skills Recognition

If you have five years' experience in the insurance/financial services industry, you may be eligible to seek full or partial RPL for a qualification or for a Skills Unit. 


A$1,600, NZ$1,750

Skills Unit 

A$295, NZ$305

How to begin

Please email a copy of the following information including your ANZIIF Master ID to [email protected]:

  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Current position description (PD)
  • Certificate/s and academic transcript/s or Statement of Attainment/s (if applicable)
  • Membership certificates (if applicable)

If you have not yet created a Master ID, please sign up online.

For details about New Zealand RPL compliance, visit ANZIIF New Zealand Compliance for Advisers.


For a full set of Frequently Asked Questions please download the FAQ’s sheet.

*RPL assessment is not available for Tier 1 and Tier 2 compliance, however credit may be applicable.

To establish whether your AQF qualification is similar to an ANZIIF course/qualification, you can check the competencies listed on your official Statement of Attainment issued by your RTO and compare against the competencies covered by ANZIIF Skills Units.

Download the RPL Brochure