Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL Programme

What is RPL? The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a combination of traditional and competency-based assessment for practical and industry relevance. The selection on assessment method is further based on skills requirements or standards.

CENTEXS shall be the sole state execution agency for the RPL under the Single Progression System (SPS). The SPS overall goal is to enhance the skills competency of the Sarawak workforce towards having skilled technical manpower. The added value of the RPL is to develop skills progression pathways for skills development.


While the main focus of the RPL is on accreditation, it is important to incorporate some learning approaches to close specific skill gaps. Most of the program will be conducted at the workplace with the supervision of a competent tradesman or supervisor. CENTEXS shall provide the applicants with a combination of knowledge and practical training to support the acquisition of relevant knowledge needed for up-skilling purposes. For more information, interested applicants could contact and register with the RPL unit.

Online Application

Interested industry can start applying now by sending your information to CENTEXS. There are two available fields which is Mechanical and Cellular Telecommunications.

A. Preferred Field

B. Company Information