Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is a process that helps adult learners to identify, articulate and demonstrate relevant learning acquired through life and work experiences and translate this learning into college credit. Algonquin College recognizes that, as a mature learner, you bring a wealth of knowledge to your learning. The credit received through the PLAR process must be relevant as it relates to the credentials that you are seeking at Algonquin College.

Step 1: Awareness