Credit transfer and recognition of prior learning

Students who have satisfactorily completed one of the following courses from any Australian Registered Training Organisation or equivalent overseas qualifications, will attract the credits as per the table below.

Course of study to which articulation and/or credit arrangements apply:

Name of CourseMaximum of subjects grantedArticulation and/or credit transfer
Diploma of Business8 subjects*Articulation and credit transfer
Advanced Diploma of Business12 subjects*Articulation and credit transfer
*: Total of 24 subjects required to complete the Bachelor of Business course in AIHE. This total number is reduced by the number of subjects for which credit is granted.

Details of subjects for which credit will be granted will be determined on a case by case basis depending on the units of competency completed.

Students wishing to apply for credit transfer for completed qualifications should complete the Application for Credit Form under Student Forms section on AIHE Policy and Procedure Directory and submit it with their application. For more information please refer to the Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure in the Academic Policies and Procedures section for further information.

Also refer to AIHE Admission Policy and Procedure in AIHE Academic Policies and Procedures section for further relevant information.

If you would like to enquire about credit and RPL please contact Student Support at or

Applications for credit/recognition of prior learning should be submitted at least four (4) weeks before the commencement of any study period if you want to know the outcome before commencement of that study period.

Addresses for submitting the Application for Credit Transfer:

In person:         Level 5, 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000
By Post:            Adelaide Institute of Higher Education, PO BOX 3332, Rundle Mall SA 5000
Via email: