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Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is a process that allows a student to demonstrate prior learning to possibly receive credit towards a post-secondary course. For more information visit My CNA .

To apply, complete the application form for your program and include supporting documentation.

  • Business, Office, Information Management & Enterprise Web Development:
    School of Business & IT PLAR Application Form

  • Art & Design Essentials, CAS Transition, Journalism (Post Diploma), Tourism & Hospitality Services, Video Game Art & Design: PLAR Application Form
    • Current resume
    • Letter from employer confirming job title and dates of employment (if based on work experience)
    • Job description (or request employer to outline duties in letter)
    • All transcripts for courses completed and detailed course outlines (if based on educational background)
    • A portfolio or samples of work may be requested to assist faculty with the assessment

  • Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA and PTA): PLAR Application Form

  • Early Childhood Education students should refer to the Program Information under the Early Childhood Education website for information on Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition.

Submit the complete application package to:

Email:   dlservice@cna.nl.ca

Fax:       709.466.4640

Mail:     Service Coordinator
              Distributed Learning Service
              College of the North Atlantic
              69 Pleasant Street
              Clarenville, NL A5A 1V9