Acquiring APEL.A: Your Pathway to Success

APEL.A (Access) is a systematic process that involves the identification, documentation and assessment of prior experiential learning to determine the extent to which an individual has achieved the desired learning outcomes, for access to a programme of study. APEL.A (Access) provides an opportunity for individual with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue their studies in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). In general, knowledge obtained through formal education and working experience will be both assessed in APEL’s assessment.”

Feeling stuck in your education or career? APEL.A is here to help! It’s like a shortcut to higher education. Follow these 5 steps on how to get your APEL.A assessment certificate.

Know Your Eligibility

Diploma Level (T4)  : Aged 20 or above and have relevant work experience

Bachelors Degree Level (T6) : Aged 21 or above and have relevant work experience

Masters Degree Level (T7) : Aged 30 or above and hold an STPM/Diploma/equivalent qualification, along with relevant work experience

Submit Your Online Application

Make an application by completing our online application form at this link or visit our APEL Centre at this address.

Online Registration (MQA website)

Online Application Guideline

Prepare for Assessment

Don’t worry about finding study materials for the test! We’ve got you covered. We provide preparatory resources on our website that will help you ace the test. Hit this link for Aptitude Test Resources and Portfolio Submission Guideline.

Aptitude Test Resources

Portfolio Submission Guideline

Sit for Assessment

The assessment instruments and weightage are differs based on level:

Pass and Admission

Once you’ve successfully completed all the assessment components, you’ll be ready to embark on your chosen programme of study.