Kiribati, located in the Pacific, is an island country comprising 33 atolls and one raised coral island with a population of 116,000. Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT) is the leading vocational education and training institute in Kiribati.

Since October 2018, Chisholm has been engaged by the Kiribati Facility to conduct Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment at KIT. The RPL assessments, along with other professional development services, lead to the award qualifications that meet Australian standards. RPL assessment delivered at KIT is supported by the Australian Government’s Kiribati Facility, Skills for Employment Program.

Chisholm’s contracted services to KIT include:

  • KIT plumbing students undertake RPL assessment at Betio campusRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL) services to an estimated 200 students per annum to apply for Australian qualifications in:
    • UEE22011 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)
    • UEE22111 Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)
    • 22304VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)
    • SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality
    • FNS30315/FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts Administration
    • FNS40615/FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting
    • ICTSS00048 Hardware Technician Skill Set.
  • Consultancy services, professional development, course development and support for KIT trainers.
  • Development of a customised Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program for KIT.
  • Coordinate professional development fellowship programs to Melbourne, Australia.

Photo: KIT plumbing students undertake RPL assessment by Chisholm Institute at Kiribati Institute of Technology, Betio campus.