RPL (recognition of prior learning) is an assessment only pathway to a nationally recognised statement of attainment. During the RPL assessment previously learnt skills and knowledge are assessed against current national standards. Candidates in this assessment process provide evidence that matches to the evidence requirements of the unit. An assessor judges this evidence and makes a decision to whether competency has been demonstrated.
Evidence could include such things as products you have developed, descriptions of processes you have used, annotated workplace documents that demonstrate your skills against the unit. You could provide written or verbal responses to question bank provided to you by your assessor, completed Third Party Reports or completed tasks set by your assessor.