Emergency Services RPL

Emergency Services RPL

Unlock Your Future Today

Recognise, Reward, and Convert Your Emergency Services Skills

Empower Your Journey Beyond the Uniform

The Emergency Services have moulded you, sharpened your skills, and steeled your resolve. Every emergency call, response, and rescue has enriched your knowledge and proficiency. Yet, stepping out of the uniform can often feel daunting. That’s where 3CIR steps in, bridging the gap between your emergency services skills and its recognition in the civilian world.

Your specialist experience means you possess skills few other people do. You would be an invaluable asset to an unbelievable number of businesses, but without the qualifications, some won’t take a second look. An emergency services RPL breaks that barrier, empowering you to enter the next phase of your career with plenty of options.

What is Emergency Services RPL?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about understanding the wealth of skills, knowledge, and competencies that individuals, especially those from emergency services, hold, even if they aren’t backed by formal certificates. RPL links real-world experience with formal recognition, opening avenues that might otherwise remain unreachable.

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Why Choose 3CIR for Your Emergency Services RPL Journey?

Rooted deeply in the ethos of Courage, Commitment, Comradery, Integrity, and Respect. At 3CIR, we’ve experienced the rigours and challenges of the emergency services. Our unique insight streamlines the RPL process, ensuring a swift, supportive transition for you.

Unlocking Potential, One Qualification at a Time

3CIR offers an invaluable opportunity: Convert your Police, Fire, and Medical Response experience into nationally recognised qualifications. We acknowledge the significance of your service and guide you in leveraging it to strengthen your resume and amplify your career prospects, both within and outside the Emergency Services.

How Does the RPL Process Work? 5 Steps to Success

step #1

Initial Consultation

Fill out a quick, 30-second form, and we'll get back to you immediately.

step #2

Gathering Evidence

Using items like Service records, training certificates, resume, position descriptions, workplace documents, and more, we build a portfolio that represents your skills.

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Our veteran team assesses the evidence against the criteria for the desired qualification.

step #4

Feedback & Gap Training

If there are areas that need further evidence, we provide feedback and potentially offer additional training.

step #5

Issuing of Qualification

Once all criteria are met, a nationally recognised qualification is issued.

Join Ex-Emergency Services Personnel Just Like You

Police RPL Opportunities

Police RPL

Paramedic RPL

Paramedic RPL

Firefighter RPL

Firefighter RPL

Our dedicated team have assisted thousands of emergency services personnel in transitioning smoothly from frontline roles to civilian life, recognising their transferable skills, obtaining qualifications, and securing fulfilling employment. Whatever you dream of doing, we’re here to help you pursue your goals.


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Our Story

3CIR is inspired by veterans and professionals from both Military and Emergency Services in Australia. Every member of our team has been on the same path as you.

Guided by our core values of Courage, Commitment, Comradery, Integrity, and Respect, we remain motivated by a clear vision: to simplify transitions through education.

We appreciate that roles in the Emergency Services are truly distinct, and we see the value your enviable skills can bring to the civilian world. Let us help you on your career journey.

25% Emergency Services Discount

We believe in supporting our heroes. Transitioning from emergency roles to civilian life can be a challenge, so we ensure our services are accessible, letting every service personnel benefit without financial concerns.


The 3CIR Promise

We’re working towards a world where every military officer and emergency services personnel in Australia feels recognised, valued, and ready to embark on their civilian journey with assurance. Our team promises to do everything in our power to inspire the next stage of your life and career.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) converts the valuable experience you gain from the Police, Fire and Paramedic, and government organisations into nationally recognised qualifications that you can take into your new career.

Absolutely. Here are a few areas that emergency services RPL can help:

– Transition out of the force

– Enhance and build upon your resume

– Secure meaningful employment post service

– Assist with promotion opportunities within your current workplace

– Have years of community service and experience formally recognised and acknowledged

– Fill out and complete our FREE RPL assessment form to get started.

We’ve helped hundreds of current serving and Ex- Emergency Services Personnel have their skills and experience acknowledged through nationally recognised qualifications. No matter your rank or position within government, we can help get you qualified. Fill out and complete our FREE RPL assessment form to get started.

Some examples of documents that are great help are:

– Service record or personal profile

– Reference letters

– Course reports from any completed courses

– Certificates of training from any role

– Position descriptions or duty statements from current and past roles

– Performance appraisals, current and previous reference letters, testimonials, client feedback

– Any formal qualifications you may have currently can be accredited or non-accredited

– Resume

Is it Time to Take the Next Step in Your Career?

Don’t let your crucial emergency services experience go unnoticed. Working with 3CIR, you can seize the opportunity to:


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