Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) learning involves acknowledging knowledge and skills acquired through non-formal and informal ways of learning. The process of RPEL seems to be practiced from dates back to post war era in Europe; however consistencies on process has not been traced across the world to date. Qualification framework is prevalent in many countries as a tool for RPEL. The successful implementation of RPEL reinforces the aspiration of Life long and continuing education. The implication of RPEL would be more demanding and challenging with the globalization and migration of workforce with their diverse skills set, experiences and knowledge.