NSW Police Legacy Backup for Life Expo

CLET's Managing Director Kate Martin talks to a former NSW Police Officer about the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) service CLET has been offering current and former police, military, emergency services and government personnel since 2006, working tirelessly in assisting this industry for over a decade.

CLET offers a streamlined assessment process for all police towards over 40 Nationally Recognised Qualifications. 

In 2016, the NSW Government and NSW Police Legacy joined forces to develop the BACKUP for Life program, specifically to assist former police officers as they transition back to civilian life, 10 years after CLET began to recognise the need to acknowledge the knowledge and skills of police to assist them to successfully transition from policing into new employment or retirement with formal qualifications.

CLET's Directors Kate Martin and Allen Williams who has a Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education and Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice have dedicated their life's work to our police, military and emergency services with resumes full of industry experience.

Further, Kate has achieved a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Psychological Sciences plus five Masters Degrees in Social Science (Criminology), Business Administration (MBA), International Security Studies, Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism and most recently the Master of Disaster and Emergency Response, all studied at five separate Universities.

Plus, impressively, Kate completed her Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in 2020 with her thesis called: ‘Moving forward – identity work post service for Australian uniformed professionals in the Defence Force, Police and Emergency Services’, dedicating seven years to ensure she works with the most current and relevant research for this industry.

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Why CLET Training?


  • RPL team leader is Dr Kate Martin
  • Assessing service personnel since 2006
  • RPL assessors understand civilian requirements 
  • RPL assessors degree and industry qualified
  • Modern interactive online RPL application process
  • Apply online 365 days a year
  • Securely upload your workplace evidence online
  • RPL assessment is obligation free
  • Nationally Recognised Qualifications
  • Low fees and flexible payment plans

Why study with CLET?

  • Offering online gap training for experienced workers
  • Nationally Recognised Courses
  • Study 365 days a year
  • CLET's online system is called Study Cloud
  • Interactive online study and Assessments
  • Study resources available 24/7
  • No assessment due dates - study at your pace
  • Flexible payment plans
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • Online/Phone and ZOOM Student Support