* PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION FOR CILCA 2013 IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN REGISTERING,
PLEASE SEE THE CILCA 2015 PAGE*
CiLCA - Certificate in Local Council Administration
The National Training Strategy has developed a customised qualification for the sector, the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA). This core skills qualification is awarded to those who submit a portfolio of evidence, within 12 months of registering, demonstrating the skills they have in local council administration.
The 2013 CiLCA portfolio guide
The qualification was revised and re-launched in 2013 all those already registered in England will undertake the 2013 guide. If you have not yet registered, further information regarding CiLCA 2015 is available here.
Experienced clerks may feel able to prepare their portfolio of evidence without training, however County Training Partnerships have been established to provide a choice of training opportunities, designed to meet the needs of the Certificate in Local Council Administration.
Note also that clerks holding the Certificate of Higher Education in Local Policy (or the earlier CertHE in Local Council Administration) awarded before July 2004 by the University of Gloucestershire are exempt from the Certificate in Local Council Administration, as competence has already been demonstrated and assessed through this advanced training course. They will however need to undertake individual stand alone sections in order to exercise certain powers eg The General Power of Competence.
CiLCA Learning Outcome (LO) – The General Power of Competence
PLEASE NOTE - YOU WILL NOW NEED TO COMPLETE SECTION LO7 OF CILCA 2015
For those students who are eligible to take LO 7 in isolation (please see below) you should complete LO 7, complete and attach the submittal form then post with the £30 fee to the Society head office (full submission details can be found on the form).
If you are required to resit LO 7 in isolation you should complete another submittal form, then post with the £30 fee and your revised LO 7 to the Society head office.
Eligibility to take LO 7 in isolation:
CiLCA 2013 Fee Structure
The current registration fee for CiLCA is £250.
The current re-sit fee structure for CiLCA is:
1 module £50
2 modules £60
3 or 4 modules £80
5, 6 or 7 modules £100
Over 7 £125
If successfully passed, you will be written to informing you of this, enclosing your certificate. After the appropriate storage time, your portfolio will either be returned to you or destroyed as indicated on the formal details page of your submission.
To download the re-sit form for CiLCA click here.
Information on CiLCA 2013