Would you like to build your confidence in your role within local council? The Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification provides you with a broad knowledge of all the aspects of a clerk's work - roles and responsibilities, the law, procedures, finance planning and community involvement. It is a level 3, foundation qualification for local council officers and others working with local councils.
Study CiLCA and learn the tools to:
Make confident, informative decisions for your council and your community
Advise the council on its duties and powers
Adapt to changing circumstances
Ensure your council is compliant with proper financial practices
Set a vision for the future for your council and your community
Respond to questions and problems with a dynamic, ‘can-do’ attitude
Advise and support the council as it identifies and implements plans for the future
2. Register for your CiLCA qualification Click here to register for your CiLCA qualification online after you have attended your first training session. The cost to register is £350* (non-vatable).
*Do you work for a council in Wales with a turnover (i.e. annual budgeted income) of under £100,000? Click here to apply for a bursary to cover the full cost of CiLCA!
Please note that the cost of the CiLCA course is in addition to the registration fee. You will have 12 months from registration to complete the course. Please ensure that the name you register for the qualification is the name of the student on the course. If you have a BT email address please click here to read our advice on adding firstname.lastname@example.org to your safe sender list.
3. Your Login Details You will then receive your details to login to the online portfolio tool called EMMA where you can upload your completed work.
Please note that this can take up to four weeks, but your 12-month completion period begins from the date of registration. This will be noted on your registration email.
4. Use the portfolio guide to help you study: Click here to download the 2017 Portfolio Guide in English language.
Click here to download the 2017 Portfolio Guide in Welsh language. Gan bod ein staff gweinyddu yn ddi Gymraeg, oes modd gofyn unrhyw gwestiwn yn Saesneg os gwelwch yn dda.
5. Submit your portfolio Submit your portfolio using EMMA.
Watch the video to find out more:
Resubmission Forms EMMA Submissions
To download the first referral form for CiLCA click here. To download the referral form for second and subsequent submissions click here
The Society of Local Council Clerks is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company registration number 10566132. Registered office: 8, The Crescent, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4EA.