Who can apply for a CILL certificate?
You can be awarded a CILL certificate based on the number of hours you spend and the amount of work you do in the CILL.
Hours, including those spent on the WAP and SAP, are calculated for each academic year only,
i.e. from now to 31 August
In order to win a CILL award, you should record your study hours in the CILL by using the smart card reader when you enter and leave the CILL. Hours are not counted if you do not use your smart card.
What you receive
- a bronze certificate
- a bronze CILL label
What you need to do
CILL study worksheets
15 hours of learning in the CILL, which should be made up by:
1 hour watching the CILL
orientation video and finishing the
- spending 8 hours reading and filling in the worksheets in the book "The Study
Skills Handbook" (3rd edition) written by Stella Cottrell (2008). Copies are
available in CILL.
- spending 5 hours using the CILL study worksheets (in the blue
trays next to the photocopier), for example on practising grammar,
vocabulary and job interview skills;
- spending 1 hour filling in the CILL Needs Analysis and Planning Form.
How to apply
When you have studied for 15 hours, ask the counter staff for a CILL
hours-checking form. Complete the form and return it to the staff. You can
collect the form the following day. You need to hand in your work in a folder to
the CILL counter, and the Help Desk teacher will check your folder.
Counter staff can answer your enquiries about the CILL certificate scheme.
Last updated on: Wednesday, November 21, 2012