Skyline University Nigeria

Centre for Continuing Learning (CCL)

The CENTRE FOR CONTINUING LEARNING (CCL) caters for the training needs and developmental services of students and professionals from various sectors to enhance their skills and competencies in the field of business, management, leadership, healthcare, IT and others. CCL provides specialized training courses offered by both national and International certification and regulatory bodies such as ACCA, CTH, CISCO, ORACLE, EC COUNCIL, ICDL, FDC and many more. The goal of the CCL is to provide training programmes to students, public prospects and professionals from various fields to equip them with knowledge and transferable skills to better prepare them as employers, employees or entrepreneurs.


The aim of SUN CCL is to stand out as one of the most preferred professional training centres in Nigeria and the world at large. CCL will continue to develop and partner with national and international certification and regulatory bodies to provide high-quality training that helps participants realize their professional goals and excel in their chosen fields. The centre seeks to provide specialized training programmes on a global scale to attract qualified staff and trainers.

a. The centre works to create an open environment for training and education exchange, through networking and cooperation agreements with national and international centres and institutions to:

  • Develop and build brand image to the advantage of SUN
  • Initiate community partnership and institutional development
  • Provide professional and technical training
  • Provide lifelong learning opportunities.

b. The centre emphasizes the values of ethics for the trainees and encourages the trainers/staff members to serve the local community to:

  • Improve its services according to national and international standards and "best international practices", in alliance with the mission and goals of the university
  • Serve the national & international student Community, in alliance to the goals and vision of the university. The centre works on achieving the following objectives: 
  •  To design high-standard courses
  • Provide lifelong learning opportunities.

c. Help in achieving the university’s vision and mission to:

  • Enhance online marketing efforts, website update and optimizing E-marketing sources for brand building
  • Conduct workshops and participate in exhibitions; nationally & internationally
  • Assist Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) and Events Coordinators for brand building activities
  • Support academic initiatives – Conferences & Symposiums
  • Conduct national and international workshops, MDPs and boot camps in coordination with academics.

d. Counsel prospective students in choosing the right Certification programmes to:

  • Enroll students as per CCL enrollment policy & target allocations as stated
  • Maintain enrollment balance between programme target and programme achievement

e. Plan and develop marketing strategies in accordance with SUN strategic plan to:

  • Formulate, implement and review marketing strategies in accordance with the strategic plan
  • Focus and develop market plans for government, semi-government and corporates in Nigeria for SAMSS, SSIT, SLS and SBMS programmes
  • Review marketing activities and propose new marketing plans based on gaps identified
  • Assess impact related to low enrollments, weak promotional events & inadequate marketing intelligence
  • Explore new market segments nationally & internationally
  • Explore schools and universities nationally and internationally, organize online marketing campaigns and appoint agents for SAMSS, SSIT, SBMS and SLS programmes
  • Explore government, semi-government and corporates in Nigeria for SAMSS, SSIT, SBMS and SLS programmes
  • Evaluate and analyze the national & International employment market trends, and the industry requirements for programme review and new programme development
  • Gather market intelligence; for evaluating, analyzing and identifying industry requirements for employment opportunities nationally & internationally.

a. Future Digital Centre (FDC): This centre offers a suite of courses that integrate data and insights, exploring current business and industry realities to produce digital skill sets that are not only critical to individual professional career but also result in organizational success. CCL is partnered with its sister school (SUC) to offer courses in this division.

List of some FDC Courses are:

  1. Data Science
  2. Analyzing Big Data with SQL
  3. Big Data Analytics
  4. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  5. Introduction to Machine Learning
  6. Machine Learning with Azure
  7. Neural Networks and Deep Learning.

b. Centre for Professional Development (CPD): This division offers different professional courses that enhance and improve professional skills and competencies in the fields of travel & tourism, finance, accounting, marketing, information technology, and others. CCL is partnered with ACCA, CTH, ICDL, ORACLE, CISCO, EC COUNCIL to offer courses in this division.

List of some CPD Courses are:

  1. Corporate and Business Law
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Taxation
  4. Ethical Hacking
  5. Financial Management

c. Centre for Executive Development (CED): This division designs and conducts training programmes for executives working in both the private and government sectors. This division do conduct a detailed training and analysis if requested, and delivers training programmes as per the requirements of the organization.

List of some CED Courses are:

  1. Expert Cyber Security Training
  2. Customer service skills
  3. Finance for non-finance executives
  4. Tourism marketing
  5. Business writing

d. Centre for Re-boot & Boot Camps (CRB): The main objective of this division is to design and conduct certificate immersion programmes for students and/or executive. CCL is partnered with universities, agencies, institutions and multi-national companies across the globe to offer courses in this division.

List of some BootCamp and Reboot Programmes are:

  1. Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Trends in Information Technology
  2. Summer School in Self-Management Skills & Cross Culture Management
  3. Refresher Course in Management, with Emphasis on Innovation, Sustainability & Leadership.

e. Skyline Language Centre (SLC): This division trains for the development of a range of language skills in Chinese, Hindi, French, Arabic, Spanish and Hausa. Equipping students to comprehend, speak, write and read new languages with clear perception.

List of some SLC Courses are:

  1. Chinese Mandarin Language
  2. Hindi
  3. French
  4. Spanish
  5. Arabic Language
  6. Hausa

CCL follows the directions provided by the long-range strategic plan AY 2020 – 2024 to enhance the services offered to the student body and industry professionals. In order to facilitate the proper implementation of the strategic plan, the training department prepares the annual plans.


 Q: How can I change sessions in-between semesters?

A: Depending on the policies and availability of the course, you can change the semester or sessions, but only once in the complete course duration. 


Q: Can I get enrolled in more than one course at a time?

A: Yes, if the schedule does not clash with the other course(s).


Q: How can I get my admission letter?

A: For any SUN assistance, students can directly contact CCL, SSD or Administration Department for more information.


Q: How can I avail the library resources?

A: Any student enrolled in the CCL is entitled to utilize the library resources throughout the duration of the entire course as per the library timings.


Q: Can I repeat a course If I fail?

A: Most of the courses allow for second attempt examination depending upon the registration validity and choices opted at the time of registration.  In case of failure, students are supposed to check their status with examination department immediately to ensure their registration in upcoming schedules.


Q: Where can I collect my certificate?

 A: The certificates will be available with the CCL Department, and students will be notified via E- mail and SMS with information on how to collect them.


Q: How can I get a duplicate certificate if I lose my original?

A: Students can request for the duplicate certificate from CCL Department after the payment of reissuance fees subject to the respective course association and its applicable policies.


Q: What is the minimum attendance requirement, if any?

A: Students are provided with admission letters at the time of enrolment, which states the attendance policy for the courses.


Q: My portal is blocked, how can I get it activated?

A: Please get in touch with the ICT Department in case of any portal related problems/challenges 


Q: I am a student of CCL Department, will I get SUN Alumni status?

A: Yes, you will be recognized as a SUN Alumni.  


Q: How can I join different SUN clubs?

A: Kindly contact CCL and Students Services Department (SSD) for detailed instructions.



Q: What are the short-term courses provided by CCL department?

A: CCL offers short term courses in the subject areas of Travel and Tourism, Accounting, Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology, and Foreign Language Courses.


Q: What is the duration of courses available at CCL department?

A: Fees and duration vary from course to course. The details for each course are listed in the respective section of the website.


Q: What is the criteria for admission to short-term courses?

A: Anyone who has the required documents for the course of interest can apply for the short courses.


Q: What are the documents required for the registration?

A: Admission requirements are international passport (copy), NIN (copy), driver’s license (copy), 2 passport size photographs, and the course fee with a copy of highest attained qualification. 


Q: Do you provide international certificates for the courses?

A: Our professional courses are internationally recognized and globally accepted.

     We are an approved centre for the following international organizations;

  • Confederation of Tourism & Hospitality (CTH) Approved Study Centre: SUN has been approved by UK based Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality as a study centre for their courses in Tourism & hospitality.
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Silver Learning Partner.
  • The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-supported professional organization. The EC-Council is known primarily as a professional certification body. Its best known certification is the Certified Ethical Hacker. SUN is an education partner of the EC-Council.
  • Oracle Academy provides educational institutions with the resources they need to help educators develop core computing knowledge and skills aligned to industry standards and using current technologies – so they can teach students the skills they need to succeed. Oracle Academy can help educators keep up with ever-changing technologies and software to help prepare students for their futures.
  • CISCO is the world leading providers of IT products and services across five major technology areas: Networking (including Ethernet, optical, wireless and mobility), Security, Collaboration (including voice, video, and data), Data Centre, and the Internet of Things. Cisco has redesigned their training and certification programmes to address today’s dynamic technologies and prepare students, engineers, and software developers for success in the industry’s most critical jobs.


Q: I’m currently employed in a company, do you provide any fee waiver for working employees?

A: For corporate discounts, the registration must be done through the responsible authority of the corporate firm.


Q: Are these courses offered in the weekends as well?

A: Yes, we have weekdays and weekend classes, depending on the requirements of the students.


Q: Do you provide transportation facilities as well?

A: Yes, we provide transportation to the students who opt for our Hostel facility. 


Q: Do you provide a Visa or Visa assistance?

A: We provide VISA for the following courses: ACCA and CTH Diploma courses, subject government approval.



Q: Where can I collect my admission kit and membership card?

A: Students are required to contact the administration department for their kit collection.


Q: Where can I get the hall ticket?

A: Finance department distributes the hall tickets to all students after ensuring complete fee payment.


Q: Where can I get my exam results, and how can I collect my diploma certificate?

A: The exam results are forwarded to your email. ID given at the time of registration and the diplomas can be collected from the CCL or Administration department after receiving SMS notification from the university to collect your certificate.


Q: What if I am unable to attend the classes?

A: As per the attendance policy of SUN, students will not be allowed to sit for examinations if they do not attain up to 75% attendance as applicable for the respective course(s) enrolled.


Q: What if I miss the exam or fail?

A: Students need to contact the CCL department before the examination deadlines as applicable.


Q: What if I want to cancel the course?

A: Students may cancel the course before the start of the course, as per the SUN cancellation policy as applicable.



Q: Where can I collect my admission kit and membership card?

A: Students are required to contact the CCL and administration department for their KIT collection.


Q: What are the ways to register for the exam?

A: Students are required to contact CCL department for examination registration.


Q: What exemptions can I receive?

A: ACCA awards exemption to qualifications offered by educational institutions worldwide.

     Some examples are: 

  • Certificates and diplomas (awarded by recognised institutions) 
  • Foundation degrees 
  • Bachelor degrees 
  • Postgraduate qualifications 
  • Professional qualifications
  • A maximum of nine papers at the Fundamental level of the ACCA Qualification can be awarded.


Q: How can I find the exemptions I'm entitled to?

A: You can login to ACCA global website and ACCA connect to find out.


Q: What documents do I need to register as a student?

A: You are required to submit copies of the following:

  • Official educational documents, e.g. completion certificates and transcripts detailing the modules studied
  • Proof of identity (copy of birth certificate/International Passport/National ID Card or Driver's license)
  • 2 Passport size photographs


Q: Where and how am I supposed to pay?

A: For full payment details of all our fees, please contact the CCL department.


Q: Where can I get the hall ticket?

A: Finance department distributes the hall tickets to all students after ensuring complete fee payments, if applicable, for the respective course.


Q: What if I miss the exam or fail?

A: Students need to contact the CCL department before the examination deadlines as applicable.


Q: What if I want to cancel the course?

A: Students may cancel the course before the start of the course, as per the SUN cancellation policy as applicable.



Q: What language courses are offered at Skyline?

A: French, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, Hausa etc.


Q: I’m an undergraduate student at SUN, what are the various short-term courses offered by SLC Department?

A: SLC conducts different language short term courses like CTH, ICDL etc. The duration of these courses will range from one month to three months or higher; based on the needs of the students.  All these courses will have periodic tests and a final test, after which the students are given proficiency certificates.


Q: Do I get the certificate after the course?

A: Yes, certificates will be issued by Skyline University Nigeria for all the language courses completed at SUN.



Q: What is the eligibility criteria for enrolling for ICDL course?

A: The ICDL course is open to all, including high school students, undergraduate students, post     graduate students, and working professionals.


Q: Is ICDL certification recognized globally?

A: ICDL is an internationally recognized certificate programme that provides you with global recognition. It means that you can use your certification to work anywhere in the world and be recognized for your digital literacy skills.


Q: Is there any separate exam fee for ICDL?

A: No. The course fee includes exam fee.


Q: What is an ICDL profile certificate?

A: You can obtain an ICDL profile certificate when you have passed any mix of modules. The different modules that you choose represent your individual ICDL profile, and when successfully completed, these modules are then listed on your ICDL profile certificate.


Q: How does ICDL improve efficiency?

A: With ICDL training, you can learn how to use various software applications, including Microsoft office, Adobe photoshop, and more. These tools can help you streamline your work processes and save time, allowing you to focus on other essential tasks.


Q: Does ICDL expire?

A: The ICDL profile is for life. It never expires and will always be proof for your skills and lifelong learning.