Center For Lifelong Learning (CLL)

Centre for Lifelong Learning(CLL)

The mandate of CLL is to identify community learning needs, develop, and deliver a wide range of high quality non-credit, lifelong learning/education and community capacity building programmes.

Centre for Lifelong Learning(CLL) in partnership with Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board offer National Diploma and Certificate courses in Business and Technical courses under Centre Number UBT 193 for Technical and UBB067 for Business Education.  These programmes have been in existence since 1986 under Uganda National Examinations Board(UNEB).  In 2011 Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) was formed to oversee Business and Technical programmes..

Overview-This program was affected by COVID 19 pandemic when the whole country went under lockdown.  Last year the center opened with the continuing Diploma and Certificate students who reported  to be able to complete their studies that were earlier terminated as a result of the pandemic.

At this point the Center liaised with UBTEB and teaching taking place..

The Principal College of Education and External Studies, Makerere University informs the general public of the National Diploma and Certificates courses in Business and Technical Education offered at the Center for lifelong Learning , Courses are examined and awarded by Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Courses at CLL
  • National Diploma in Technical Courses
  • National Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • National Diploma in Architecture
  • National Diploma in Business Courses
  • National Diploma in Accountancy
  • National Diploma in Business Management
  • National Diploma in Public Administration and Management
  • National Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • National Diploma in Procurement and Logistics Management
  • National Diploma in Secretarial and Administrative Studies
  • National Diploma in Records and Information Management
  • National Certificate in Business Courses
  • National Certificate in Accounting and Finance
  • National Certificate in Business Administration
  • National Certificate in Procurement and Logistics Management
  • National Certificate in Secretarial Studies and Office Management
  • National Certificate in Information and Communication Technology
  • National Certificate in Fashion and Design
  • Short Course Certificates
  • Administrative Law
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Public Administration and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Procurement and Logistics Management
  • Certificate in Library and information science
  • Certificate in management and Leadership Issues
  • IT Certificates Courses
  • Certificate in computer Application (CCA) 4 week
  • Certificate in Accounting (Quick books, Tally) 6 weeks
  • Wed designing (HTML, JavaScript) 4 weeks
  • Data Analysis (SPSS,Epi-info) 4 weeks

Consultancy Services
CLL provides capacity building and tailor made programmes for local Government, Government departments, NGO’s, CBO’s, Institutions outside Uganda and other Agencies to promote Lifelong Learning and Development in various areas.
Entry Requirements
Diploma: “A” Level with 1 principal pass and two subsidiaries or its equivalent
Certificate: “O” Level or a recognized post – Primary training or its equivalent.
The Center for Lifelong Learning is found in the College of Education and External Studies, Makerere University, Next to Complex hall, Ground floor  Room 13,14,&15.
Tel: 0772901354, 0702454969, 0779230669, 0701901354, 0702477750, 0755826102, (Coordinator) 0706654351

Contact Information

Makerere University
College of Education and External Studies

School of Education
School Ln Road
P.O. Box 7062


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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