"Certification is for you if you are at the beginning of your professional career or want to gain recognition for the knowledge and skills you have developed working in a library, information or knowledge role.
It demonstrates to your employer and colleagues that you are committed to working in information services and are invested in your own development."
Taken from CILIP website - https://www.cilip.org.uk/page/ProfessionalRegistrationCertification
There are three main assessment criteria which you should bear in mind throughout your certification process:
Your portfolio needs to be submitted using the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). The structure and layout is flexible: you can use whichever style you prefer, but you must make sure that it is clear and easy for the assessors to navigate and assess.
A submission must consist of:
You can upload content and assemble it into a submission in the CILIP Portfolio side of the Virtual Learning Environment. This can then be shared with your mentor before you submit so they can see your portfolio in full before it is sent in for assessment.