Course Name: ECDL CoreAwarding Body: British Computer Society
Course Description ECDL is recognised by employers across the globe as the benchmark in digital and IT user skills. ECDL is widely used in the workplace as proof of competent and efficient computer skills. It certifies that the holder has knowledge of a broad range of Microsoft software applications.
All learning is taken place through taught sessions, with access to online support and additional materials to enhance learning.
The ECDL core consists of seven units listed below (click on each module to view the current syllabus):
Module 1 - IT Security for Users (v1) (adobe .pdf, 47 kbs)
Module 2 - IT User Fundamentals/Computer Essentials (v1) (adobe .pdf, 113 kbs)
Module 3 - Word Processing (v6) (adobe .pdf, 294 kbs)
Module 4 - Spreadsheets (v6) (adobe .pdf, 239 kbs)
Module 5 - Databases (v6) (adobe .pdf, 252 kbs)
Module 6 - Presentations (v6) (adobe .pdf, 243 kbs)
Module 7 - Online Essentials, Email & Internet (v1) (adobe .pdf, 106 kbs)
CertificationThe assessements must be taken in the Unit with an invigilator present. You are allowed up to 45 minutes per module; the test is on-line with an immediate result. The pass grade for each module is 75%.
Guided Learning HoursThe ECDL course is self paced; the course can be studied in the Unit by attending taught sessions (pre-booked on enrolment) and or online from home. As a guide, depending on your existing knowledge, you should complete a module in 15 to 20 hours if studying from home, or 5 to 7 weeks if attending taught sessions.
Course DeliveryYou can study the ECDL using the following routes:
Contact us for more information about the taught sessions and the timetable for 2019-2020.
Entry RequirementsLevel 1 knowledge at Clait level is recommended
Progression RouteECDL Advanced
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