Course Name: European/International Computer Driving LicenceAwarding Body: British Computer Society
Course Description ECDL/ICDL is the fastest growing qualification in Britain; it is becoming a mandatory qualification for most staff working within most government agencies and is recognised throughout Europe and Worldwide. It certifies that the holder has knowledge of a broad range of Microsoft software applications. All learning is computer-based with access to support materials to enhance learning.
The course consists of seven units listed below (click on each module to view the current version 5 syllabus):
Module 1 - IT Security for Users (adobe .pdf, 47 kbs)
Module 2 - IT User Fundamentals (adobe .pdf, 113 kbs)
Module 3 - Word Processing (adobe .pdf, 166 kbs)
Module 4 - Spreadsheets (adobe .pdf, 162 kbs)
Module 5 - Databases (adobe .pdf, 163 kbs)
Module 6 - Presentations (adobe .pdf, 164 kbs)
Module 7 - Online Essentials, Email & Internet (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.
Learners who complete ECDL Essentials and ECDL Extra will automatically receive an ECDL certificate. All ECDL modules will also be registered as ITQ modules at Levels 1, 2 and 3. For more information check out the ITQ webpage.
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 2015-2016.
Entry RequirementsLevel 1 knowledge at Clait level is recommended
Progression RouteECDL Advanced
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