European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) (Part-Time: Distance Learning)

Course Overview

This is an internationally accepted certificate demonstrating knowledge in basic concepts of IT, such as file management, word-processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation graphics and internet usage.

  • Entry Requirements

    No prior knowledge of IT or skill in computing is needed to study ECDL; it is designed for people wishing to gain a benchmark qualification in computing to enhance their career prospects or for personal development.

  • Career Prospects

    Any position where a basic competency in IT is required

  • Course Modules

    ECDL qualifications comprise a combination of the modules listed below:

    IT user fundamentals
    Internet and email
    Word processing
    Spreadsheet software
    Presentation software
    Database software
    Online collaboration
    Improving productivity
    Project planning
    IT security for users

  • Assessment

    Assessments are done through a series of online tests

  • Additional Costs

    Assessment Fee £9
    Registration Fee £175
    There are also additional costs for any resits

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20/21 fees: POA

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