ECDL (European Computer Driving License) is an internationally recognised qualification. The ECDL certification you get upon completing your test is accredited by BCS. ECDL is recognised globally by employers, as the benchmark in Digital & IT User skills.
The ECDL syllabus is designed and is suitable for beginner / novice computer users, meaning that anyone can take the course no matter your current skills or previous experience – making it a fantastic course for everyone.
The course is a complete study programme, designed to improve your computer skills and technical expertise to get you to a high standard in Computer literacy – ready for your future career. Students gain an extensive and thorough understanding of in demand and popular software programmes, and a firm grasp on how PC’s work!
Students will be awarded the Official BCS ECDL certification upon completion of the course.
IT User Skills – Level 2 Certificate (ECDL Extra) is a Level 2 ITQ Certificate, consisting of modules 3, 4, 6 and 8.
It isn’t necessary that you have completed ECDL Core or ECDL Essentials, but it is recommended as you are going in to a Level 2 qualification!
ECDL Extra builds on students basic knowledge, to improve their understanding of presentation software packages, word processing, and spreadsheets.
(Qualification Accreditation Number – 500/6242/6).
Created and designed personally by Industry Experts, the ECDL (European Computer Driving License) courses were created to expand understanding and knowledge on how to use a computer and in-demand technology.
This is a globally accredited IT qualification – with over 14 million people engaged, in more than 100 countries!
ECDL qualifications are highly sought after and widely recognised by employers worldwide. By achieving this qualification, you are putting yourself a step ahead of everyone else, with your chances of finding employment being heightened.
Whether students come from an experienced background or not, they are able to build practical and functional computer skills and expand their knowledge! Students will be awarded with the ECDL BCS Official accreditation once they are successful and certified!
Careers and Jobs opportunities with the ECDL:
This is a widely recognised qualification in the workplace and is becoming increasingly popular amongst both public and private sectors. Many organisations have recognised the Official BCS Accredited ECDL qualification as the computer literacy standard. including The Aviation Industry, the UK Prison Service, and the NHS.
Below are listed some of the industries and job opportunities that a certified ECDL candidate could enter.
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The Database Module covers how to retrieve and manipulate information from databases, by using sort and query tools. This also includes preparing outputs ready for distribution, modifying, and creating tables, queries, forms, and reports. It enables students to understand how to use a database application and understand the main concepts of databases.
The Presentations Module covers how to modify and prepare presentations using various slide layouts for printed and display distribution, as well as other tasks such as creating, modifying, and formatting presentations and develop competence in using these presentation tools on a computer.
The Spreadsheets Module covers how to understand and accomplish tasks using formatting, modifying, developing, and using spreadsheets as well as developing the knowledge to create and formulate graphs and charts. This enables students to be able to demonstrate their ability to understand the concept of spreadsheets and their ability to use a spreadsheet application.
The Word Processing Module covers how to accomplish everyday Word Processing tasks associated with formatting, creating, and finishing small-sized documents such as letters and enables candidates to use a Word Processing application.