The European Computer Driving License (ECDL) is a Europe -wide qualification which enables individuals to demonstrate their competence in computer skills.
ECDL has been split into three different levels to make it more achievable - Essentials Extra and Advanced which are all validated through the British Computer Society. The courses are designed to cover the key concepts of computing its practical application and their use in the workplace and society in general.
All the ECDL open learning courses are eligible for ILA funding.
ECDL -essentials -level 1 is designed to give the beginner an intial overview of computer use including use of the internet and email. It offers the ideal introduction for those who have little or no computer experience and are perhaps wary of doing so. The qualification comprises of three units:
- IT user Fundamentals
- Using Email and the Internet
- Security for IT Users
How Course Is Assessed:
- online closed book assessments mostly practical with some theory.
Number of Days per week:
- No formal qualifications needed
- Very basic computer operation and typing skills.
English Proficiency Requirements:
- Will enhance most areas of employment.
Download our progression route map here
- ECDL Extra or Computing with Digital Media Level 4
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £134 Open Learning open-learning (year 1)
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