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"There is only one thing worse than training employees and losing them, and that's not training them and keeping them!" Zig Ziglar

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the internationally recognized qualification which enables people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is also known as International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) outside Europe.

The ECDL program enables participants to enhance their computing skills in common computer applications and gain a recognised IT qualification at the same time. The ECDL can help you become more efficient and confident in your current job, develop your IT skills, and enhance your career prospects.

The record breaking ECDL is the fastest growing IT user qualification in over 125 countries.

What does the ECDL cover?

The ECDL syllabus consists of seven modules. The seven modules are:

  • Module 1 - Basic Concepts of IT
  • Module 2 - Using the Computer and Managing Files
  • Module 3 - Word Processing
  • Module 4 - Spreadsheets
  • Module 5 - Databases
  • Module 6 - Presentations
  • Module 7 - Electronic Communication

Each module is tested separately and each test generally lasts 45 minutes. The seven tests can be attempted in any order and at any time. After passing tests candidate gets:

  • ECDL START certificate after passing any 4 modules
  • ECDL STANDARD certificate after passing all 7 modules

ECDL Training:

By attending only a first module of our Master Mind Series (MMS) program, candidates are prepared to pass all seven ECDL exams!

Benefits for Candidates:

  • Increases essential ICT knowlege/skills
  • Increases confidence in computer use
  • Provides internationally-recognised qualification
  • Improves job prospects and job mobility
  • Provides a platform from which to move on to higher-level ICT education

Benefits for Employers:

  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces costs
  • Increases the quality of employee output
  • Reduces time wasted
  • Makes better use of ICT resources
  • Provides a better return on ICT investment
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