ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence Course)
This is an intensive 5 Day ECDL Course suitable for those who need to get an I.T. Certificate in a short period of time.
Need to prove your I.T. skills in order to get work, move ahead in your career, return to education or start a business?
Whatever your goal in work, education or life, ECDL can help you get there. This certification proves your ability to use the important aspects of I.T. and is a recognised entry level for Computer Skills.
Move forward with the world’s most popular IT user certification.
Module 1 - Computer Essentials: Discover the essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks, and data security. This Module covers everything from hardware to software to malware
Module 2 - Online Collaboration: Discover the concepts and skills relating to the setup and use of online collaborative tools, such as storage, productivity applications, calendars, social media, web meetings, learning environments, and mobile technology.
Module 3 - Word Processing: Learn how to use word processing software to accomplish everyday tasks. Discover how to create and format letters and short documents, work with different page sizes, control font and other settings, and insert images in a document
Module 4 - Excel / Spreadsheets: Discover how to develop, modify and use a spreadsheet for typical data management and analysis tasks. Learn how to use formulas and functions for performing calculations, and create graphs and charts based on spreadsheet data.
Module 5 - PowerPoint /Presentations: Learn how to create, format, modify and prepare presentations for display and printed distribution. Discover how to create presentation templates, control fonts and background settings, and insert tables, images and charts.
Module 6 - Access / Databases: Gain the knowledge and skills to create and modify tables, queries, forms and reports. Learn how to relate tables, and how to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools
Module 7 - Online Essentials: Learn about security and safety on the web, and about online communities and communications. This new ECDL Module covers the basics of going online, including web browsing, effective search engine use, online communication and email
Assessment: You will do an online test after completing each module/subject and practicing a sample test.
A 45 minute online test will be taken at the end of each of the 7 modules.
All Tests are Automated Online Exams, with instant marking notification
* subject to pass mark of 75% or more
Certification: European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
It is recommended that even if you have an existing ECDL certificate that you update your skills every 5 years at a minimum.
If unsure please ring the college and speak to a trainer who can assess your suitability. We currently run this ECDL Course with Microsoft Office 2016.
You should have access to a laptop or PC with Microsoft Office 2016 installed in order to complete the online learning and sample practice tests. (Please try family, friends or local Library if you do not have this software)
*In order to successfully complete this course, the learner is expected to supplement the instructor led training with self-directed learning between classes. An attendance rate of 90% is required in order to ensure that the certification standard can be achieved.
* subject to pass mark of 70% or more
Exam results are displayed on your screen immediately after you complete an exam. Those who pass will receive (by post) an official certificate within approximately two to three weeks.
While you can view the Learning Materials on any device, you will need a Microsoft Windows PC and Microsoft Office 2016 in order to complete the practice exams.
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