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European/International Computer Drivering License (ECDL/ICDL)

The European/International Computer Driving ECDL (ICDL outside Europe), is the international standard in end-user computer skills. The ECDL / ICDL Syllabus consists of 7 modules which define the skills and competencies necessary to be a proficient user of a computer and common computer applications. Individuals who have achieved the ECDL / ICDL certification can successfully demonstrate their competence in the use of a computer and common computer applications.
Certification Summary
Examination Papers & Topics
In order to achieve the ECDL / ICDL certification, individuals must pass a test for each of the 7 modules. ECDL / ICDL Module 1 is a theoretical test of computing knowledge at a general level, while modules 2-7 are predominantly practical skills tests.
The following are the modules the need to be completed:
  • Module 1 - Concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Module 2 - Using the Computer and Managing Files
  • Module 3 - Word Processing
  • Module 4 - Spreadsheets
  • Module 5 - Using Databases
  • Module 6 - Presentation
  • Module 7 - Web Browsing and Communication
Examination Mode Computer-based
Areas of Specialization
  • Information Technology
Professional Body ECDL Foundation
Location of Incorporation Ireland