ECDL is an internationally recognised IT qualification which enables you to use computers and a range of common software packages. ECDL also offers benefits to employers seeking to increase the IT competencies of their staff. The qualification comprises of 7 modules: IT user fundamentals: Builds confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start-up to productive use and basic computer housekeeping. Using email and the internet: Helps understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way, explaining key terms and developing fundamental knowledge of computer security. Security for IT users: Provides with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting your own data as well as that of other users. Word processing: Helps use a range of basic word processing software tools and techniques to produce appropriate, straightforward or routine documents. Spreadsheet software: Helps use a range of basic spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce spreadsheets. Presentation software: Provides the skills to use a range of basic presentation software tools. You will be able to create text based or diagram based slide shows and lecture notes. Database software:Introduces basic database software tools, enabling you to enter information, set up single tables and retrieve information by running database queries. This is a self-study course which means you can study wherever you choose at times that are convenient for you. You must be able to study independently through the course materials. Tests must be completed on-site under assessment conditions by appointment. The ECDL (SCQF Credit Level 5) is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). Cost includes registration fee, 7 tests, and practice tests. Tutor support is available at The IT Centre if required.
FundingITA funding available
A basic knowledge of computer skills is recommended
26th Apr 2021 to 26th Apr 2022
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