ECDL Courses in Dublin are available from a wide selection of providers. Full time, part time and online courses via distance learning are on offer. Depending on the time you have available and location will influence your choice regarding which is the best option. On completion of the course, candidates can proceed to testing and gain ECDL certification. There are test centres available in Dublin and other areas. If you are located outside Dublin area, you can arrange an exam at your local exam centre. See https://www.ecdl.ie/ to view locations available.
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised computer certification programme provided by ECDL Foundation. ECDL courses enable individuals and businesses to assess, improve and certify IT competence in the use of computers and digital tools to a globally-recognised standard (also known as ICDL worldwide).
To prepare for a module test, ECDL diagnostic tests are available.These use software which simulates the Windows/Microsoft Office environment. Results of the test are reported immediately after the test is completed.
ECDL syllabus has been divided into 18 modules on three levels:
- Computer Essentials
- Online Essentials
- Word Processing
- Using Databases
- IT Security
- Online Collaboration
- Image Editing
- Web Editing
- Project Planning
- 2D Computer Aided Design
- Health Information Systems Usage
- ICT in Education
- Digital Marketing
- Word Processing – Advanced Level
- Spreadsheets – Advanced Level
- Database – Advanced Level
- Presentation – Advanced Level