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The ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) qualification is great for anyone looking to gain a good understanding of computers and some of the most common software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
This course will enable you to:
This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace.
You will receive your course materials online, which means you can study anywhere that has internet connection, making learning easy and hassle-free.
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Please Note: The ECDL exam syllabus currently covers the use of Windows 7 so Unit 2 will be specific to this Operating system.
You will be required to take 7 tests, based on the modules included in this course. The tests last 45 minutes and you will need 75% to pass each test.
Please note that it is your own responsibility to book and pay for these exams.
You may start at any time and have a full year from enrolment to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines. The approximate self-study time for this course is 80 hours.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. You will study this course online and you will receive support by email, so help is only a click away!
Successful learners who take the exams will receive an ECDL Certificate accredited by the British Computer Society (BSC), The Chartered Institute for IT.
The BCS and ECDL Portfolio of qualifications have been designed to map directly into ITQ so that when you gain a BCS or ECDL certificate you will also be receiving ITQ certification. ITQ is a portfolio of qualifications which replaced the National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) for IT and computing. It is a nationally-recognised programme which has been designed by employers to meet the needs of today's businesses.
There are no requirements needed to enrol onto this course. Although students should be familiar with using the internet.
For this course we recommend that you have the following: Google Chrome; Flash Player; Popup windows enabled; and Minimum Windows 7 Operating System. You can use other internet browsers to run this course; however Google Chrome does work best.
It is possible to view the course materials on an Apple Mac, although as this course covers the use of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, this course is specific to Windows based software. It will cover practical elements which will require you to have the appropriate software.
You have a year to complete this course from the start of your enrolment, giving you enough time to study at your own pace.
Yes. In order to gain the official ECDL qualification you will need to complete the ECDL tests. Students will need to register and sit their tests at an authorised ECDL testing centre. It is your responsibility to book and pay for the registration and exams at your chosen test centre. We do recommend that you contact your local testing centres for availability and pricing prior to starting the course. Find out where your nearest exam centre is: Click here.
Yes. If you do decide to sit the tests you will be required to pay a fee to take your examinations at the exam centre of your choice and registration fees.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.
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