ECDL Extra – remote study

ECDL - European Computer Driving Licence

ECDL

ECDL is the world’s number one IT user qualification – recognised and valued in workplaces around the globe as proof of competence in IT. It’s tried, tested, and trusted and is the benchmark for digital literacy in educational systems around the globe.

Why should I study ECDL?

Effective IT user skills help you unlock the potential of your computer and the programmes you use. You’ll discover new, faster ways to communicate, solve tasks and access information.

  • Prove your IT skills which can help you find a job or progress your career.

  • Build your confidence in using computers.

  • Improve your study skills, efficiency and productivity

    ECDL is designed for people of all ages and skill levels and offers a number of routes for training so you can attain the qualification at your own pace through flexible learning or at a centre, even while in full time employment

What will I learn?

The ECDL Extra Level 2 certificate consists of 4 modules:

  • Word processing
    This unit develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing, and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spellchecker and mail merge.
  • Spreadsheet software
    This ECDL unit helps learners to develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, through to creating charts and producing high- quality documents.
  • Presentation software
    The presentation software unit introduces the learner to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, learners will be capable of producing high-quality presentations using a variety of tools, including charts, graphs and drawn objects.
  • Improving productivity using IT
    The ITQ requires the inclusion of content that builds the learner’s ability to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to save time and effort when producing word-processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

How much does this cost?

£299 (including VAT) is all it will cost to gain this sought after qualification. This includes all exam , registration, and courseware fees, with support from our dedicated team based in our Leeds and Halifax offices.

ECDL Core consists of 7 modules:

  • IT user fundamentals
    IT user fundamentals builds the learner’s confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start-up, to productive use and basic computer housekeeping.
  • Using email and the internet
    This unit helps the learner understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way. It explains key terms and builds knowledge of the fundamentals of computer security and use of the internet and email.
  • Security for IT users
    The security for IT users unit provides the learner with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting their own data as well as that of other users.
  • Word processing
    This unit develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spellchecker and mail merge.
  • Spread sheet software
    This ECDL unit helps learners to develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, through to creating charts and producing high- quality documents.
  • Presentation software
    The presentation software unit introduces the learner to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, learners will be capable of producing high-quality presentations using a variety of tools, including charts, graphs and drawn objects.
  • Database software
    This unit enables learners to understand some of the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application. This includes creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.

ECDL maps to the international ECDL syllabus, with the exception of ‘security for IT users’, which has been designed to meet UK standards.

How much does this cost?

£499 (including VAT) is all it will cost to gain this sought after qualification. This includes all exam , registration, and courseware fees, with support from our dedicated team based in our Leeds and Halifax offices.

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