ECDL - European Computer Driving Licence
The ECDL concept originated in Finland in 1988 and has spread throughout Europe since then. The European Computer Driving Licence Foundation, which is the international governing body, has its headquarters in Dublin.
The European Computer Driving Licence is a means of indicating that you have required the basicc skills to use a computer in a wide variety of applications, just as your standard driving licence indicates that you have required the skills necessary to drive a car on public roads.
ECDL -approved, computer based tests are used by ECDL approved test centres to assess candidates. Candidates are required to pass seven assessments within three years of their first successful tests. On successful completion of all seven tests the Student will gain an ECDL certificate.
List of ECDL Modules:
- Concepts of Information and Communication Technology(ICT)
- Using the Computer and Managing Files
- Word Processing
- Using Databases
- Web Browsing and Communication