The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the world’s most successful IT skills certification programme. The ECDL establishes a standard for everyone who uses a computer in either a professional or personal capacity. It is a certificate that verifies competence in computer use, making the holder readily mobile within Ireland and internationally.
ECDL START is a certificate which certifies the passing of any four modules of the ECDL programme. ECDL Start covers basic computer skills and the use of common applications in the workplace, the home and in society in general.
The tests in these modules do not have to be taken in any specific order.
Modules covered include:
• Basic Concepts of Information Technology – Written Paper
• Using a computer & managing files – Microsoft Windows
• Word Processing – Microsoft Word
• Spreadsheets – Microsoft Excel