ECDL – Transition Year

If you are considering doing ECDL in Transition Year, then you should take a look at the following websites to learn more about ECDL.

ICS Skills

Teach ICT

Download the syllabus from ICS Skills and do some questions on the Teach ICT website.

What is ECDL?

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the world’s most successful IT skills certification programme. Almost three million people are participating in the programme today in over 60 countries worldwide. Over 125,000 secondary school students in Ireland have completed the ECDL.

In Ireland, the ECDL is administered by ICS SKILLS.

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. Employers and job seekers all agree on the importance of this standard definition of practical competence in Information Technology.

The ECDL consists of 3 main components – a syllabus, a skills card and a question test base, all leading to the European Computer Driving Licence.

If you have any questions on ECDL, post them in the comments sections of this post or you can email mrhannon [at] geralds [dot] ie

Source: ICS Skills

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