ICDL Online

About the Course

All our modules are approved by the ICDL Foundation and the British Computer Society (BCS).

Our ICDL training is based on self-study – giving you the flexibility to train at a time and a pace which suits you and ICDL certifications from Pitman Training are recognised not only nationally but internationally too.

Once your training is complete, you will be in a position to sit the ICDL tests – the widely recognised ICDL qualifications include ICDL, ICDL Essentials (Level 1), ICDL Extra (Level 2) and ITQ.

ICDL Online

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Course Info

Duration AROUND 90 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)
Training Type Course
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

This is the professionally-written route to gaining your ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) qualification – an ICDL course (formerly ECDL) split into modules to give you the options you need to suit your qualification needs and future career.

Is this course for you?

ICDL is aimed at those looking to gain a good basic understanding of computers and some of the most common software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This course is suitable for beginners.

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration AROUND 90 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)

Course Content

There are 7 modules in this course: –

Module 1 – takes you through IT fundamentals

Module 2 – covers security for IT users

Module 3 – teaches you techniques and skills for Word Processing using Microsoft Word

Module 4 – covers Excel and spreadsheets

Module 5 – introduces the database program, Access

Module 6 – covers Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software

Module 7 – looks at using email and the Internet

Course Overview

Aims and Objectives

To become proficient in the use of a PC and the most commonly used software packages, Microsoft Office, through a series of practical modules. Meaning you can confidently say to employers that you really do have the knowledge they require.

Career Path

The study of ICDL can provide you with the skills required to work in an office environment. For instance, you would have excellent skills to enable you to work as an Office Assistant, Admin Assistant, Secretary, PA, Virtual Assistant (VA) for example. Some organisations such as the NHS often ask for applicants who are going to work with them, as a Medical Secretary or Medical Administrator for example, specifically to hold the ICDL qualification.

Gaining an ICDL qualification is a great starting point to be able to progress on and work towards an expert level with ICDL Advanced which can really enhance your effectiveness in any workplace.

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required before starting this course.

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