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ECDL

The ECDL training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

The ECDL syllabus offers a comprehensive study programme suitable for anyone new to computers who would like to gain a good understanding of how PCs work and how to use popular software programs.

Course Duration: 90 hours

CPD Points: 90

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Module 1 – Basic Concepts of Information Technology (IT)

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Hardware
Lesson 3: Storage
Lesson 4: Software
Lesson 5: Information Networks
Lesson 6: Computers in Everyday Life
Lesson 7: IT and Society
Lesson 8: Security & Copyright

Module 2 – Using the Computer and Managing Files

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Desktop Environment
Lesson 3: Organising Files
Lesson 4: Simple Editing
Lesson 5: Print Management

Module 3 – Word Processing

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Basic Operations
Lesson 3: Formatting
Lesson 4: Finishing a Document
Lesson 5: Printing
Lesson 6: More Advanced Features

Module 4 – Spreadsheets

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Basic Operations
Lesson 3: Formulas and Functions
Lesson 4: Formatting
Lesson 5: Printing
Lesson 6: More Advanced Features

Module 5 – Databases

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Creating a Database
Lesson 3: Making Changes to a Database
Lesson 4: Use of Forms
Lesson 5: Retrieve Information
Lesson 6: Reporting

Module 6 – Presentations

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Basic Operations
Lesson 3: Formatting
Lesson 4: Graphics and Charts
Lesson 5: Printing and Distribution
Lesson 6: Slide Show Effects
Lesson 7: View a Slide Show

Module 7 – Information and Communication

Lesson 1: Internet: Getting Started
Lesson 2: Web Navigation
Lesson 3: Web Searching
Lesson 4: Bookmarks
Lesson 5: E-mail: Getting Started
Lesson 6: Messaging
Lesson 7: Addressing
Lesson 8: Message Management

This course is designed for those who are new to computers and wish to gain an understanding of how the major software packages work for both personal and work use.
In this course you will learn Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases and Presentations.  Additionally you will learn about operating a PC, using the internet and sending emails.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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