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Suitable for: ECDL is ideal for anyone who wants to improve his or her IT skills. Upon completion the participant will have achieved a Level 1 Award and a Level 2 Diploma, at this point they will be ready for ECDL advanced level.
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The ECDL is the ideal qualification for anyone who needs to develop their IT skills and/or demonstrate that they are fully competent in the use of the computer and computer accessories. There is no specific group that chooses the ECDL; participants join from many different sectors of society, including second-level and third-level students, teachers, employees, retired people and the elderly. These groups choose the ECDL because the syllabus applies to both business and personal situations.
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- IT Fundamentals
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Qualified and Experienced ICT trainer who brings significant knowledge, skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office Applications from Beginner to Advanced Levels. Mandy supports learners in a professional and relaxed manner, through a range of practical exercises, enabling them to develop their knowledge and skills in ways that enable them to apply what they have learnt in the workplace.
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the internationally recognised qualification for computer users.
ECDL improves learners’ understanding of computers and promotes efficient use of software. The course opens up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it provides.
The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT.
The seven ECDL Units are:
IT User Fundamentals
IT User fundamentals builds the learners confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start up to productive use and basic computer house-keeping.
Using email and the Internet
This unit helps the learner understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way. It explains key terms and builds a knowledge of the fundamentals of computer security, and how to start browsing the internet and using email.
Security for IT Users
The Security for IT Users unit provides the learner with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting their data and that of other users.
This unit develops the learners ability to create word-processed documents, entering text, editing and formatting work and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.
This ECDL unit helps learners develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets from entering data and formatting worksheets through to creating charts and producing high quality documents.
The Presentation Software unit introduces the learner to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, learners will be capable of producing high quality presentations using a variety of tools including charts, graphs and drawn objects.
Improving Productivity Using IT
The ITQ requires the inclusion of content that builds the learners ability to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to help save time and effort when producing word-processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.
ECDL is a structured course of study which in 7 units will develop a learners experience and IT skills.
ECDL testing is carried out using automated testing systems which give instant feedback of the learners progress and reduce the burden of manually marked papers. Aspyra Training provide automated testing services.
ECDL is an excellent introduction to computers for new users or people who have never had formal tuition before. ECDL allows learners to experience computer basics and introduces the fundamentals of secure and effective computer use.
ECDL builds upon the learners fundamental understanding of computer use and develops the understanding of key office-based software in word-processing, spreadsheets and presentations.