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 The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised IT qualification  in over  135 countries by employers. It is designed to improve your confidence and knowledge in using desktop applications in Microsoft Windows and Office 2013. It is certified in the UK by the British Computer Society (BCS).

St George's, University of London, is an accredited Test Centre for the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) and it is available to all staff and students.

 


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New Flexible ECDL Level 2 Certificate (available for Office 2013)

Flexible ECDL allows you to combine modules to create an ECDL qualification to suit your needs across levels 1, 2 and 3 to create an ECDL qualification around your needs. ECDL has introduced some new modules to give you more choice. The table below provides you with the module choices at each level.

Credit values

Module

Level 1

Level 2

Improving Productivity using IT

3

4

IT user fundamentals

3

 

IT security for users

1

 

Using the internet and email

5

 

Using collaborative technologies

3

 

Database software

3

4

Presentation software

3

4

Project management software

 

4

Spreadsheet software

3

4

Word processing software

3

4

 

When completing the ECDL Flexible certificate the Improving Productivity Using IT module is mandatory* at both levels which gives 3 credits at level 1 and 4 credits at level 2 .

ECDL Flexible Certificate

Level 2

Minimum Credit Value

16

Maximum Credit Value

20

Mandatory Module*

L2 Improving Productivity Using IT (4 credits)

See ECDL Level 2 Module Information

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ECDL Core seven modules Level 2 Certificate (available for Office 2013)

ECDL can be studied by a beginner or by confident computer users wishing to improve and prove their computing skills for personal use and in employment.

See ECDL Level 2 Module Information

ECDL Core

IT User Fundamentals

Word Processing

Security for IT Users

Spreadsheet

Using Email and the Internet

Presentation

Access database

 

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Learning materials & support available

You can attend workshops to gain the knowledge that is required but as an approved test centre, you can also sit each of the assessments using our online testing system. The training material assumes no prior expertise and offers a flexible way to study for the qualification.

  • Online training materials
  • One-to-One Support from a qualified trainer.
  • Group workshops every two weeks
  • Hands on drop in workshops with time for Q&A.

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How much will it cost?

Free to all SGUL staff and can be used as part of their personal development.

Below are the costs for: NHS Staff, Faculty Staff and all students.

Qualification

Registration Price

Tests

On-line Training
Modules

Total

ECDL Core

£25.00

7 x £8.50 = £59.50

7 x £6.50 = £45.50

£130.00

Flexible ECDL Certificate

£37.00

5 x £8.50 = £42.50

(May vary)

5 x £6.50 = £32.50

(May vary)

£112.00 

Test re-takes

£8.50 per unit

     

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Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. You must be very self-motivated and committed to attending regularly. Acces to the internet and the ability to work independently is also essential.

At the end of each module you will be assessed to guage what you have learnt and if you are ready to take the test. You are given 45 minutes to take each test and the pass mark is 75% for each module.

More testing information:

To gain the qualification you will need to pass each module test.

You are given 45 minutes for each test

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Level 2 Module Information

Flexible ECDL - Level 2 units

Word processing

Develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish, and effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

Spreadsheet software

Helps the learner develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, to creating charts and producing high-quality documents.

Presentation software

Shows the learner how to produce high-quality presentations using a variety of tools including charts, graphs and drawn objects.

Database software

Looks at creating and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and retrieve and manipulate information using query and sort tools.

Improving productivity using IT

Enables the learner to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to save time and effort when producing word processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

Project management software

Shows learners how to use a wide range of project management software tools and techniques to input and edit information to support the planning and management of projects.

Using collaborative technologies

 

IT user fundamentals

 

IT security for users

 

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 06 September 2016 11:10

IT Trainer in the Library

The IT trainer offers group or one-to-one tailored tuition and support onsite in Microsoft Office® applications.

Contact details

Fiona Graham: 020 8725 5662

Email: ITtraining@sgul.ac.uk