Computer The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Level 2

ECDL

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 7 Units of ECDL

ECDL consists of 7 units, with a mixture of Level 1 and Level 2 units. Units 1, 2 and 7 are Level 1, the remaining units are all Level 2.


UNIT 1: SECURITY FOR IT USERS
The security for IT users unit provides you with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting your own data as well as that of other users.

UNIT 2: IT USER FUNDAMENTALS
IT user fundamentals builds your confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start-up, to productive use and basic computer housekeeping.

UNIT 3: WORD PROCESSING
This unit develops your ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. You  will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

UNIT 4: SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE
This ECDL unit helps you to develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, through to creating charts and producing high-quality documents.

UNIT 5: DATABASE SOFTWARE
This unit enables you to understand some of the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application. This includes creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.

UNIT 6: PRESENTATION SOFTWARE
The presentation software unit introduces you to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, you will be capable of producing high-quality presentations using a variety of tools, including charts, graphs and drawn objects.

UNIT 7: USING EMAIL & THE INTERNET
This unit helps the you understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way. It explains key terms and builds knowledge of the fundamentals of computer security and use of the internet and email.

 

 


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COST

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