Computer The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Level 2
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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