ICDL and Information and Communications Technology

ICDL and Information and Communications Technology

South Dublin City
1-2 years
Further Education and PLC
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

ICDL (formerly ECDL) and ICT Skills is an excellent course which provides the knowledge and experience necessary for working with information technology in the workplace. A wide range of relevant topics are covered including (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Online Collaboration ). There are practical projects and hands-on assignments to develop your skills to a high level.

Programme Aims

To provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude in using computers, to gain employment in an office environment or to go on to Further Training/Education.

ICDL Modules

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Access
  • MS Powerpoint
  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Online Collaboration

The ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) establishes a standard for everyone who uses a computer in either a professional or personal capacity. It is a certificate that verifies competence in computer use, making the holder readily mobile within Ireland and Internationally. Employers and job seekers all agree on the importance of this standard.

ICT Skills Modules

  • Workplace Safety
  • Information Technology Skills
  • Computer Applications
  • Team Working
  • Communications
  • Digital Media
  • Work Experience – two weeks
  • Maths

Certificates are awarded for the achievement of major awards, where learners achieve the national standard in a prescribed number or component areas.

Component Certificates are awarded for the achievement of individual areas, which can stand alone or build towards the achievement of a full certificate.