ECDL and Information and Communications Technology

ECDL 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

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.

ECDL Modules:

MS Word

MS Excel

MS Access

MS Powerpoint

Computer Essentials

Online Essentials

Online Collaboration

The ECDL 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


Digital Media

Work Experience – two weeks


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.