ECDL Base Modules

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Accredited Courses (2)

ECDL – Base Modules: Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Word Processing, Spreadsheets
ECDL – Modules: Presentations and Using Databases

This course is suitable for individuals interested in acquiring the European Computer Driving Licence.

ECDL – Base Modules: Autumn term, Monday nights x 16

Base modules certify skills that are considered essential skills - together they form the set of skills and knowledge that are crucial for all, which is why they are considered essential.


The four Base modules are:

Computer Essentials- skills and concepts relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks and data security.

Online Essentials- skills and concepts relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Word Processing– skills to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing word processing documents, such as letters, CVs, and other documents.

Spreadsheets– skills to perform tasks associated with developing, formatting, modifying and using a spreadsheet, to use standard formulas and functions, and to competently create and format graphs or charts.

ECDL – Modules: Presentations and Using Databases

ECDL – Modules: Autumn and Spring terms, Wednesday nights x 4 each

Presentation– create professional standard presentations. Perform tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.

Using Databases– use a desktop database effectively. Understand the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application: creating and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution. Learning to relate tables and to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.

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