COURSE INFORMATION

The world's number one IT qualification, ECDL is the benchmark for digital literacy in educational systems around the globe.

ECDL equips you with the skills to use a computer confidently and effectively, building on existing knowledge and motivating further learning.

Tried, tested and trusted, ECDL courses have been delivered to over 11 million people, in 41 languages across 148 countries. Over 2 million people have taken ECDL in the UK since 1997.

ECDL is available at each of the main Fife College campuses. This is a flexible learning course which offers class tuition followed by testing. Most of the work can be carried out at home as well if you are unable to attend college regularly. As a student you can download Office 365 and use this at home assuming you have a compatible computer system.

  • Flexible attendance
  • Can be completed in a year depending on student ability and availability to attend classes and tests

ECDL Extra

Word processing, spreadsheet software, presentation software, improving productivity (Level 5).

ECDL Essentials

Security for IT users, IT user fundamentals – using Windows 10, online essentials – using Outlook and Internet Explorer (Level 4).

ECDL

This seven-unit qualification covers the following: Word processing, spreadsheet software, presentation software, databases, security for IT users, IT user fundamentals – using Windows 10, online essentials – using Outlook and Internet Explorer.

  • No previous experience or qualifications are required
  • Experience of Level 4 ICT would be an advantage
  • Further qualifications in administration, computing or related areas within College
  • Administration and similar jobs which require computing knowledge

Costs for either:

  • Each individual unit
  • ECDL Extra
  • ECDL Essentials
  • ECDL seven unit

Fee waivers may be available to cover the cost of units.

An ITA (Individual Training Account) may be available to cover the cost of part of the course. Visit My World of Work for details.

  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • You can apply by contacting Colin Bell on colinbell@fife.ac.uk or 0344 248 0115