ECDL 7Unit

ECDL (7 unit)
IT user fundamentals Builds the learner’s confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start-up to productive use and basic computer housekeeping.
Using email  and the internet Helps the learner understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way, explaining key terms and developing fundamental knowledge of computer security.
Security for IT users Provides the learner with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting their own data as well as that of other users.
Word processing Helps the learner use a range of basic word processing software tools and techniques to produce appropriate, straightforward or routine documents.
Spreadsheet software Enables learners to use a range of basic spreadsheet software tools and techniques to produce spreadsheets.
Presentation software Provides the skills to use a range of basic presentation software tools. Learners will be able to create text based or diagram based slide shows and lecture notes.
Database software Introduces learners to basic database software tools, enabling them to enter information, set up single tables and retrieve information by running database queries.

ECDL maps to the international ECDL syllabus, with the exception of Security for IT users, which has been designed to meet UK standards.

To find out more about the ECDL qualification, visit the BCS website.