ICDL - Extra

Edinburgh College


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The International Certificate in Digital Literacy (formerly European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)) is a Europe-wide qualification that enables individuals to demonstrate their competence in computer skills. This is a highly sought-after qualification by most businesses and enhances any current employment. This formal qualification will provide you with a better understanding of computer programs you may have to use at work. This course is designed to give you in-depth knowledge and understanding of computer usage and Microsoft Office applications. You will look at legal issues, health and safety and good practices associated with computing.

Entry Requirements

You need to have ICDL Essentials or equivalent computing skills to SCQF Level 4.

Progression Routes

ICDL Advanced or NC Computing with Digital Media

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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