International Certificate of Digital Literacy

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus, East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus


ICDL, previously ECDL, is the International Certification of Digital Literacy, certificated by the British Computer Society and recognised by employers across the globe as the benchmark in digital and IT user skills. It is suitable for beginners or those already working with computers.

It is a completely flexible online course, based on one-to-one and/or group meetings between you and our tutors, using Microsoft Teams and email. Learners work through the modules at their own pace and in the order of their choosing.

Subjects Include:
IT user fundamentals; Internet and email; Word processing; Spreadsheet software; Presentation software; Database software; IT security for users.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Progression Routes

NQ Computing or HND Computing: Networking & Cyber Security

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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Computing General

IT Security

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