ECDL European Computer Driving Licence

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ECDL *Various Options Available: Core, Advanced, Shift Workers, Test only.

ECDL has become the recognized standard worldwide for computer literacy/ability. The ECDL builds around a special user-friendly skills card and this card records the skills students demonstrate in each of seven computer related modules. We teach the ECDL Core, Advanced ECDL and also to facilitate Shift workers.

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Five Reasons for you to do the new ECDL
  1. Stay Relevant — Technology has changed and is constantly changing. So should your skills.
  2. Build your Profile — Design an ECDL Profile to suit your needs.
  3. Enjoy the Choice — There’s never been a greater range of modules to choose from.
  4. Keep Learning — There’s no time limit. An ECDL Profile is for life!
  5. Meet the global standard — Join the 13 million people worldwide who have chosen ECDL.


Core Modules

The following are the seven modules:

  • Module 1: Computer Essentials *NEW
  • Module 2: Online Essentials *NEW
  • Module 3: Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Module 4: Spreadsheets (MS Excel)
  • Module 5: Database (MS Access)
  • Module 6: Presentation (MS PowerPoint)
  • Module 7: Online Collaboration *NEW

Duration: 22 Weeks @ 3 Hours Per Week. Cost: €22.50 per week Pay As You Go, or €495 total.
*Funding may be available for social welfare recipients.

Additional Modules:

  • I.T. Security – €70.00 *NEW
  • Web Editing – €70.00 *NEW
  • Image Editing – €70.00 *NEW

Advanced Modules

The ECDL Advanced is designed for those who have already been successful in completing the seven ECDL modules at core level. It builds on the skills and knowledge already mastered and allows students to progress to a higher level of competence.

Advanced is composed of individual modules. Each module is a standalone program that provides certification in that specific application.

Access I.T. Ltd. provides training in the following modules:

  • Advanced Word Processing (MS Word): Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Advanced Spreadsheets (MS Excel): Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Advanced Database (MS Access): Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Advanced Power Point (MS Powerpoint): Duration: 10 Weeks

Cost Per Module: €185
*Funding may be available for social welfare recipients.

ECDL Shift

We have a class also available to shift workers where you can choose between day or evening lessons which best suit your shift and still cover the same module in either class.
Duration: 22 Weeks @ 3 Hours Per Week. Cost for Shift ECDL: €495
*Funding may be available for social welfare recipients.

For more information, you can check out ECDL Ireland’s website

ECDL Test Only

‘Test Only’ is suitable for participants who already have the skills and knowledge to pass without any additional learning. They will have an opportunity to check their skills before taking the assessment.

If they already have a valid skills-card or have been registered for ECDL and have taken some modules, this Test Only option will allow them to take the remaining assessments to complete the qualification.

Note: Please bring a photo ID to your first exam.

Core ECDL Test Only Cost: €35 per test + €40 Skills Card
Advanced ECDL Test Only Cost: €80 per module
Certificate included for each module.

Click the following link for more information:-


  • Address St Saviours Parish Centre, Ballybeg, Waterford, Ireland.
  • Phone 051 590873
  • Category Computers and Software, IT Skills
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost see above
  • Course Length 22 weeks
  • Start date September


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