What is special about this course?
The ECDL is the European-wide qualification that enables people to demonstrate their competence in Information Technology skills. This course is becoming the most widely recognised qualification in the field of work-related computer use and is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
Aims of the Course
- To raise the general level of competence in Information Technology
- To improve productivity at work
- To enable employers to invest more efficiently in Information Technology
- To ensure that best practice and quality issues are understood and implemented.
No formal entry qualifications are required, although a basic knowledge of computers is desired.
The ECDL syllabus is designed to cover the key concepts of computing, its practical applications and their use in the workplace and society in general. It comprises seven modules -
- Security for IT Users
- Computer Essentials
- Online Essentials
- Word Processing
- Spreadsheet Software
- Database Software
- Presentation Software
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
The modules may be taken in any order and enrolment is for 1 year. The course is structured so that you can start ECDL anytime and is available during the day or in the evenings.
This course is offered at Moray College UHI, Elgin, our Learning Centre in Keith and within Buckie and Forres Libraries. It is also available at the Cairngorms Learning Partnership in Kingussie.
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
- Buckie Learning Centre
- Forres Learning Centre
Any chosen start date.
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Further study may include any of the Advanced ECDL Modules or the NC Digital Media Computing courses.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.