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European Computer Driving License

ECDL is the global standard in practical computer skills and competencies. The programme is for anyone who needs to demonstrate to an international standard that they are fully competent in the use of a personal computer and common computer applications and that they know the essential concepts of Information Technology.

Benefits for Candidates:

  • Increases essential IT knowlege/skills
  • Increases confidence in computer use
  • Provides an internationally-recognised qualification
  • Improves job prospects and job mobility
  • Provides a platform from which to move on to higher-level IT education

Benefits for Employers:

  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces costs
  • Increases the quality of employee output
  • Reduces time wasted
  • Makes better use of IT resources
  • Provides a better return on IT investment


List of courses

These modules are available via the MLE to the 43 forces of England and Wales. A list of courses can be found in the Open Learning Category.


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