What is ICDL ?
ICDL is the world’s leading computer skills certification. To date more than 14 million people have engaged with the ICDL programme, in over 150 countries, through our network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs). The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed. Create your ICDL Profile today by joining other ICDL candidates from around the world in certifying your computer skills to the international standard.
ICDL programmes are for anyone who wishes to become fully competent in the use of a computer and common applications. Computer skills enable people of all ages to understand and use technology to improve their personal and professional lives. ICDL modules provide a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas which are validated by a test.
What is a ICDL Profile?
Customisation and flexibility have become an essential element of today’s digital environment. People use technology for different reasons, in different settings and at different levels, which is why we have developed ICDL Profiles. With a ICDL Profile, you can become certified in the skills you require for your educational and professional needs. You choose the module combinations best suited to you which then represent your ICDL Profile. While we recommend certain combinations of modules to create specific ICDL Profiles it is possible for candidates to choose the module combination which best suits their own individual educational and professional needs.
We recommend three ICDL Profiles – Base, Standard and Expert – each represents a different level of digital proficiency, and proof of the skill level that you have.