Project Description


The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) is the most widely recognised all-round computer certification in the world, and eCollege provides training for students to join the millions of people to achieve this respected accreditation.

Users of all ages can enrol in this online course, to become fully competent in the common applications that help users improve their professional and personal lives. Computer literacy is a fundamental skill, whether you are seeking employment or you wish to improve your understanding of digital technology. The practical, up-to-date ICDL programme provides an internationally respected skillset and the confidence to thrive in the digital world.

Course Description

To achieve full ICDL accreditation, students must complete four core modules, plus a choice of any three additional modules selected from the standard and optional modules. Each module is tested at one of our external exam centres.

Read more about the certification.

What’s Included

  • All course content

  • Practice exercises and quizzes

  • A practice exam

  • A certification exam voucher

Course Handbook

Course Topics

Prerequisites & Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent, fluency in the English language and intermediate computer literacy level are required.
  • You will be required to complete and pass a basic IT Literacy entry quiz at the start of the course, if you do not pass the quiz you will not be able to continue with the programme.

If you wish to learn essential IT skills and expand your knowledge of digital technology, this course is for you.

  • All students should have access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Windows (e.g Windows 10)Apple/Android devices are not supported and cannot be used for this course.
  • A broadband connection is essential to stream video content.

You require a web browser to view content and access web platforms. You will receive an Office 365 licence to use for the duration of the course.


Computer literacy is a fundamental skill and an asset in virtually any modern workplace. The official ICDL certificate opens up many opportunities in a wide range of industries.


If you attain the ICDL and wish to further your IT training, eCollege provides advanced courses such as the Microsoft Office Specialist awards.

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Please note you can only be enrolled on one eCollege course at any one time. 

Course Code: NC 09857

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