IT training for staff


European Computer Driving Licence

An IT skills qualification for intermediate IT users to advance their web, email
and office skills.




Who is ECDL for?

Staff who use PCs regularly and want to both advance their skills and gain an internationally recognised qualification. If you have basic computing skills and use a computer regularly, this is the qualification for you. You can either teach yourself and be tested at Kent, or take a series of training courses or do a combination.

ECDL Extra

ECDL Extra topics



This unit develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering text, editing and formatting work, and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. The learner will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.




This ECDL unit helps learners to develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, through to creating charts and producing high-quality documents.




The presentation software unit introduces the learner to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, learners will be capable of producing high-quality presentations using a variety of tools, including charts, graphs and drawn objects.


using IT


The ITQ requires the inclusion of content that builds the learner’s ability to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to save time and effort when producing word-processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.


QCF: Full level 2 ITQ Certificate

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Last Updated: 25/11/2015