courseICDL/ITQ 5.0 – International Computer Driving License

Take our ICDL/ITQ 5.0 – International Computer Driving License and gain the knowledge needed to pass the ICDL qualification

The ICDL is a qualification recognised throughout Europe. With use of IT increasing in the everyday workplace, it is now highly valued. People with an ICDL prove they are fully competent in the use of a computer and common applications & therefore have a much better chance of getting jobs. This level of competency has been developed throughout the eight in-depth modules of online training.

Not only do you get this, but we are now including brand new extra content covering the new Windows 8 system, plus the newer 2010 & 2013 version of Word & Excel within the course.

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What the course will teach you:

  • IT User Fundamentals
  • Using email and the Internet
  • Security for IT Users
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Database Software

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ICDL/ITQ 5.0 – International Computer Driving License

Module 1 - IT User Fundamentals

IT User fundamentals builds the learners confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start up to productive use and basic computer house-keeping.

Module 2 - Using email and the Internet

This unit helps the learner understand how to use internet and email in a safe and secure way. It explains key terms and builds a knowledge of the fundamentals of computer security, and how to start browsing the internet and using email.

Module 3 - Security for IT Users

The Security for IT Users unit provides the learner with an essential understanding of how to use a computer in a safe and secure manner, protecting their data and that of other users.

Module 4 - Word Processing

This now includes updated content to cover the 2010 version & develops your ability to create word-processed documents, entering text, editing and formatting work and using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish. You will also understand how to work more effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

Module 5 - Spreadsheet Software

This now includes update content to cover the 2010 version & helps learners develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets from entering data and formatting worksheets through to creating charts and producing high quality documents.

Module 6 - Presentation Software

The Presentation Software unit introduces you to this important means of business communication. Upon completion, you will be capable of producing high quality presentations using a variety of tools including charts, graphs and drawn objects.

Module 7 - Database Software

A brand new bonus module has been added to cover Microsoft Access 2010 at no extra charge! Get started with this module to begin understanding the application and familiarising yourself with databases. Lean how to create tables, objects, retrieve information and prepare outputs!

Module 8 - Improving Productivity

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

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)

Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.