ICDL Online Courses ( Formerly ECDL ) | Pitman Training

ICDL Online (Formerly ECDL Online)

This is the way to gain your ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) qualification. Here, each self-study ICDL online course splits into modules that focus on key concepts. Above all, these comprehensive courses aim to give you the skills you need to fit your future career plans.

Quick Enquiry

Are ICDL Online Courses for you?

ICDL online courses aim to give individuals a good basic understanding of computers and some of the most common software. For instance, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Further, this course is suitable for beginners.

✔ A great choice for those considering a career in Office Administration.

✔ Suitable for those at a beginner's level.

What is ECDL?

ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence is the former name for ICDL. However, the most current term is ICDL or International Computer Driving Licence.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 90 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

Around 90 hours

Since beginning my training, I have done two exams and got distinctions in both. A year ago this would have been impossible! My confidence on the computer has soared and I have learnt so much and hope to continue to do so.

- Julie G.

About ICDL Qualifications

The ICDL Foundation and the British Computer Society (BCS) approve all our modules.

Our self-study ICDL training gives you the flexibility to train at a time and pace which suits you. What’s more, ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) certifications from Pitman Training have both national and international recognition.

Once your training is complete, you will be ready to sit for the ICDL tests. In fact, these tests are the recognised ICDL qualifications. They include - ICDL, ICDL Essentials (Level 1), ICDL Extra (Level 2) and ITQ.

Computer Driving Licence Course

There are 7 modules in this course:

Module 1 - takes you through IT fundamentals

Module 2 - covers security for IT users

Module 3 - teaches you techniques and skills for Word Processing using Microsoft Word

Module 4 - covers Excel and spreadsheets

Module 5 - introduces the database programme, Access

Module 6 - covers Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software

Module 7 - looks at using email and the Internet

Aims and Objectives

To become skilled in the use of a PC and the most commonly used software package, Microsoft Office. To accomplish this, individuals will study courses through a series of practical modules. After, you can confidently present employers with the knowledge they require.

ICDL has both national and international recognition. Thus, the skills you learn during this course will stand out on your CV.

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required before starting this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

The study of ICDL online courses can provide you with the skills required to work in an office environment. For instance, skills allow you to work as an Office Assistant, Admin Assistant, Secretary, PA, or Virtual Assistant (VA). Some organisations, such as the NHS, even ask for applicants to hold the ICDL certificate. For example, those who are going to work with NHS as a Medical Secretary or Medical Administrator.

Gaining an ICDL certificate is a great starting point to be able to progress. After, you can work towards an expert level with ICDL Advanced. This way, you can enhance your success in any business.

Additional Information

ICDL Course Training Centres

Location Address Region
Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow Enquire &
Book Now
Clare Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare Enquire &
Book Now
Cork Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork Enquire &
Book Now
Dublin Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin Enquire &
Book Now
Dublin-Swords Pitman Training Dublin-Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin Enquire &
Book Now
Dundalk Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth Enquire &
Book Now
Galway Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway Enquire &
Book Now
Kerry Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry Enquire &
Book Now
Laois Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Enquire &
Book Now
Limerick Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick Enquire &
Book Now
Maynooth Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth Enquire &
Book Now
Mullingar Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Enquire &
Book Now
Naas Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas Enquire &
Book Now
Sligo Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo Enquire &
Book Now
Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
Book Now
Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
Book Now
Wicklow Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow Enquire &
Book Now
Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1, Deerpark Business Complex, Dublin Road, Carlow R93 K409
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Dublin-Swords
Pitman Training Dublin-Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT
Clare
Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare V95 F3C5
Wicklow
Pitman Training Wicklow, 10 Bullford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow A63 TP65

Looking for prices?

Request more details or call the team on 1800 532632

Download a Course Factsheet Now!

Simply enter your details below and we'll email you a copy of all the course details straightaway. One of our friendly course advisors will be in touch to see how we can help and answer all your questions.

Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

Course Fees?

Click below for more details or call us on 1800 532632.

Ready to improve your career?

Personal Training?

Quick Enquiry

Group or Corporate?

Quick Enquiry

Call us now and transform your career today

1800 532632

Connect with us on