Accredited ECDL Foundation QualificationCoventry University
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- Foundation degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
Skills and Training
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the internationally recognised qualification for computer users.
ECDL improves learners’ understanding of computers and promotes efficient use of software. The course can open up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it offers. The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the internationally recognised qualification for computer users. ECDL improves learners’ understanding of computers and promotes efficient use of software. The course opens up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it provides. The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT. Learn more about the ECDL units.WHAT WILL I LEARN?
ECDL Foundation, (seven units)
You can receive an ECDL Start Certificate for the following four modules (on request):
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 own data as well as that of other users.
IT User Fundamentals
IT user fundamentals builds the learner’s confidence by teaching basic interaction with computers, from start-up, to productive use and basic computer housekeeping.
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 knowledge of the fundamentals of computer security and use of the internet and email.
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 spellchecker 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.
This unit enables learners to understand some of the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application. This includes creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.
Tutor-led course: ECDL Accredited ICT ECDL Foundation Certificate
Held on Fridays: 13 May to 15 July, 10:00-13:00, (with a break), in room ECG36.
Sessions in weeks 2 - 4 involve a lecture, revision, group exercises and practice. In week 5, there is a study week to catch up on study or take ECDL tests. Sessions in weeks 7–10 involve a lecture, revision, group exercises and practice of the remaining application modules.
Week 1 (13 May): Introduction: collect registration details for BCS registration. ID must be provided in this session (see terms and conditions below). Introduction to the systems that we use with ECDL Foundation, training materials and the testing system. Using materials with downloaded practice work files. Demonstrating and accessing the practice papers, guides etc.
Week 2 (20 May): Module 1 - IT Security
Week 3 (27 May): Module 2 - Computer Essentials
Week 4 (03 June): Module 7 - Online Essentials
Week 5 (10 June): Study break to catch up with modules, pre-exams and exams
Week 6 (17 June): Module 3 - Word Processing
Week 7 (24 June): Module 6 - Presentation software
Week 8 (01 July): Module 4 - Spreadsheet software
Week 9 (08 July): Module 5 - Database software
Week 10 (15 July): Study week to catch up with modules, pre-exams and exams
Cost: £700.00HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
To pass the full ECDL Foundation module, you must take a 45 minute test for each of the seven ECDL modules.
This automated test system will give you instant results. The pass mark is 75% or more on each module to achieve the qualification.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
See course outline available per term.
Testing will be taken separately when the learner is prepared and ready. Testing timetable for weekly testing available."