The ICDL (International Computer Driving License)  is a test of practical skills and competencies and consists of seven separate modules covering computer theory and practice. To achieve an ICDL certification, you must successfully pass a test in all seven modules.


Today, computer skills are increasingly important to people in all walks of life. The ICDL is an information technology certificate for everyone.

It is intended for those who need to, or wish to, know how to use a personal computer. It is suitable for people from every work discipline, for people entering the job market, and for all ages.

Course duration: 112 hours


  • Increases essential IT knowledge/skills
  • Increases confidence in computer use
  • Provides internationally-recognized qualification
  • Improves job prospects and job mobility
  • Provides a platform from which to move on to higher-level IT education


  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces costs
  • Increases the quality of employee output
  • Reduces time wasted
  • Makes better use of IT resources
  • Provides a better return on IT investment


This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks, and data security.

You will learn to:

  • Understand the key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software.
  • Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows
  • Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features
  • Create a simple document and print an output
  • Know about the main concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organize files and folders
  • Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and extract large files
  • Understand network concepts and connection options and be able to connect to a network
  • Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware, and the importance of backing up data
  • Recognize considerations relating to green IT, accessibility, and user.


Computer and Devices:

  • ICT
  • Hardware
  • Software and Licensing
  • Start up Shut Down
  • Desktop, Icons, Settings:
  • Desktops and Icons
  • Using Windows
  • Tools and Settings


  • Working with Text
  • Printing
  • File Management:
  • Introducing Files and Folders
  • Organizing Files and Folders
  • Storage and Compression


  • Network Concepts
  • Network Access

Security and Well-Being:

  • Protecting Data and Devices
  • Malware
  • Health and Green IT


This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

You will learn to:

  • Understand web browsing and online security concepts
  • Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks, and web outputs
  • Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content
  • Understand key copyright and data protection issues
  • Understand concepts of online communities, communications and e-mail
  • Send, receive e-mails and manage e-mail settings
  • Organize and search e-mails and use calendars


Web Browsing Concepts:

  • Key Concepts
  • Security and Safety
  • Web Browsing:
  • Using the Web Browser
  • Tools and Settings
  • Bookmarks
  • Web Outputs

Web-Based Information:

  • Search
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Copyright, Data Protection

Communication Concepts:

  • Online Communities
  • Communication Tools

Using E-mail:

  • Sending E-mail
  • Receiving E-mail
  • Tools and Settings
  • Organizing E-mails


This module allows candidates to demonstrate the ability to use a word processing application to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting, and finishing small-sized word processing documents, such as letters and other everyday documents.

You will learn to:

  • Work with documents and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options, such as the help function, to enhance productivity
  • Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute
  • Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution; recognize good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options
  • Insert tables, images, and drawn objects into documents
  • Prepare documents for mail merge operations
  • Adjust document page settings
  • Check and correct spelling before finally printing documents


Using the Application:

  • Working with Documents
  • Enhancing Productivity
  • Document Creation:
  • Enter Text
  • Select, Edit

Mail Merge:

  • Preparation
  • Outputs


  • Text
  • Paragraphs
  • Styles


  • Table Creation
  • Table Formatting
  • Graphical Objects

Prepare Outputs:

  • Setup
  • Check and Print


This module allows candidates to understand the concept of spreadsheets and to demonstrate an ability to use a spreadsheet to produce accurate work outputs.

You will learn to:

  • Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options, such as the help function, within the application to enhance productivity
  • Enter data into cells; use good practice in creating lists
  • Select, sort and copy, move and delete data
  • Edit rows and columns in a worksheet and adjust spreadsheet page settings.
  • Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions; use good practice in formula creation; recognize error values in formulas
  • Format numbers and text content in a spreadsheet
  • Choose, create, and format charts to communicate information meaningfully
  • Check and correct spreadsheet content before finally printing spreadsheets


Using the Application:

  • Working with Spreadsheets
  • Enhancing Productivity

Managing Worksheets:

  • Rows and Columns
  • Worksheets
  • Formulas and Functions:
  • Arithmetic Formulas
  • Functions


  • Numbers/Dates
  • Contents
  • Alignment, Border Effects


  • Insert, Select
  • Edit, Sort
  • Copy, Move, Delete


  • Create
  • Edit
  • Prepare outputs:
  • Setup
  • Check and Print


This module allows candidates to understand the concept of presentations and to demonstrate competence in using presentation software.

You will learn to:

  • Work with presentations and save them in different file formats
  • Choose built-in options, such as the help function, within the application to enhance productivity
  • Understand different presentation views and when to use them; choose different slide layouts and designs.
  • Enter, edit, and format text in presentations.
  • Recognize good practice in applying unique titles to slides
  • Choose, create, and format charts to communicate information meaningfully
  • Insert and edit pictures, images, and drawn objects
  • Apply animation and transition effects to presentations
  • Check and correct presentation content before finally printing and giving presentations


Using the Application:

  • Working with Presentation
  • Enhancing Productivity

Developing a Presentation:

  • Presentation Views
  • Slides
  • Master Slide


  • Handling Text
  • Formatting
  • Lists
  • Tables


  • Using Charts
  • Organization Charts

Graphical Objects:

  • Insert, Manipulate
  • Drawing

Prepare Outputs:

  • Preparation
  • Check and Deliver


This module allows candidates to understand the main concepts underlying the secure use of ICT in daily life and to use relevant techniques and applications to maintain a secure network connection, use the Internet safely and securely, and manage data and information appropriately.

You will learn to:

  • Understand the key concepts relating to the importance of secure information and data, physical security, privacy and identity theft
  • Protect a computer, device, or network from malware and unauthorized access
  • Understand the types of networks, connection types, and network specific issues, including firewalls
  • Browse the World Wide Web; communicate on the Internet securely
  • Understand security issues related to communications, including e-mail and instant messaging
  • Backup and restore data appropriately and safely; securely dispose of data and devices


Security Concepts:

  • Data Threats
  • Value of Information
  • Personal Security
  • File Security


  • Definition and Function
  • Types
  • Protection

Network Security:

  • Networks
  • Network Connections
  • Wireless Security
  • Access Control

Secure Web Use:

  • Web Browsing
  • Social Networking
  • Storage and Compression


  • E-mail
  • Instant Messaging

Secure Data Management:

  • Securing and Backing up
  • Secure Destruction


This module sets out concepts and skills relating to the setup and use of online collaborative tools, such as storage, productivity applications, calendars, social media, web meetings, learning environments, and mobile technology.

You will learn to:

  • Understand the key concepts relating to online collaboration and cloud computing
  • Set up accounts to prepare for online collaboration
  • Use online storage and web-based productivity applications to collaborate
  • Use online and mobile calendars to manage and plan activities
  • Collaborate and interact using social networks, blogs, and wikis
  • Schedule and host online meetings and use online learning environments
  • Understand key mobile technology concepts and use features such as e-mail, applications, and synchronization


Collaboration Concepts:

  • Key Concepts
  • Cloud Computing

Preparation for Online Collaboration:

  • Common Setup Features
  • Setup

Using Online Collaborative Tools:

  • Online Storage and Productivity Applications
  • Online Calendars
  • Social Media
  • Online Meetings
  • Online Learning Environments

Mobile Collaboration:

  • Key Concepts
  • Using Mobile Devices
  • Applications
  • Synchronization