Dundee City Council - IT Training Section


European Computer Driving Licence Standard & Advanced Workshops


The Council’s IT Training Section run drop-in sessions each Monday and Friday at Gardyne Road.  These sessions are held in Rooms D6 and D9 and run from 0900-1230 hours and 1330-1630 hours.  You can study for any module, sit mock and live tests. 



The Ecdl consists of seven modules tests, which can be taken in any order over a three year period. The modules that lead to this final qualification are Module 1 - Basic concepts of IT Module 2 - Using Computer and Managing Files Module 3 - Word Processing Module 4 - Spreadsheets Module 5 - Databases Module 6 - Presentations Module 7 - Information and Communication


You can gain various certificates as you work towards the full European Computer Driving Licence Certificate? 


For example to gain:

BCS Level 1 Certificate for IT Users

You need only complete three modules from Syllabus 4:

Concepts of Information Technology (Module 1)

Using the Computer and Managing Files (Module 2)

E-mail and Internet (Module 7)

ECDL Start Certificate

You need only complete any four from either Syllabus 3 or Syllabus 4 of the 7 ECDL modules and you can be awarded a Start Certificate.




ECDL Advanced is split into 4 independent modules, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases and Presentations. As each module is a stand-alone qualification, a certificate is issued for each individual test taken and passed. ECDL Expert Certificate In addition, if you gain all 4 advanced modules you will be awarded an ECDL Expert Certificate that entitles you to 6 months free Associated Membership to the British Computer Society encompassing a wide range of benefits.



To book a place – contact Ian McKenna on Telephone (43)8013 or e-mail him on ian.mckenna@dundeecity.gov.uk