International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Standard

International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Base

International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Standard

Introduction

																		ICDL certification programmes consist of modules which define the skills and competencies necessary to be a proficient user of a computer and common computer applications. Each ICDL module provides a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas which are validated by a test.  Currently, there are 7 ICDL modules in total.  

ICDL Certification: ICDL is the international standard in end-user computer skills.   Our collective experience in implementing certification programmes across education systems and government administrations has demonstrated that for a recommended level of ICT competence to be achieved which would enable effective employability, a certification of a minimum of seven ECDL / ICDL modules is appropriate.  To receive the ICDL certificate, modules 2, 3, and 7 are compulsory modules plus any 4 additional modules.  Currently, the majority of countries offer Modules 1-7.
																	

Program Objectives


																		The ICDL programme is for anyone who needs to demonstrate to an international standard that they are fully competent in the use of personal computer and common computer applications and that they know the essential concepts of information technology. 
																	

Program Contents

																		Module 1 - Concepts of Information and Communication Technology
Module 2 - Using the Computer and Managing Files
Module 3 - Word Processing
Module 4 – Spread Sheets
Module 5 - Using Databases
Module 6 - Presentations
Module 7 - Web Browsing and Communication
																	

Assessment and Certification

																		Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Certificate from the ICDL Foundation. 
																	

Target Audience

																		Any Bahraini Jobseeker, 16 years or older is eligible for the scheme, they must not be enrolled in any form of formal education or any other Tamkeen program.

Any Bahraini Employee, 16 years or older, currently receiving a wage below BD 270, 350 or 400 (for high school, diploma and bachelor graduates respectively) is eligible for the scheme. They must not be enrolled in any form of formal education or any other Tamkeen program.
																	

Course Dates

International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Base

Introduction

																		
ICDL Base Profile is considered a certification at digital literacy level. It consists of 4 separate modules covering key ICT skills and
knowledge areas that are a must have regardless what your role is in society. These set of skills are essential in that they enable you to
develop more specialized skills and knowledge. Without these skills you will simply find it difficult to carry out everyday tasks.
																	

Program Objectives


																		 
-Skills and concepts relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks and data security.
- Skills and concepts relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.
- Skills to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing word processing documents, such as letters, CVs, and other documents.
- Skills to perform tasks associated with developing, formatting, modifying and using a spreadsheet, to use standard formulas and functions, and to competently create and format graphs or charts.
																	

Program Contents

																		
Following are the modules covered in the course: 

MODULE 1: COMPUTER ESSENTIALS
MODULE 2: ONLINE ESSENTIALS 
MODULE 3: WORD PROCESSING 
MODULE 4: SPREADSHEETS
																	

Assessment and Certification

																		On successful completion of the course, the candidate will receive completion certificate from ICDL.
																	

Target Audience

																		This certification is designed for beginners.
																	

Course Dates