International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) is a relevant and internationally recognized qualification for computer users.

ICDL improves your understanding and efficient use of computers. The course opens up a variety of opportunities through the broad range of skills it provides.

No prior knowledge of IT or skill in computing is needed to study ICDL; it is designed for people wishing to gain a benchmark qualification in computing to enhance their career prospects or for personal development.

Free Online Training Courses offers free and flexible courses and patterns of study, and is designed for novice and intermediate computer users.

Understanding Word Processing
Understanding Spreadsheets
Understanding Presentations
Understanding Databases
Advanced Word Processing
Advanced Spreadsheets
Advanced Presentations
Advanced Databases
Web Editing

On Free Online Training Courses you also get access to the Improving Productivity module, which teaches learners about ways in which you can use Information Technology (IT) skills to improve productivity at work. The module shows how you can work more efficiently by planning the use of IT tools and systems, finding out if the tools or systems you had chosen were appropriate for achieving your goal, and then by finding solutions to work faster when using the same tools.

ICDL is a nationally-recognised programme which has been designed by employers to meet the needs of today’s businesses.

This course can lead to external certification if the student chooses – i.e. the student must taken an external exam at an accredited centre (Please Note: an independent charge may be levied by the chosen test centre).The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT.

The skills gained over the course of the qualification will not only improve your career options, but take the frustration out of using your computer on an everyday basis by boosting both your efficiency and your confidence.