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Infomation Communication Technology at Elizabeth Woodville School

Course content

ECDL is designed specifically for those who wish to gain a benchmark qualification in computing to enable them to develop their IT skills and enhance their career prospects. The seven modules that make up the ECDL are: 1. Basic concepts of IT 2. Using the computer and managing files 3. Word processing 4. Spreadsheets 5. Database 6. Presentation 7. Information and Communication Please note: Students may opt to have extra lessons of ICT. In this situation the aim will be to complete the ECDL qualification in one year and move onto the advanced ECDL units in year 11. The ECDL Advanced modules give Candidates the opportunity to become expert in the use of these applications, acquiring skills sets over and above the routine features of the software. ECDL Advanced Candidates can demonstrate that they are: • Organised and efficient • More productive • Capable of confidently exploiting the full potential of the applications • Expert at producing attractive, professional-quality outputs  The units available are: Word Processing Database Spreadsheets Presentations

Assessment

All students will study to complete units towards the ECDL qualification by the end of year 10. Some students will be able to complete the whole qualification by the end of year 10.  Students complete a log book as they achieve success in each module. When all the modules are completed the log book is exchanged for a certificate and ECDL licence card. The European Computer Driving Licence® (ECDL) is the internationally recognized qualification which enables people to demonstrate their competence in computer skills.

Future opportunities

This qualification is recognised by the British Computer Society as key to demonstrating appropriate ICT skills to employers. It also equips students with the skills they need to use IT effectively and prepares them for A level courses or study at university or college.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Elizabeth Woodville School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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