For several years ECDL has been the standard in basic skills, which is sought by employers, and desired by colleges and individuals alike. Now, in a more technologically mature society, requirements are multiplying and standards are rising. Candidates need the skills to deal with complex tasks, large documents, and high-level functionality. ECDL Advanced addresses the needs of this more sophisticated computer user in today’s society. The four applications which are covered in the ECDL Advanced programme, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Database and Presentation, offer a broad range of skills to candidates with the same quality assured that they are accustomed to in the ECDL product range.
Advanced Word Processing
This module requires the candidate to produce advanced word processing outputs, illustrating sophisticated typographical, formatting and layout presentations, including tables, forms and graphics. The candidate will be required to use tools like macros and advanced mail merge options within the word processing application.
This module requires the candidate to edit and enhance numeric, text and graphical data, and to sort, query and link data. The candidate will be expected to use logical, statistical and mathematical functions. Ability to use analysis and audit tools is required, as is the ability to record and run macros.
This module requires the candidate to use the database to organise, extract, view and report on data using advanced data management skills. The candidate will understand the variety of ways that data can be related and organised, and to import, export and link data.
This module requires the candidate to understand and apply the principle consideration in planning a presentation. Outputs utilising advanced formatting and layout techniques are required, along with the use of multimedia effects. The candidate will create advanced charts and graphs, and enhance the presentation using drawing and image tools.
ECDL Advanced Certificate. If a learner continues to achieve all 4 modules they will also receive an ECDL Expert certificate.
3 hour class once a week for 6 weeks- The ECDL Advanced is offered as 4 seperate courses. Learners can choose to do one module and take the relevant examination and then in the future opt to take another module and examination.
Was €350 Now €280
Courses will run subject to demand for each module.