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What is the pass mark for ECDL?

What is the pass mark for ECDL?

The pass mark is 75% for all modules.

What grades can you get in ECDL?

Here is the Ofqual Register for ECDL Extra; this confirms that ECDL is a Level 2 qualification, which means equivalent to a GCSE at grade C or above.

Is ECDL a good qualification?

The ECDL Qualification is Highly Regarded And it’s also recognized all over the world. Over 2 million people have taken the ECDL exam in the UK alone, and the accreditation is certified by the Chartered Institute for IT. In short, most employers know what it is and having it on your resume is always a plus.

Does ECDL expire?

Your ECDL certification does not expire. However, it shows the year you received your certification as well as the software you studied.

How much does ECDL cost?

All new candidates to the ECDL Program must purchase a skills card at a cost of EUR 40. Exams can be booked and purchased online at a cost of EUR 20 each or manually at a cost of EUR 25 each. The full price structure of the ECDL Program is available to view on the Computer Centre web-pages or click here.

How do you pass ECDL?


  1. Make a timetable—For people unfamiliar with computers about 80 hours’ training is required to pass modules.
  2. Form a group—It is a good idea to study and practise with colleagues in a group.
  3. Choose the right study course—Preparatory courses are tutor led as well as distance learning Choose one that suits you best.

What is ECDL in NHS?

The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised qualification certifying that the holder has knowledge of the basic concepts of information technology (IT) and a basic level of competence in the use of a PC and common compu|er applications.

What level is GCSE?

GCSE – grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4 or grades A*, A, B, C. intermediate apprenticeship. level 2 award. level 2 certificate.

How much does ICDL cost?

International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

Candidate Registration Fees (CRN) 5,000.00
Base Modules Tuition Exams
Computer Essential 2,000.00 2,000.00

What modules are on ECDL course?

There are 7 modules in this course: –

  • Module 1 – takes you through IT fundamentals.
  • Module 2 – covers security for IT users.
  • Module 3 – teaches you techniques and skills for Word Processing using Microsoft Word.
  • Module 4 – covers Excel and spreadsheets.
  • Module 5 – introduces the database program, Access.

How many exams are there in ECDL?

7 tests
How long have I got to complete the ECDL? Once you have passed your first certification test, you must complete all 7 tests within 36 months (3 years).

How do you prepare for ECDL?

The best way of getting up to ECDL exam standard is to use applications every day. There are many manuals of theory to help the learner. Make sure you are using material geared to Syllabus 5.0, the official AICA term of reference.

Is there a charge for the ECDL certification test?

The ECDL certification test is always done at the ECDL Accredited Test Centre. There shall be no charge for the diagnostic test and the official ECDL courseware. An appropriate fee may however be charged by the Test Centre to recover the costs associated with the provision of printed or electronic versions of the courseware.

Is the ICDL the same as the ECDL?

Outside of Europe, the ECDL is known as the ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) and, apart from the name, there is no difference between the two. As an entry-level computer certification, no prior computer experience is necessary to study for the ECDL / ICDL certification.

What does ECDL stand for in driving licence?

The ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is an entry-level, vendor-neutral computer certification designed to demonstrate a user’s competence in all-round computer use within a typical office-like environment.

What’s the pass rate for a mock ECDL test?

Diagnostic (mock) tests allow a candidate to go through the testing environment in the same setting as the certification test and assess a candidate’s understanding of the particular ECDL module. We recommend a passing rate of 80%+ for the diagnostic test before a candidate is encouraged to sit for the actual ECDL certification test.