Fast Facts


  • A high-quality certification and the international standard in end-user computer skills
  • Internationally-recognised, ECDL / ICDL has been delivered to 9 million people in 148 countries around the world
  • Recognised as contributing to the European Commission’s i2010 strategy to increase growth and employment
  • Endorsed by informatics societies, governments, international organisations, academia and the corporate sector
  • Vendor neutral - individuals can apply the skills acquired in a variety of software applications
  • Designed, validated and approved by international experts
  • Available in 41 languages
  • Offers a path to lifelong learning, including learning beyond formal education
  • Provides objective verification of the broad range of skills acquired
  • Training available in many formats to suit varying learning styles
  • Delivered through a vast global network of approved training and testing centres