International Computer Driving License ICDL

Programme Overview

ICDL is the world's leading computer skills certification that promotes digital literacy as a key factor for the proficient use of Information Technology and Communication (ICT). The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It is composed of modules covering different skills and knowledge areas, each possessing a standardised Syllabus and certification test.


ICDL Base Profile

  • Digital literacy base
  • Essential set of ICT skills that is crucial for all
  • Key concepts which enable people to develop competences In more specialised areas

Base Modules:

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets

ICDL Standard Profile

  • International standard of digital competence
  • Develop and certify the digital competences of an individual
  • Offering flexibility to choose the more relevant areas
  • 7 modules: 4 ICDL Base + 3 additional modules

Intermediate Modules:

  • Presentation
  • Using Databases
  • IT Security
  • Online Collaboration
  • Project Management
  • Web Editing
  • Image Editing

ICDL Advanced Profile

  • Higher-level modules
  • Certification of skills and knowledge to an expert level
  • 4 modules: single module or any combination

Advanced Modules:

  • Advanced Word Processing
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Advanced Database
  • Advanced Presentation