8 Oct 2014, 9:46 am
Do you have a licence to drive that computer (Issue 54)
I once had a student enquiring whether she would also get a vehicle driver's licence when she does the ICDL course. I stared at her in total disbelief. It was a part time course, 2 hours on a Tuesday and Thursday for 16 weeks, learning computer software - who said anything about a car!
Of course the term "driver's licence" confuse some folks. So what is it really?
The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) is the world's leading end-user computer skills certification programme.
Internationally recognised as the global benchmark, the ICDL certifies that the holder is fully competent in the use of a personal computer and common computer applications and knows the essential concepts of IT.
It is a test of practical skills and competencies and consists of seven separate modules covering computer theory and practice. Module 1 is a theoretical test of computing knowledge at a general level and Modules 2-7 are practical skills Tests, as follows:
1. Concepts of Information Technology (IT)
2. Using a Computer and Managing Files
3. Word Processing
7. Information and Communication
For more information call Tiamari at 074-190-6378.
Don't drive without your ICDL!