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The world's number one IT user qualification

ECDL is the benchmark for digital literacy in educational systems around the globe.

ECDL equips students with the skills to use a computer confidently and effectively, building on existing knowledge and motivating further learning.

Tried, tested and trusted, ECDL programmes have been delivered to over 11 million people, in 41 languages across 148 countries. Over 2 million people have taken ECDL in the UK since 1997.

ECDL for learners

ECDL develops computer skills at beginner, intermediate, advanced and professional levels. Increase your productivity, your efficiency and your employability.

ECDL for training providers, FE or HE

It's what employers want, it builds a more effective learner, and it's a great source of revenue.

ECDL for schools

It provides proof of digital literacy, it attracts up to 58 perfomance points, and it increases the employability of your learners. Pupils finishing key stage 4 up to 2016 gain full recognition for their efforts.


ECDL LogoECDL is a suite of qualifications developed by the ECDL Foundation, the leading international digital skills certification authority.