ICDL Ireland

ICDL Ireland: A complete digital solution for all learners.

ICDL, the Digital Skills Standard, is the most widely recognised computer certification in the world.

As a non-profit social enterprise, ICDL Ireland benefits from the unique support of experts from national computer societies and partners worldwide to bring you vendor-independent standards that define the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology effectively.

ICDL Ireland works with education and training partners, local and regional authorities, national governments, international development organisations as well as public and private sector employers in all sectors across Ireland, in the delivery of programmes. ICDL can be mapped to National Qualification Frameworks (NQFs) allowing for official recognition throughout Europe and worldwide.

ICDL offers a complete solution that caters for all learners, from those with no prior experience with computers to those requiring advanced digital skills. Build the ideal digital skillset by combining any number of modules from any of the programmes.

ICDL Workforce covers a range of productivity skills that are central to the world of work, grouped in three module categories, namely; Essentials Skills, Office Applications and Good Practice.

ICDL Professional is designed to meet the needs of modern professionals in a range of sectors and develop an advanced level of skill for those with technology reliant roles, from the use of business applications to the fundamentals of advanced technologies.

ICDL Insights is comprised of short, introductory modules, designed for those who are not IT professionals, to develop a conceptual understanding of trending and emerging technology.

ICDL Digital Citizen is specially developed to cater for those with no experience whatsoever of computers and the Internet. This programme develops essential skills and helps to remove the fear of using a computer.

Good Practice Information

Website link
Organization url
ICDL Ireland
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Target audience
Digital skills for all
Digital technology / specialisation
Digital skills
Digital skill level
Geographic Scope - Country
Industry - Field of Education and Training
Generic programmes and qualifications not further defined
Type of initiative
National initiative
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