ECDL Part 1 – Course details
- ECDL course
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Who is the ECDL course part one for?
The course is designed to develop a broad based understanding of the computer with a comprehensive introduction to office–based applications.
What is the level of the course?
Level 1 in the National Qualification Framework. Level 1 is comparable to an NVQ Level 1 or a Foundation GNVQ.
What will the course cover?
Course content is divided into 3 modules:
- Module 1 — Basic Concepts of Information Technology. Students should be able to acquire knowledge of the operational concepts of the computer, be able to identify hardware units, software facilities and security procedures.
- Module 2 — Using the Computer and Managing Files. Students should be able to organize files and directories, search edit and use print management facilities.
- Module 7 — Information and Communication. Students should be able to use the concepts and terms associated with the Internet and search the Web efficiently. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to manage and organise emails effectively.
Each student will work with his or her own computer. Electronic SmartBoard presentation, step-by-step instruction, supervised practical work and reference notes. Using online technologies and electronic Learning.
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What teaching and learning methods will be used on the course?
Students need to commit to making time outside of class to practice; at home or in the college using the ICT facilities.
How will WMC assess your progress on the course?
WMC employs a wide variety of Teaching & Learning strategies. These include practical classes, lectures, 1:1 tutorials, Computer Based Training using on line resources, project work and assessment of portfolios.
What type of qualification will passing this course give me?
This is an Exam Course and students need to take 3 Examinations (Module 1, 2, 7) to get an BCS Level 1 IT User certificate. Each student will work with his or her own computer. Smart board presentation, step by step instruction, supervised practical work and reference notes.
What can I do after completing this course?
Students obtain the BCS (British Computer Society) Level 1 IT User Certificate, which is equivalent of GCSE (Foundation Level) and is one step closer to obtain Internationally recognized ECDL/ICDL Certificate.
31 May 2008