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ECDL is the world's leading computer skills certification. To date more than 14 million people have engaged with the ECDL programme, in over 150 countries, through our network of over 24,000 ECDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs).

The ECDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ECDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ECDL offers the skills you need to succeed. 

Find out more about ECDL and digital skills at ecdl.org


ECDL Modules

ECDL is made up of a range of modules – each module provides a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas, which are validated by a test. ECDL enables you to develop and certify your computer skills in the subject areas of your choosing and to the level that you need – either for work, or for day-to-day life. Through the module combination that you choose, you create your individual ECDL Profile.

The ECDL range of modules is categorised as Base modulesIntermediate modules and Advanced modules.

ECDL modules available in Belgium

Base

Computer Essentials

This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks, and data security.

Online Essentials

This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Word Processing

This module allows candidates to demonstrate the ability to use a word processing application to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting, and finishing small-sized word processing documents, such as letters and other everyday documents.

Spreadsheets

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of spreadsheets and to demonstrate an ability to use a spreadsheet to produce accurate work outputs.

Intermediate

Using Databases

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of a database and demonstrate competence in using a database.

Presentation

This module allows candidates to understand the concept of presentations and to demonstrate competence in using presentation software.

Online Collaboration

This module sets out concepts and skills relating to the setup and use of online collaborative tools, such as storage, productivity applications, calendars, social media, web meetings, learning environments, and mobile technology.

IT Security

This module allows candidates to understand the main concepts underlying the secure use of ICT in daily life and to use relevant techniques and applications to maintain a secure network connection, use the Internet safely and securely, and manage data and information appropriately.

Image Editing

This module enables the candidate to understand the main concepts underlying digital images and to use an image editing application to enhance images, apply effects, and prepare an image for printing and publishing.

Advanced

Word Processing

This module is a high-level certification programme through which candidates can demonstrate their ability to use the advanced features of word processing applications to enhance their work, improve productivity and save time. Completion of this module will enable candidates to demonstrate professionalism and save time in the creation, production, review, and distribution of documents.

Spreadsheets

This module is a high-level certification programme which presents candidates with the opportunity to bring their spreadsheet skills to an expert level. Completion of this module will enable candidates to master the more advanced functions of spreadsheet applications, enabling them to produce more sophisticated reports, and to perform complex mathematical and statistical calculations, thus saving time and improving productivity in the completion of tasks.

Databases

This module is a high-level certification programme that enables candidates to use the many advanced tools available in database applications to better manage and organise structured information. Successful completion of this module will enable candidates to maximise database functions, in order to manage and analyse high volumes of data, thus enabling the production of the quantity and quality of information that business today demands.

Presentation

This module is a high-level certification programme for candidates who wish to create effective, high-impact presentations using advanced features and who need to be able to prove their skills in this area. The programme covers advanced presentation features that will allow candidates to use the presentation application to its full potential, and to plan and design more effective presentations that have greater impact and that will better engage and involve an audience.

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ECDL Accredited Test Centres

ECDL is delivered through a network of Accredited Test Centres. They run exam sessions and usually provide training and preparation to candidates before the exam. Organisations and companies can also become Accredited Test Centres to provide ECDL to their staff internally.

The Accredited Test Centres in Belgium are listed below.

Brussels

Bruxelles Formation
Rue de Stalle 67
1180 Bruxelles

02 371 73 50

Website

Liege

ENAIP en Pays de Liège
Rue du Pommier 25
4000 Liege

04 227 90 85

Website

AUVELAIS

EICA - École Industrielle et Commerciale d'Auvelais
Fabien Toune
Rue Hicguet 19
5060 Auvelais

071 26 00 30

Website

Monceau-sur-Sambre

Le Réseau
Rue de Trazegnies 41
6031 Monceau-sur-Sambre

Website

Eupen

ADG (Arbeitsamt der DG)
Vennbahnstraße 4/2
4780 Sankt Vith


Contact Us

You can get in touch with ECDL Foundation in Belgium by emailing belgium@ecdl.org or calling 02 681 04 39. Our lines are open between 9am and 5:30pm from Monday to Friday.