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ECDL candidates (staff and external)

Please contact us at is-courses@ucl.ac.uk
Syllabus and study materials
Orientation document
FAQ


Support

Provided through the IT Training Drop In Service.  Check the web page in case of cancellations.  The drop in service is term time only unless otherwise advised.
Candidates new to a particular application (e.g. Excel) may wish to attend training courses (free to UCL staff).

Syllabus and study materials

We provide interactive online learning and downloadable paper-based materials.  Refer to the syllabus for each module for a checklist of what you need to know.

About tests

There are mock tests (Assessments) and real test (Exams) for each module.

You can only take tests (mock or real) once we have processed your payment.  Please do not attend your first session until you have received a confirmation email.

Mock tests (Assessments)

These can be taken in Testing Sessions They cannot currently be taken at drop in sessions.

We use automated testing software and you are advised to do at least one mock test in the 'practical' modules (2 to 7) to familiarise yourself with it and ensure you have the skills to pass the test. Ideally take mock tests in all seven modules.

We recommended you take a mock about 1 - 2 weeks before the actual test. We usually only offer one mock test per module so you are advised to sit your mock test as part of your final preparation for your test.

You have up to 75 minutes per mock but they generally only take about 30 - 45 minutes. Allow an additional 15 minutes for first mocks.

Real tests (Exams)

These can be taken at Testing sessions and occasionally at the IT Training Drop In Service although we can't guarantee a quiet environment at the Drop In sessions.

You have up to 45 minutes to complete an exam but you must arrive at least an hour before the end of the testing session to complete one test.

Real tests are conducted under exam conditions and candidates are not allowed to have any notes or other help during the real tests.  If you fail a test, you cannot resit it on the same day.

Testing Sessions

UCL staff

Date Time Location Arrive by
 25th June 2014
 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Room B07, 1-19 Torrington Place
 12 noon
 16th July 2014
 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Room B07, 1-19   Torrington Place
 12 noon

UCL staff and students

Date
Time
Location
 Arrive by
6th Nov 2013
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cruciform Dry Lab 4
4 p.m.
13th Nov 2013 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
20th Nov 2013 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
27th Nov 2013 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
5th Feb 2014
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
12th Feb 2014 (cancelled)      
26th Feb 2014 (new date) 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
12th Mar 2014 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
19th Mar 2014 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cruciform Dry Lab 4 4 p.m.
 7th May 2014
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Cruciform Dry Lab 4
 4 p.m.
 14th May 2014
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 Cruciform Dry Lab 4
 4 p.m.

Please email is-courses@ucl.ac.uk if you have any further queries.

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