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International Computer Drivers License (ICDL)

ICDL in New Zealand

The International Computer Driving License, or ICDL, is the leading global digital literacy certification programme, with almost 10 million participants in 148 different countries. The program is delivered in New Zealand by the 20/20 Trust.

ICDL who is it for?

Quick Facts

The ICDL Programme (called ECDL throughout Europe):

  • Was established by information professionals and is overseen globally by the non-profit ECDL Foundation, established to improve digital literacy around the world
  • Is available in 148 countries, a truly international qualification
  • Has almost 10 million participants, millions more than all other programmes combined
  • Is NZQA Accredited, and can count towards NCEA in schools
  • Is translated into 41 languages
  • Is vendor-neutral and not tied to any particular product or technology
  • Is endorsed by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
  • In New Zealand, is endorsed by the Institute of IT Professionals (IITP), the non-profit professional body of the ICT sector
  • Is endorsed by informatics societies, governments, international organisations, academia, and the corporate sector in many countries around the world

The structure

The ICDL modules offered in New Zealand include the following:

Full details of the material covered by ICDL are on the ICDL New Zealand website.

Peter Shields,
Sep 1, 2014, 2:24 PM