International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)
ICDL is the world’s leading digital skills certification, which helps people to develop and certify their skills in using a computer. Consisting of a number of modules, with the flexibility for teachers to choose the topics that meet the needs of their students, ECDL is an ideal way for schools to help develop their students’ digital skills.
Schools around the world use ECDL. The programme offers both flexibility, and a range of levels, along with an up-to-date offering that is kept to rigorously high standards around the world. Students can benefit from an internationally recognised certification that is mapped to a number of qualifications frameworks and standards, and which integrates with curricula in several countries..
Sifundzani has ICDL as a compulsory subject that offers a total of 6 modules: Computer Essentials, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Powerpoint, Using Databases and Online Essentials. These modules are completed at Form 3 level. ICDL is very essential as it is an equivalent certificate when applying at teriary institutions.