The Austrian Computer Society OCG introduced the ECDL in Austria in 1997. The OCG is responsible for quality control and issues the ECDL certificates.
Approximately 700,000 people are currently (end of 2017) registered in in the ECDL certification programme. Nearly 600,000 ECDL certificate have been issued so far. This ICT education programme has already reached 8.5 % of the Austrian population.
ECDL at schools
The ECDL is offered in approx. 800 schools in Austria.
ECDL in the economy
The ECDL certificates give companies a major advantage.
ECDL in apprentice training
The ECDL has become a valuable addition in apprentice training.
ECDL for children and teenagers with cancer
Young cancer patients can make the ECDL in hospital.
The certification should be accessible for all.