ECDL Initiative

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The European Computer Driving Licence ECDL is the leading certificate for computer skills.

You will find the ECDL in more than 100 countries and more than 40 languages. The programme has been delivered to more than 15 million people worldwide.

The ECDL Foundation in Dublin co-ordinates the unique modular ECDL certification programme.


  • International standard of computer skills for users
  • Professional use of the most important office applications
  • Understanding data protection, law and the internet, ergonomics, privacy and IT security


  • Certified level of knowledge for efficient computer work
  • Quality assurance
  • HR instrument for organisations and companies

The standardised modular syllabus contains all skills and knowledge items.

All tests are taken in authorised ECDL Test Centers.