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Why ECDL?

The ECDL is the number one Certification Programme for Information Technology (IT) knowledge and computer usage skills worldwide. 

The international recognition of the ECDL is proved by its worldwide acceptance and penetration.

The ECDL in Numbers

Worldwide

In Cyprus

7.000.000  Candidates

25.000 Candidates

20.000 Testing Centers

190 Test Centers

150 Countries

5 Cities  

40 Languages  

2 Languages


The most important advantages of the ECDL Programme are summarised below: 

1.

Developed and managed by an international not-for-profit organization, the ECDL Foundation, and is recognized by governments, national and international organizations, bodies, associations and the academic and professional communities.  

2.

It is the only IT Skills Certification Programme which has been established and developed by the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies – CEPIS) and is supported by 45 International Associations and 400.000 of the Information Technology field and community.

3.

It has an international recognition and undoubted the widest recognition and applicability in the Cyprus and international work market. It is an acceptable international professional and academic qualification.  

4.

The ECDL Syllabus of each individual certificate is vendor independent and is frequently reviewed and renewed to reflect the need of the work market and the developments in software and operating systems.

5.

It implements a fully structured testing methodology.

6.

It implements strict and fully secured testing guidelines.

7.

It is based on a fully secured testing system.

8.

The tests are implemented under the supervision of a special, professional and scientific body of Invigilators

9.

The ECDL include a full range of certificates for all level and covers fully the needs of the modern job market.

10.

It offers the biggest Test Center Network in Cyprus and worldwide.

11.

ECDL is the certificate chosen by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus with which to certify the IT Skills of the teachers of secondary education.  

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