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Intermediate Modules

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ECDL / ICDL Intermediate modules complement our range of Base modules. They will enable you to develop your skills in knowledge areas that are appropriate for your everyday life, or for your job role.

PRESENTATION

This module will enable you to demonstrate competence in using presentation tools on a computer. It will teach you to perform tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.

USING DATABASES

This module develops work-based skills. It will enable you to understand the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application. This includes creating and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution, as well as learning to relate tables and to retrieve and manipulate information from a database by using query and sort tools.

IT SECURITY

Learn how to keep your and your organisation’s data safe, and how to be safe online, including secure social media use.

ONLINE COLLABORATION

Develops the concepts and skills relating to the setup and use of online collaborative tools, calendars, social media, web meetings, learning environments, mobile technology, and cloud computing.

IMAGE EDITING

Image Editing will teach you use a variety of programmes to manipulate images, and prepare an image for printing or for publishing on the Web. By explaining the basics and defining all terms in a straightforward way, you will understand the key concepts underpinning image editing, and will have the skills to produce high-quality formatted digital images.

WEB EDITING

This module was developed to enable you to understand the key web editing and publishing concepts, and to design, create, upload, and maintain a static website. By explaining the basics and defining terms in a straightforward way, you will understand the key concepts underpinning web editing and publishing, in addition to acquiring a wide range of web design skills, from basic HTML to image manipulation.

PROJECT PLANNING

Project Planning has been developed to enable you, the computer user (rather than IT professionals) to use project management software to prepare project plans and monitor projects including planning and managing time, costs, tasks, and resources. These skills can be applied to both work and home-based projects.

2D COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

The 2D CAD module is suitable for students who will be commencing study in fields related to the architectural, engineering, and construction sectors, or for those who work in these fields in a non-technical capacity who want to certify their 2D CAD skills. Upon completion of this module, you will be able to perform tasks, such as use a 2D design application to create and export drawings, or use enquiry commands to measure distances, angles or areas.

Health information systems usage

Aimed at users of patient data systems, such as doctors, nurses and healthcare support staff. It defines the skills necessary for staff to operate a health information system (HIS) efficiently and securely.

ICT IN EDUCATION

Aimed at users of patient data systems, such as doctors, nurses and healthcare support staff. It defines the skills necessary for staff to operate a health information system (HIS) efficiently and securely.

COMPUTING 

Aimed at students aged 12 to 16 years, who wish to start learning about computational thinking and coding. The module is likely to be of interest not only to students who are interested in IT and computing but also to those who wish to develop transversal skills relating to problem solving.

Information Literacy 

Learn essential concepts and skills relating to identifying, searching, evaluating, organising and communicating online information.