ICDL is the digital skills standard. Join over 17 million people and boost your skillset with a flexible certification that allows you to develop your computer skills to your own requirements.

ICDL is delivered through a network of test centres. To get started with ICDL, you should contact a Test Centre directly. Use the map list below to find your nearest centre.

ICDL has emerged as a transformative force within the educational landscape of Ireland, significantly influencing digital literacy across secondary schools, Education Training Boards (ETBs), and further education bodies. As a globally recognised certification, ICDL serves as a benchmark for essential digital skills, empowering individuals with the competencies required to thrive in the digital age.

In Irish schools, ICDL has played a pivotal role in shaping the digital proficiency of students. The programme’s comprehensive curriculum covers a range of vital skills, from basic computer usage to advanced applications, fostering a generation of digitally literate learners. Through targeted training initiatives, schools have witnessed a tangible impact on students’ ability to navigate digital tools and critically assess information, equipping them for future academic and professional pursuits. Find out more about implementing ICDL in Irish schools.

Within Education Training Boards (ETBs), ICDL has been integrated into training programmes, ensuring that educators possess the necessary digital skills to effectively guide students. This has not only enhanced the quality of teaching but has also created a ripple effect, influencing the broader educational community. ETBs have recognised the strategic importance of ICDL in preparing both educators and students for the evolving demands of the digital era.

In the realm of further education, ICDL stands as a beacon for lifelong learning. By offering a standardised framework for digital competence, it addresses the needs of individuals seeking to upskill or reskill, thereby contributing to a more digitally fluent workforce. The impact of ICDL within further education bodies extends beyond the classroom, shaping a workforce that is adept at leveraging technology for personal and professional growth.

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To find our more about offering ICDL to students, candidates, clients or employees or if you are considering partnering with ICDL for a project or initiative, click on the appropriate button below.

If you are an individual wishing to get ICDL certified, first step is to find an ICDL Accredited Test Centre near you.

Use the map to find ICDL Test Centres offering ICDL to the public, or search using a keyword in the list below.

ICDL Test Centres offering ICDL training and/or certification to the public

ICDL Test Centres which do not offer ICDL to the public, for example schools or employers who provide ICDL to their own students or staff.

Access 2000
, Ireland
NGO
Access IT Ltd
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Adult Education & Training Centre Ballyshannon
, Ireland
Government
Adult Education Centre Donegal
, Ireland
Government
Adult Education Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
Advance Training
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Arklow Further Education and Training Centre
, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Government
Back to Education Initiative– Longford
, Ireland
Government
Ballycommon Telework and Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
Bandon Youthreach
, Ireland
Government
Bray Adult Education Centre
, Ireland
Government
Carnew Training and Development Centre
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Castlebar VTOS
, Ireland
Government
Castleblayney Community Enterprise Ltd
, Ireland
NGO
Cavan Monaghan ETB
, Ireland
Government
CDETB Ballyfermot Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
CDETB Finglas Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
Cenit College
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Centre for Education Training Dean Street
, Ireland
Government
Clondalkin Centre for the Unemployed Ltd
, Ireland
NGO
School
, Ireland
School
Colaiste Eile (T.I.)
, Ireland
Government
College Of Computer Training
, Ireland
College/University
Community Education Service Tipperary ETB
, Ireland
Government
Computer Training Centre, UCC
, Ireland
College/University
Congress Centre for Unemployed
, Ireland
NGO
Cork College of Commerce
, Ireland
Government
Cork Education and Training Board (CETB)
, Ireland
Government
Cork Prison
, Ireland
Government
Crumlin Open Learning Centre
, Ireland
Government
DDL ETB Tallaght Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
DDLETB Training Centre Baldoyle
, Ireland
Government
DDLETB Training Centre Loughlinstown
, Ireland
Government
Defence Forces
, Ireland
Government
Dóchas Centre
, Ireland
Government
Donegal ETB Letterkenny Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
Dublin Simon Community
, Ireland
NGO
Dunhill Multi-Education Centre (was Sioda)
, Ireland
Government
Eden Training
, Tallaght,, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Education Unit Cloverhill Prison
, Ireland
Government
Empower
, Ireland
NGO
Enniscorthy Youthreach Centre
, Ireland
Government
FEC Service Donegal ETB
, Donegal Town, Ireland
Government
Finn Valley Centre
, Ireland
Government
Further Education Centre – Letterfrack
, Ireland
Government
Further Education Centre Athlone
, Ireland
Government
GRETB Training Centre Galway
, Ireland
Government
Hartley People
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Hi Tech Associates
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
HSE EVE GHIS
, Ireland
Government
Island Training Technologies Ltd
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Kerry Education & Training Board
, Ireland
Government
Killarney VTOS
, Killarney, Ireland
Government
Kilmallock College Of Further Education and Training
, Ireland
Government
Kilroy College
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
KT Business Skills Ltd Pitman Training Centre
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB) – Birr FET Centre
, Ireland
Other
Larkin Unemployed Centre
, Ireland
NGO
Limerick Adult Education College
, Ireland
Government
Limerick Clare ETB Adult Education Service
, Ireland
Government
Limerick Prison
, Ireland
Government
Lir Business Services & Training Centre
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
LMETB
, Ireland
Government
LMETB FET DUNDALK
, Ireland
Government
LMETB Regional Skills & Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
Louth Leader Partnership Company
, Ireland
Government
Midlands Prison
, Ireland
Government
MSLETB – Ballina Training Centre
, Ireland
Government
MSLETB Training Centre – SLIGO
, Ireland
Government
Mullingar Vocational Training
, Ireland
Government
National Learning Network/Dawn Learning
, Ireland
NGO
NCBI
, Ireland
NGO
Noreside Education Centre
, Ireland
NGO
North West Computers
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
O'Connell Adult Education Centre
, Ireland
NGO
Oiliuna Limited
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
People 1st Ireland
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Pery Square Business College
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Pinnacle Training
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Pitman Training Centre Dublin
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Pitman Training Dublin – Swords
, Swords, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Ramsgrange IT Centre
, Ireland
NGO
Rathmines College of Further Education
, Ireland
Government
Serenity House
, Ireland
NGO
SOLAS eCollege
, Ireland
Government
SOLAS Mobile Multimedia Unit (Inch)
, Ireland
NGO
SOLAS Training Centre Athlone
, Ireland
Government
SOLAS Training Centre, Limerick
, Ireland
Government
SOLAS Training Services Unit
, Ireland
Government
St. Canice's Community Action Ltd
, Ireland
NGO
St. Colman's Training Centre
, Ireland
NGO
Tallow Multimedia Centre
, Ireland
Government
Teach An Leinn
, Ireland
Government
Templemore College
, Ireland
Government
The Computer Unit
, Ireland
Government
The Computer Workshop
, Ireland
Government
The Tower Programme
, Ireland
Government
Trócaire
, Ireland
NGO
VTOS Centre Newbridge
, Ireland
Government
VTOS Rosmuc
, Ireland
Government
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service
, Waterford, Ireland
Government
Waterford Wexford Training Services
, Ireland
Government
West Cork Business and Computer Training
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
West Cork Campus
, Ireland
Government
West Offaly Training
, Ireland
Commercial Training Organisation
Wexford Local Development
, Ireland
NGO
WWETB
, Ireland
Government
YMCA Ireland, Ballincollig
, Ireland
NGO
Youthreach Knocknaheeny
, Ireland
Government
Youthreach Mallow
, Ireland
Government
Youthreach The Glen
, The Glen, Ireland
Government

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ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024

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Singapore National Digital Explorer 2024

A nationwide digital literacy initiative designed to empower Singapore students to learn real-world skills that enable them to think critically and be more productive learners. Aligned to the latest Ministry of Education, Singapore’s EdTech Plan, this Student-Initiated Learning (SIL) initiative will focus on equipping students with key skills and knowledge on the effective use of office productivity tools, online collaboration and emerging technologies. The NDE 2024 programme is targeted at primary, secondary and JC students.

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