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.

The ICDL Foundation has been instrumental in advancing digital literacy in the Netherlands, fostering a digitally empowered society. Recognised globally for its standard certifications, ICDL’s impact is particularly evident in the Dutch education system.

ICDL certifications, encompassing various digital skills like word processing and online collaboration, seamlessly integrate into the Dutch educational framework. The ICDL programme aligns with the country’s educational objectives and meets the needs of students, educators, and professionals.

As a country at the forefront of digital innovation, the Netherlands benefits from ICDL certifications not only in educational institutions but also across diverse industries. Professionals, recognising the value of enhancing their digital competencies, turn to ICDL certifications as a reliable benchmark, enhancing their employability in a competitive job market.

The ICDL Foundation’s impact extends beyond certification, actively engaging with Dutch governmental bodies and corporate partners to promote digital literacy initiatives. By aligning with national frameworks and industry requirements, ICDL certifications address the specific needs of the Dutch workforce, contributing to the country’s overall digital resilience.

If you would like to use ICDL in a company or organisation, please fill out the contact form below.

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.

Test Centres


Contact us directly

Phone: +32 (0)2 681 04 39

Email: info@icdleurope.org

Lines are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except national holidays.

ICDL modules available in the Netherlands

ICDL Europe offers the following ICDL modules in Dutch:

ICDL Workforce

Computer & Online Essentials

Cyber Security

Teamwork

Documents

Presentation

Spreadsheets

Additionally, ICDL Europe can offer the full selection of ICDL modules in English.


Learning materials

ICDL Europe offers eBooks or eLearning for each module in English. Additionally, we are pleased to offer the following eBooks in Dutch. If you would like to purchase physical copies of these books, please contact the publisher.

ModuleeBook
Computer & Online EssentialsICDL Computer Essentials, Educatieve Uitgeverij van de Bunt
ICDL Online Essentials, Educatieve Uitgeverij van de Bunt
DocumentsICDL Documents, Educatieve Uitgeverij van de Bunt
SpreadsheetsICDL Spreadsheets, Educatieve Uitgeverij van de Bunt
PresentationsRoadmap 365 – Microsoft 365 PowerPoint – ICDL Workforce Presentation, Boom Beroepsonderwijs

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ICDL Africa Digital Challenge 2024

The ICDL Africa Digital Challenge is an annual competition for primary, secondary, higher education, and tertiary students in Africa who want to showcase their digital skills. It aims to provide practical training in digital skills needed for various professional fields in the rapidly changing digital economy. Last year, over 300 students from Kenya and Uganda participated in the competition. After the successful pilot, ICDL Africa Digital Challenge 2024 will expand to include a new territory and more levels of education, making it accessible to more students across Africa. The competition will introduce contestants to emerging technologies, design, and the use of office application tools. It will take place from March 2024 to September 2024, and a detailed timeline is available on the Competition Journey page. The competition has various tracks, including Registration of Interest and Group Registration, and is open to those in other territories who contact the organizers for more information.

ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024

ICDL Asia Digital Challenge is an annual digital competition targeted to students in Asia who are eager to compete and demonstrate how digital skills may be applied in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. First held in 2017, the competition has garnered tremendous support, with over 28,800 students, 500 schools, and 18 countries participating to date. The competition is geared towards practical digital skills required for various professional fields in the marketplace today and in the future. Take this chance to challenge yourself and get recognised for your digital skills at ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024!

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.

ICDL Africa Forum 2023

The prestigious ICDL Africa Annual Forum, set to take place in the vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda, scheduled for Wednesday, 25th October 2023. In today’s digital age, digital literacy has become a necessary skill for everyone. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to the necessary resources and training to acquire these skills. The ICDL Africa Forum …

ICDL Africa Digital Explorer 2023

The ICDL Africa Digital Explorer 2023 is an exciting student competition designed to promote ICDL and its comprehensive programs. Initially launching in Kenya and Uganda in the second quarter of 2023, this competition aims to raise digital competency and skills awareness among schools in these territories. The campaign’s central message revolves around “The importance of …

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