GP NET: The computer driving licence

February 2004
GP: General Practitioner;2/16/2004, p56
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the internationally recognized standard for information technology (IT) competency. It has been offered free of cost to the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) staff. No knowledge of IT or computer skills is needed to study the ECDL. It is designed specifically for those who wish to gain benchmark qualifications in computing to enable them to develop IT skills and enhance career prospects. Advanced ECDL courses are available for word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation. The course can be taken remotely if one has appropriate IT equipment, or in a classroom at an NHS accredited centre.


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