SCQF Level 5


  • Business & Management
  • Computing

Why take this course?

This course is designed to advance your performance and future prospects in current employment roles by providing you with a basic but well recognised qualification in computing and IT.  It is suitable for students who would like to to gain an internationally recognised vocational qualification – the European Computer Driving Licence – in some of the main aspects of computer and IT use. This module takes a unique learning approach, combining independent study and tutor guidance so you can work at your own pace. It will enhance your understanding of databases and is ideal for self-starters.

What you will experience

Through practical exercises and demonstrations, this course develops a broad knowledge of Microsoft Office Access Databases. You will learn what a database is, and how it is organised and operated. You will also learn how to create a database, view its contents in various modes and create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for distribution/presentation.

This course covers one module of the complete ECDL programme. In order to gain the qualification, students are required to complete a total of 7 modules and their associated assessments. This course does not include the formal ECDL assessment.