About the course
ECDL Extra is a highly recognised IT qualification in the workplace and is the preferred qualification for many employers. ECDL is the benchmark for digital literacy in educational systems around the globe. On this course, you will learn to use a range of software for IT users including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation packages.
ECDL equips students with the skills to use a computer confidently and effectively, building on existing knowledge and motivating further learning.
The course runs as a drop in workshop, facilitated by a team of assessors, who will support and guide you through the material and prepare you for the exams.
The IT Centre opening times are:
- Monday 9:00 – 16:30
- Tuesday 12:30 – 20:00
- Wednesday 9:00 – 16:30
- Thursday 09:00 – 16:30
- Friday 09:00 – 12:00
It is advised to pick a time that you can attend each week regularly as this has proved the most effective with past learners.
Benefits for Students
As a student of City of Bristol College, you will have free access to:
Microsoft Office, which includes Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as access to Office 365, which gives you online access to the web-based applications and 1TB of personal cloud storage space.
The Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Premier, Dreamweaver, Animate and many many more. You will also have access to Adobe Online and use of Adobes online platforms and cloud storage space for all your work and resources. This would normally cost you £15 per month but is absolutely free as part of your course