ECDL for power users (experts)
For each one of the 4 Advanced modules - word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation - an individual ECDL Advanced Certificate can be gained.
To acquire the certificate ECDL Advanced Expert all 4 Advanced modules must be passed.
ECDL Advanced modules:
- Advanced Word Processing
This certificate confirms the expert knowledge and skills relating to the professional use of a word processing application, e.g. applying advanced text, paragraph, columns and table formatting; creating tables of content, indexes and cross-references; using fields, forms and templates; working with macros; integrating data; sharing documents to collaborate on and review them; apply security features.
- Advanced Advanced Spreadsheets
This certificate confirms the expert knowledge and skills relating to the professional use of a spreadsheet application, e.g. applying conditional formatting and customised number formatting; using functions of different categories; analysing, filtering and sorting tables and lists; working with named cell ranges, macros and templates; using linking, embedding and importing features to integrate data; applying spreadsheet security features.
- Advanced Database
This certificate confirms the candidates competence to understand key database concepts of a relational database application to create an advanced database structure and outputs, e.g. designing and using queries; enhancing forms and improving functionality; performing calculations; enhancing productivity by working with macros and using linking and importing features to integrate data.
- Advanced Presentation
The certificate confirms the candidates competence to understand presentation planning and design considerations and use the presentation application to produce advanced presentation outputs, e.g. understanding target audience; creating and modifying templates and format slide backgrounds; inserting drawing objects; applying advanced chart formatting features; inserting movies and sound; using linking, embedding, importing and exporting features to integrate data; controlling a slide show.
- Internationally standardised certificate to prove your qualification
- Comparable educational level
- Expert computer skills
- Competent and efficient handling of office applications
Knowledge of the respective module at the ECDL Standard level.
Preparation for tests:
- Course at Test Center (not compulsory)
- Self-study (choose among the wide range of approved learning materials)
- MS Office 2013
- MS Office 2010
- MS Office 2007
The tests must be taken at authorised ECDL Test Centers.
The tests are based on the current ECDL Advanced syllabi (Syllabi ).
Exam time: 45 minutes per certificate
Automatic test system (ATES):
- Sophia Certification Testsystem
- Demo tests
- Tips for candidates (pdf for download)
- Skills Card (per ECDL Advanced Certificate): € 40
- Test (per ECDL Anvanced Certificate): € 35
- Total: € 75
Price for pupils at school test centers:
- Skills Card and test (per ECDL Advanced Certificate): € 35