The compact ECDL Base profile - 4 Base modules to prove your digital literacy.


Computer Essentials, written on light blue puzzle piece

- Use the PC and mobile devices
- Create and manage data
- Know about networks and security issues


Online Essentials, written on light blue puzzle piece

- Browse the web
- Search for information
- Communicate online and by e-mail


Word Processing, written on light blue puzzle piece

- Use a word processing application
- Create simple letters and documents


Spreadsheets, written on light blue puzzle piece

- Use a spreadsheets application
- Create printable documents

  • You can use the office programmes.
  • You can work faster and more efficiently on the computer.
  • You get an international certificate to prove your qualification.


Preparation for test:

  • Course at a Test Center (not compulsory)
  • Self-study (use the wide range of approved learning materials)
  • MS Windows 8
  • MS Windows 7
  • MS Office 2013
  • MS Office 2010
  • MS Office 2007
  • Open Source

If you want to take a test - contact an authorised ECDL Test Centers

The tests are based on the current syllabus version of ECDL Base.

Examination time: 45 minutes per module

Test method: 

Automatic test systems (ATS):

  • EnlightKS

Recommended price:

  • 1 Skills Card for Base/Standard (only one registration fee for both): € 60.-
  • Test (per module): € 26.50
  • Total: € 166.00

Price for pupils at school test centers:

  • 1 Skills Card for Base/Standard: € 46.- (as of Sep. 2013)
  • Test (per module): € 13.-
  • Total: € 98.00