Computers and the Internet are an essential part of everyday life. People who lack the skills to use computers and the Internet miss out on a valuable resource and run the risk of being left behind. ICDL offers two single module certification programmes for complete beginners and those with limited knowledge of computers and the Internet.
Digital Citizen is an introduction to computers and the Internet developed for those with no previous experience. Digital Citizen helps to remove the fear of using a computer for complete novices by using a simple, non-threatening approach to educating individuals in the basic skills of using a computer, email and the Internet.
This module provides an introduction to some of the topics covered in the ICDL Base Profile. It introduces some of the essential concepts and skills relating to effective computer use, basic desktop management, creating and editing documents and spreadsheets, and communication via web searches and e-mail.