In today’s world, everything is online. For some people that even includes their refrigerator and coffee machine. If you’re running a business and you expect it to survive longer than the next three years, you must also have a website. To run a website, you need to understand the maintenance and administration, which goes into keeping it online. Let’s explore why the ECDL course is more important than ever and how it can help you to learn the skills you need to manage your website and ensure the survival of your business long into the future.
Why the ECDL Course is Essential
If you have a website, you need to understand at least the theory of how it works. This knowledge helps to prevent web development agencies or local freelancers from overcharging you for simple tasks. An ECDL Course can give you that vital knowledge. If you feel like taking things into your own hands, the ECDL Course can help you to develop the skills needed to operate your websites. Those skills allow you to upload new products on your e-shop, change images, product descriptions, prices and much more. Imagine not having to phone your website developer for small changes, like updating your address and getting billed for it every time. For forward-thinking business people in Cyprus, Digital Agency Idea provides a complete solution. Our solution is the ECDL Course, also known as the European Computer Driving License Course, which not only teaches you critical skills but also awards you with an official certificate when you pass. Our ECDL Course takes place in Nicosia.
About the ECDL Course
The ECDL Base courses include four essential modules. Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Word Processing and Spreadsheets. If you feel up to the challenge, you can extend the scope of your course to consist of intermediate and advanced modules on top of the necessary base modules.
The Computer Essentials module will teach you the very basics of computers, as well as different types of devices and software. This module is a detailed introduction which covers the very basics of operating a computer or laptop.
The Online Essentials module will provide you with the skills needed to browse the internet safely, how to use it for communicating and effectively searching for information. This module will also explain the risks of using the internet and how to use it securely.
The Word Processing module will teach you the skills related to working with text in a word processing application, such as Microsoft Word.
The Spreadsheets module will show you how to work with numbers in a spreadsheet application, such as Microsoft Excel.
All of these modules in the ECDL course are essential for a person to understand the structure of Internation Computer Technology. Once you have passed your exams, as a reward the Digital Agency Idea team will give you one more course for free. We will teach you essential skills that are not covered by the ECDL. We will provide you with a private introductory class on how to use WordPress for building your website.