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ECDL Extra builds on a learner’s basic knowledge and experience to improve their understanding of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. ECDL Extra is accredited on both the QCF (England and Wales) and SCQF (Scotland) framework.

ECDL Extra

The units


Word processing

Develops the learner’s ability to create word-processed documents: entering Data, editing and formatting work, using graphs, tables and pictures for a professional finish, and effectively using tools such as the spell-checker and mail merge.

Spreadsheet software

Helps the learner develop a working knowledge of spreadsheets, from entering data and formatting worksheets, to creating charts and producing high-quality documents.

Presentation software

Shows the learner how to produce high-quality presentations using a variety of tools including charts, graphs and drawn objects.

Improving productivity
using IT

Enables the learner to work more effectively with IT. This unit looks at using tools to save time and effort when producing word processed documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

Entry requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you will need to be at least 16 years of age and ideally have some experience with computer.

How to enrol

For this course please contact


VirgoFidelis Convent Senior School

147 Central Hill

Upper Norwood

London SE19 1RS

or email:


Phone: 07979896780