ICDL Africa - NCC Education

ICDL Africa

ICDL is one of the world’s leading computer skills certification providers.  

More than 14 million people in over 100 countries have engaged with the ICDL programme through their network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs).  


The ICDL programme provides students with the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications through a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile.  


ICDL Africa recognises the importance of digital literacy, ICT skills and the urgent need for more coordinated and effective action in driving economic development across Africa. The partnership will create a seamless progression for students who are looking to deepen their IT and Computing skills.  


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ICDL Africa students who have completed the relevant ICDL workforce modules will be able to pursue a Level 3 Diploma in Computing (L3DC)  or Level 3 Diploma in Business (L3DB) with NCC Education.   


This opportunity is offered with a range of benefits: 

  • A discount for the NCC Education pathway route 
  • Development of skills relevant to an academic pathway 
  • Access to a network of over 160 NCC Education partner centres globally 
  • Opportunity to gain a UK degree in their home country 


Click on the links below to view the Student Persona graphics for NCC Education Level 3 Diploma students. These graphics visually illustrate the type of NCC Education student that would most likely enrol for the ICDL Workforce modules.


General Manager Solange Umulisa at ICDL Africa states: “There is an absolute need for organisations in African Societies to innovate, grow, transform, and reinvent themselves faster than ever before. ICDL Africa’s role is to support entities like NCC Education to promote digital literacy.” 


General Manager Esther Chesterman at NCC Education says: “This is a partnership which aligns two IT and Computing organisations in a way which offers wide benefits to both sets of students. We recognise ICDL Africa’s commitment to enhancing IT standards in the region and are proud to be part of this vision.”


Contact your Regional Business Development Manager for more information: tamsin.bell@nccedu.com

Designed to build the critical digital skills of the modern workplace, ICDL Workforce is a tiered programme that will help employees with effective use of technology.

It starts with the Essential Skills modules that are important for many other ICDL programmes. The Office Applications modules develop skills that are commonly used in working life. Complementing these skills are the Good Practice modules, which ensure safe, legal and productive use of technology in the workplace.


The modules in ICDL Workforce are:


Essential Skills


Office Applications


Good Practice

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