Frequently Asked Questions

Base and Intermediate Modules have around 36 questions, and Advanced Modules have around 20 questions.

Base and Intermediate Modules have a 45 minutes time limit, while Advanced Modules have a 60 minutes time limit.

At any ICDL Accredited Test Centre. While most ICDL Accredited Test Centres provide both training and testing, some provide testing only.

You can start the ICDL at any time by contacting any of the ICDL Accredited Test Centres near you. You are encouraged to undertake training at an ICDL Centre if required. Once you are ready, you may take a test for any of the modules in any order you choose. This may be subject to training or testing schedules set by each test centre.

The pass mark is 75% for all modules.

ECDL is the name given to the ICDL programme in Europe.

ICDL Profile is the name of ICDL’s most flexible programme. It allows you to choose the module combinations best suited to your needs and interests. For more see ICDL Profile.

You can obtain an ICDL Profile Certificate when you’ve passed any mix of modules.The different modules that you choose represent your individual ICDL Profile, and when successfully completed, these modules are then listed on your ICDL Profile Certificate.

ICDL Foundation and ICDL Asia recommend certain combinations of modules as globally applicable standards in digital proficiency, these are the ICDL Base, ICDL Standard and ICDL Advanced recommended profiles.

ICDL is an internationally recognised qualification that enables people to certify their computer skills to an internationally recognised standard.