Exams Registration and Booking

Exam Registration and Costs

Note: There is currently no ICDL Testing due the University Closure - Coronavirus (COVID-19). ICS Skills are investigating options for virtual testing but it is not currently available

Registration Process:

  • Candidates must purchase an ICDL Skills Card. Go to UCC Shop and select ICDL from the On-line Bookings menu to purchase the skills card on-line using the password from Canvas. 
    (If you already have a Skills Card from another Test Centre please email icdl@ucc.ie for details on how to transfer your skills card)  
  • Forward email receipt for purchase of Skills card to icdl@ucc.ie and we will reply with the link to complete exam registration. 
  • Use your UCC email address when completing both forms.  The password that you set is needed for sitting your ICDL exams so please make sure to remember it!
  • Note exam modules may be taken in whichever order you wish, however for candidates wishing to complete ICDL certification we do recommend that they complete the 4 ECDL Essential Modules first. 

THE TEST CENTRE CAN ONLY ACCEPT ON-LINE PAYMENTS OR DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET TRANSFER. Cash will no longer be accepted by the Test Centre.

Staff Total ICDL Cost €190 Payment by Dept - if your department is paying the individual department should contact either their College Accountant of Management Accounting to organise a journal transfer i.e. to transfer funds from your budget to ours. Please email ecdl@ucc.ie for the Test Centre Cost Code.

STRICTLY NO REFUNDS - SKILLS CARDS CAN HOWEVER BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER TEST CENTRE.

ICDL Costs

Skills Card : €50

Exams: €20 each

ICDL Essentials Certificate consists of 4 essentials module exams. 

For FULL ICDL Certification you must complete th 4 essential modules exams + 3 others.

If  a candidate is unsuccessful in an exam an additional test unit needs to be purchased on-line €20 for repeat exams.

ICDL Training

ICDL training is available online via Canvas 

Testing Times

ICDL Testing is held in Training Room 2 of IT Services, 4th Floor Kane Building.  There is 45 minutes allocated on the testing system for an exam. 

Check here for availability in the coming weeks. 

Test Booking

Email icdl@ucc.ie with your name, student/staff number, date, time .

All exams must be pre-booked by the Wednesday afternoon of that testing week. Candidates cannot book for exams unless they have registered for exams first.

When attending a testing session please arrive 10 minutes prior to testing time  and have your bank card & student/Staff ID card with you.

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