Exams Registration and Booking
Exam Registration and Costs
Note: There is currently no classroom based ICDL Testing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Our Test Centre is now using an on-line testing option called Record & Review.
This option is only available to UCC students/staff that already have a Skills Card and meet the criteria for completing testing at home. ICDL Checklist Remote Testing UCC 2021
Training materials can still be accessed via Canvas
- 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.
Note: it is currently not possible to purchase a Skills Card as testing is only being offered to those who already have a one
(If you already have a Skills Card from another Test Centre please email email@example.com for details on how to transfer your skills card)
- Forward email receipt for purchase of Skills card to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for the Test Centre Cost Code.
STRICTLY NO REFUNDS - SKILLS CARDS CAN HOWEVER BE TRANSFERRED TO ANOTHER TEST CENTRE.
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 is available online via Canvas
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.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.