International Computer Driving Licence - Advanced ICDL

What is special about this course?

The Advanced International Computer Driving Licence is a highly regarded and widely recognised computer user qualification. The Advanced ICDL certification demonstrates your high level competence in a range of Microsoft 365 applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Entry requirements

ICDL group award or relevant ICDL modules


PDA IT in Business or relevant HN units.

All applicants will be interviewed.

Level 3 modules:

  • Spreadsheet
  • Word Processing
  • Databases

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Open Learning

This course runs continuously during college term time and can be started at different entry dates during the year. You can study out-with the college if you prefer and simply come in to sit your tests.

If you prefer to study by open learning, we have an option available that includes self-study materials, access to a tutor by telephone and email and occasional class tutor time and practice testing.

If you would like to study Advanced ICDL at college we have access to one class per week. You can select your preferred class at time of enrolment.

How long will my course last?

Part-time for up to one year

Where can I study my course?

    • North Isles Learning Centres
    • North Mainland Learning Centres
    • Islesburgh Community Centre, Lerwick
    • Whalsay Leaning Centre

Start date

Flexible start dates between September and April


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Academic: You can progress on to our Higher National Certificate (HNC) Computing, HNC Business, or related degree courses.

Employment/Career: You might like to consider applying for office-related jobs.

Former students have: Progressed onto further study and gained promotion in related work areas.

Is there more information available online?

QR Code - scan to visit course page

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Please email or call 01595 771000 to request a booking form.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Shetland. UHI Shetland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.