ICDL is the world's leading computer skills certification. To date more than 15 million people have engaged with the ICDL programme, in over 100 countries, through our network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centers (ATCs).

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

ICDL programmes are for anyone who wishes to become fully competent in the use of a computer and common applications. Computer skills enable people of all ages to understand and use technology to improve their personal and professional lives. ICDL modules provide a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas which are validated by a test.


Computer Essentials: Skills and concepts relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Online Essentials: Skills and concepts relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks and data security.

Word Processing: Skills to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing word processing documents, such as letters, CVs, and other documents.

Spreadsheets: Skills to perform tasks associated with developing, formatting, modifying and using a spreadsheet, to use standard formulas and functions, and to competently create and format graphs or charts.

Presentation :Create professional standard presentations. Perform tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.

Using Databases: Use a desktop database effectively. Understand the main concepts of databases and demonstrate the ability to use a database application: creating and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports, and preparing outputs ready for distribution. Learning to relate tables and to retrieve and manipulate.

Online Essentials: Skills and concepts relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Entry Requirements Levels Qualification Earned Career Prospects
  • Grade 12 or
  • Grade 10 -D
2 & 3
(1 year per Level)
National Vocational Certificate
  • Chef / Carterer
  • Manager/Waiter at
    Hotels, Loges, Ships
  • Bartender
  • Flight Attendants
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AIMS Windhoek Ms Tessa Gawa-!nas +261 61 245 917 bschool@aims.com.na
AIMS Arandis Ms Rita Awases +264 64 510 751 adminavtc@aims.com.na

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As an association of experts in the disciplines of finance, economics, business development and management consultancy we offer a wide range of trainings in Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Administration and Computer related fields. Courses are tailored to meet specific needs of our clients for in-house programmes. Training programmes are offered in two operational legs of Outhouse and In – House Training with generic focus and specific tailored approaches respectively.

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