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Resources for
Coordinators and Testers

Popular Resources

Four Helpful Guides

Some Common Tasks

Using Google Chrome web browser?

Google ChromeA recent update to Google Chrome disabled all plug-ins by default, including Java. If you have updated to the latest version of Google Chrome, version 42 (42.0.2311.87), please follow these steps to re-enable plug-ins before launching ECDL tests:

  1. In your URL bar, enter chrome://flags/#enable-npapi


  2. Click the Enable link for the Enable NPAPI configuration option


  3. Click the Relaunch button that now appears at the bottom of the configuration page

For more information please direct your systems administrators to here. External updates are beyond our control. And we would like to apologise for any inconvenience this issue may have caused.

If you are not using Google Chrome to deliver ECDL tests, your ECDL testing services will not be affected and you can ignore this message.

System Requirements

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System Docs

Setting Up Your PCs
Read this easy-to-follow guide to setting up your PCs to run the ICS Skills Learning Platform.

Includes information on configuring pop-ups and MS Office macro security settings.

PC Requirements
A listing what every workstation needs to have installed in order to run the ICS Skills Learning Platform.

Java Critical Updates

On four dates in 2015 Oracle will releases crtical updates to Java. You must install these updates within 30 days of their release – otherwise, Java will no longer run.

  • 14 April 2015
  • 14 July 2015
  • 20 October 2015

Introducing New ECDL

New ECDL is now implemented in all accredited test centres nationwide.

Providing you with even more choice, flexibility and lifelong learning whether you are a student, professional or employer.

New ECDL has been developed based on the changing needs of candidates.

New ECDL modules cover the latest skills that you need to become digitally fluent. Make the smooth transition to New ECDL today.

New ECDL is the perfect solution for anyone looking for the best computer training in Ireland.

With courses available both online and in centres nationwide, our centres’ computer training courses are affordable and ideal if you are job seeking or looking to upskill.

We offer renowned, affordable courses which leads to the internationally recognised qualification of ECDL.

Don't wait any longer to begin New ECDL. Contact us today on 01 23 777 99 or email support@ics.ie.

ICS Skills is the Irish licensee for the ECDL Foundation, the certifying authority of the leading international computer skills certification programme – ECDL/ICDL.

ECDL Foundation

Who we work with.
What we offer.

Online programme delivery, learner administration, training content development, online testing and certification, telephone and online support, membership, event and project management, and digital marketing and brand promotion – these are among the services provided by ICS Skills. Here are a few of the clients we serve: