Goodbye, Java. Hello, Java-free Testing.

We would like to remind you that Java-free Testing is now available. Switching to this means that you no longer need to worry about Java updates. Switching is easy. All you need to do is email support@ics.ie and we will switch you over in no time.

All test centres must switch by 30th November. After this date Java testing will no longer be supported.

Please click the Learn more button below to view PDFs on using the New Enlight interface.

Learn more

If you have any questions please feel free to contact support@ics.ie or call our dedicated support team on 01-2377799 who will be more than happy to help.


Candidate Progress Reporting

Now you can track your candidates’ progress for various ECDL modules.

Watch the video >


Resources for
Coordinators and Testers

Popular Resources

Four Helpful Guides

Some Common Tasks

System Requirements

Does your PC have what it takes to run the ICS Skills Learning Platform? Click the button below to find out.

  Test this PC now!

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. Next update due:

  • 20 October 2015

Java-free Testing

Welcome to ECDL Testing – without Java

You can now offer ECDL testing without needing to use Java. If you would like to switch your centre from Java-based testing to testing without Java, email us at support@ics.ie or call 01-23 777 99. We will be happy to switch you over.

You will find the following PDF documents helpful when switching to and using Java-free testing, and when using the new menus and screens:

Java icon

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: