ECDL Image Editing

The ECDL Image Editing Certificate shows that you understand the main concepts of an image editing application and are able to use them. (basic level)


ECDL Image Editing consists of one module.

  • Capture, improve, change a digital image
  • Know graphic formats and colour concepts
  • Draw, paint on images and insert text
  • Use layers, apply effects and filters
  • Options for use in the web and for printing
  • You are able to use the basic functions of an image editing application.
  • Your educational level is comparable.
  • You get an international certificate to prove your qualification.

Basic computer skills

Preparation for tests:

  • Course at a Test Center (not compulsory)
  • Self-study (choose among the wide range of approved learning materials)

Photoshop (as of CS), the GIMP, Photoshop Elements


The tests must be taken at authorised ECDL Test Centers.

The tests are based on the current ECDL Image Editing syllabus (Syllabi).

Exam time: 45 minutes

Test method: 

Automatic test systems (ATS):


Recommended price:

  • Skills Card: € 40
  • Test: € 26.50
  • Total: € 66.50

Price for pupils at school test centers:

  • Skills Card and test: € 35