ECDL Advanced

ECDL for power users (experts)

There are 4 Advanced modules - Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Database, Presentation - and you can get an ECDL Advanced Certificate for each of them.

If you pass all 4 Advanced modules you will earn the certificate ECDL Advanced Expert.


ECDL Advanced modules:

Advanced Word Processing written on orange puzzle piece

- Apply advanced formatting
- Create tables of content and indexes
- Use fields, forms and templates
- Work with macros
- Integrate data; share documents


Advanced Spreadsheets, written on orange puzzle piece

- Apply conditional and customised formatting
- Use functions of different categories
- Analyse, filter and sort tables and lists
- Work with named cell ranges
- Use linking, embedding and importing features


Advanced Database, written on orange puzzle piece

- Understand key database concepts
- Create an advanced database structure and outputs
- Design and use queries, perform calculations
- Enhance forms and improve functionality
- Work with macros, linking and importing features


Advanced Presentation, written on orange puzzle piece

- Understand target audience
- Use templates and format slide backgrounds
- Insert drawing objects, movies and sound
- Apply advanced chart formatting features
- Control a slide show.

  • You have expert computer skills in the office applications.
  • Your educational level is comparable.
  • You get an international certificate to prove your qualification.

ECDL Standard level skills in the module you want to take.

Preparation for tests:

  • Course at Test Center (not compulsory)
  • Self-study (choose among the wide range of approved learning materials)
  • MS Office 2016
  • MS Office 2013
  • MS Office 2010
  • MS Office 2007

If you want to take a test - contact an authorised ECDL Test Centers.

The tests are based on the current ECDL Advanced syllabi (Syllabi ).

Exam time: 45 minutes per certificate 

Test method: 

Automatic testing system (ATS):


Recommended price:

  • Skills Card (per ECDL Advanced Certificate): € 44,-
  • Test (per ECDL Anvanced Certificate): € 44,-
  • Total: € 88,-

Price for pupils at school test centers:

  • Skills Card and test (per ECDL Advanced Certificate): € 35,-