Basic computer skills are critical to academic or career pursuits regardless of the career field. IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is the globally-recognized credential that gives students a competitive edge in the job market, as well as confidence and skills validation needed to excel in academics. IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) reflects the most current and relevant digital literacy skills.
Digital Literacy Certifications Available
IC3 Digital Literacy Certification is earned through the following three 50-minute exams, which may be taken in any order:
- COMPUTING FUNDAMENTALS – Foundational understanding of computer hardware, software, operating systems, peripherals, and troubleshooting.
- KEY APPLICATIONS – Familiarity with the most common features of spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation applications and “app culture”.
- LIVING ONLINE – Skills to use the Internet or work in a networked environment and maximize communication, education, collaboration, and social interactions in a safe and ethical way.
Interested in implementing IC3 Certifications? Click here, to listen to the NC3 & IC3 webinar hosted by NC3’s Associate Director, Dan Ramirez and IC3/Ceriport’s Director of CTE & STEM, Nich Haber.
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Learn more about IC3 Digital Literacy Certification and the full certification pathway at learn.certiport.com/nail-the-basics.