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IC3 Digital Literacy

Succeed with technology


Succeed with technology


IC3 Digital Literacy (IC3) is a credential that is designed to ensure that learners are prepared to succeed in a technology-based world. With a focus on the most critical elements that drive technology today, IC3 delivers a comprehensive solution for learning how to succeed in any environment that requires the use of computers, devices, or the Internet.

Best of all, because IC3 includes concepts and skills that apply to almost any school or career pathway, it’s the ideal solution for any student or jobseeker looking to enhance or validate their digital skills.

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IC3 Digital Literacy Certification

IC3 Digital Literacy


IC3 Global Standard 6 (GS6) is the latest version of the IC3 Digital Literacy program. The new structure is a comprehensive set of stackable certifications across seven digital literacy domains. It is composed of three exams, each awarding its own certificate, that validate an understanding of each domain at the basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.

IC3GS6 is comprised of three exams, click on each for the Exam Objectives:

IC3 Master Digital Badge

IC3 Master

When a candidate successfully passes all three Global Standard Six certification exams, they are awarded the IC3 Digital Literacy Master Certification and a Master Badge which display an advanced understanding of the concepts and principles within the IC3 Digital Literacy program objective domains.

IC3 Spark Certification

IC3 Spark

IC3 Spark

Similar to the IC3 Digital Literacy Certification, IC3 Spark covers objectives spanning basic computing skills, key applications, and use of the Internet.

However, as a single, 50 minute exam IC3 Spark is specifically designed for a younger audience who may be new to computers and the Internet, or who lack a solid foundation in digital concepts.

Exam Objectives

IC3 Digital Literacy Certificate


133 Million new jobs to emerge globally by 2022 requiring digitally skilled workforce

World Economic Forum

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Prodigy Learning's "Four Stage Learning Pathway"

Prodigy Learning offers a comprehensive pathway for IC3 certification from learning solutions through to certification exams. To ensure that the IC3 certifications are delivered successfully, Prodigy Learning strongly recommends following the Four Stage Learning Pathway leveraging these solutions.


1. Skills Analysis

Use GMetrix Action Learning as a Skills Analysis tool to identify learners' areas of weakness.


2. Learning Solutions

Use LearnKey video training or other approved self-paced or instructor-led Learning Solutions.


3. Practice Tests

Sit the GMetrix Practice Test. Comprehensive reporting proves readiness for the certification exam.

4. Certification Exam

Sit the Exam.  Prove learners' skills with a robust, internationally standardised assessment.

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