Important information for ICDL candidates
ICDL Saudi Arabia would like to express its regret and concern for the recent disruption caused by the sudden decision by TVTC to suspend ICDL testing in its affiliated training centers, which was without prior notice. In order to minimize the disruption to our valued candidates, and in support of the ICDL programme, we would like to extend an offer to all existing candidates within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to cover the costs of taking tests at centers that are not affected by the TVTC decision for three months from now. This also includes any candidate that wishes to take the tests in any of the GCC countries and additionally any other country that offers the ICDL/ECDL certification.
Please see below for frequently asked questions.
1. Am I eligible for the offer of covering the costs of ICDL tests?
Any candidate that has already registered with a training centre in Saudi Arabia and completed at least one exam prior to the TVTC announcement on 8th June 2010 and has already pre-paid for any or all of their ICDL tests is eligible to have the same tests provided free of charge to them at another centre.
2. How do I know if my centre has ceased offering ICDL tests?
All private training center under TVTC supervision are affected.
3. Which centers can I transfer to within Saudi Arabia?
We will provide you shortly with a list of centers, which are not affected by the TVTC decision.
4. I do not have my skills cards, what should I do?
You will need to contact your centre, who will be able to provide you with the physical skills card. Please notice that the free exams are available only to those who completed at least one exam before the date of TVTC announcement.
5. What do I need to do in order to transfer to another centre within Saudi Arabia?
Contact your existing centre to arrange with us for your transfer. We will provide your center with the name of your new center; the new centre will in turn provide you with a date for your test session.
6 What costs are included in the offer of covering the test?
The cost of covering the test within Saudi Arabia or any other GCC country will include the fees charged by the new centre to provide the test however; it will not cover any training, travel, accommodation, meal or additional expenses. If you wish to take your test in another country outside of the GCC, costs will be covered up to a limit of 50 SAR per test or equivalent in local currency for the test and does not cover any training, travel, accommodation, meal or additional expenses.
7. How soon can I take my test at a new centre?
ICDL Saudi Arabia will organize with centers to facilitate tests very soon. Please check here regularly for any updates.
8. Which GCC countries can I take my test in?
The GCC countries comprise:
Tests can be taken in any of these countries or additionally in any country that offers the ICDL/ECDL test. Please note not all countries are able to offer the test in Arabic.
9. If I wish to take my test in a country outside of Saudi Arabia what do I do?
Contact your existing centre to arrange for your transfer and confirm in which country you wish to take your test. After coordination with ICDL Saudi Arabia your center will confirm to you with which test centre in the new country it has been arranged for you to take your test in
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