Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia supported "CERTIFICATION COURSES IN VARIOUS IT FIELDS" in the following trainings: ECDL Start, ECDL Advanced, 20411: Administering Windows Server, 20461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server and 20464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases.
ECDL Start Training (and corresponding testing) was held from February 20th to April 26th 2017 for employees of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), the High Court Council (HJC), as well as for employees of other courts (the Court of Appeal in Belgrade, the Administrative Court and the Commercial Court in Belgrade).
ECDL Start training program enabled each of one-hundred forty-seven (147) employees of the judiciary who entered this program to use computers for the basic user operation, to use Internet, write letters make spreadsheet calculations, and in some cases, more advanced features.
The purpose of this programme is the introduction of European standards for recognizing IT qualification (ECDL-European Computer Driving Licence), improvement of business skills and efficiency, thus providing equal career opportunities to everyone in terms of European integration.
The training was prepared according to the results of the entrance test, organized by CPU Company, testing the knowledge of the employees on Windows 10, Internet and Microsoft Office 2010 (Word 2010 and Excel 2010). The success rate of the test was 65.14%.
The training enclosed four (4) modules:
Module 1 – OS Windows 10
Module 2 – work in the Internet (Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge) and in Microsoft Outlook 2010
Module 3 – writing business documents in Word 2010
Module 4 – spreadsheet calculations in Excel 2010
At the end of the training the employees had to complete the test and the success rate of the exit test was 88.81%.
ECDL Advanced training and testing were held from 4th to 29th May 2017 for 44 participants who have successfully passed the basic ECDL training and wanted to improve their knowledge.
The main goal of the Advanced ECDL training is the adoption of knowledge that will help advanced users in their daily work, by using advanced features related to reporting, working more efficiently and help other users of Microsoft Office.
The programme includes knowledge of advanced using of applications for word processing, spreadsheet calculations, database and presentations. The participants were the employees of the SCC, the HJC, as well as for employees of other courts (the Court of Appeal in Belgrade, the Administrative Court and the Commercial Court in Belgrade).
The success rate on the entrance test was 50.57%, while the success rate of the exit test was 90.34%.
Microsoft specialist training and certification
The complete training included fields of planning, development, configuration and maintenance of Microsoft infrastructure and databases. The following courses were held:
Course 20411: Administering Windows Server® 2012 from February 27th to March 10th 2017– 12 participants
Course 20461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server® 2014 from March 13th to March 24th 2017 – 5 participants
Course 20464: Developing Microsoft SQL Server® 2014 Databases from May 29th to June 2nd 2017 – 1 participant