The IC3 Digital Literacy suite of products includes solutions that range from assessment to certification. And, as a truly global standard, IC3 is as comprehensive as it is diverse. With learning and practice solutions, assessment tools, and certifications specifically designed for a variety of ages and occupations, the IC3 Digital Literacy program is simply the best way to ensure that students and employees are prepared to succeed in a technology-based world.

In a world where computer technology is an essential part of school and work life, one certification can give your students a clear advantage: The IC3 Digital Literacy Certification. This globally recognized certification provides both students and job seekers with the foundation of knowledge needed to excel in fields that involve computers and the Internet.

  1. As technologies evolve, standards and requirements change. IC3 Global Standard 4 reflects the most relevant skills for schools and business today, including:
    Computing Fundamentals
  2. Key Applications
  3. Living Online


Based on the current thinking and best practices in technology
education, the IC3 Certification equips teachers with a proven,
state-of-the-art program that offers several advantages, including:
Data-driven decision making through reporting to show successful completion of funding requirements.
Unbiased examination through psychometrically validated certification exams.
Universal portability and relevance as a recognized global standard in digital literacy.
Ready solution that is more cost effective and time efficient than assembling an assessment to meet national or local educational requirements.
A professional development tool that boosts instructor confidence to integrate the latest technology in the classroom.

By helping you focus and validate your students’ skills in the critical

areas of computer technology and the Internet, IC3 Certification provides your students educational and occupational advantages, including:
Strong foundation of skills on which to pursue higher education.
Portable credential that is valued anywhere and accessible through fraud-proof online digital transcripts
Provides students with tools and an industry-recognized credential for employment
Accelerated success and shorter learning curve in areas involving computers and Internet.


IC3 Global Standard 4 (GS4) exam objectives are aligned with today's most current technologies and relevant digital literacy requirements, including social media, collaboration, and cloud computing concepts. The GS4 certification is comprised of three individual exams and is designed to validate competency in three key areas: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications.