My Badges

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CareerCred Digital Badges

CareerCred offers your a career micro-credential that digitally recognises your employability skills and achievements. Once you have earned your CareerCred badge, you can display it on any digital platform including social media sites, LinkedIn, websites, blogs etc. The badge is a digital CV enabling prospective employers to see exactly what you have done during your internship.

CareerCred badges recognise 8 employability skills:

  • Business Awareness
  • Communication
  • Self-Management
  • I.T. Skills
  • Numeracy
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Personal Effectiveness

These skills are aligned to the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) definition of employability and CareerCred badges are endorsed by the CBI. There are 3 badges to earn:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”506″ img_size=”200×200″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

CareerCred Bronze Badge

Typical Time to Earn = 2 – 3 weeks
Employability Skills Recognised = Business Awareness, Communication, Self-Management, I.T. Skills
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CareerCred Silver Badge

Typical Time to Earn = 2 – 3 months
Employability Skills Recognised = Business Awareness, Communication, Self-Management, I.T. Skills, Numeracy, Personal Effectiveness, Teamwork, Problem Solving
Main Mission = Assess your competence in each of the 8 employability skills areas, provide evidence of your achievements during the internship, identify an improvement plan.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”507″ img_size=”200×200″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

CareerCred Gold Badge

Typical Time to Earn = 5 – 6 months
Employability Skills Recognised = Business Awareness, Communication, Self-Management, I.T. Skills, Numeracy, Personal Effectiveness, Teamwork, Problem Solving
Main Mission = Provide evidence of your employability skills development against an improvement plan. Provide evidence of the impact of your achievements. Reflect on your career journey to date.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]