Earning and sharing Badges and Certificates with SIMnet.
Digital Credentials are sharable badges and certificates that can signal instructors, classmates, and future employers to your mastery of Microsoft Office applications. There are a number of different types of credentials to earn in SIMnet. You can view the list of available Digital Credentials
here or view the application pathway collections
SIMnet provides two types of Digital Credentials: completion based Badges and achievement based Certificates.
- White Belt credentials are earned by completing all of the Office level content in a SIMbook. Students in introductory courses may be able to earn 4 White Belt credentials.
- Purple Belt credentials are earned by completing all of the Advanced level content in a SIMbook. Students in advanced courses may be able to earn 4 Purple Belt credentials.
The Library view of Completion based Badges
To earn a Yellow Belt, complete a Project attempt and score 90% or higher. Credentialed assignments contain a blue ribbon icon in the assignment list.
The assignment tile view.
Once you complete an assignment at the required score threshold, the assignment score will display with a ribbon icon and the page will have a Credential in the upper right corner of the assignment view. Visit the
Profile section for details on managing your Digital Credentials.
The earned credential view.
Once you complete the requirements to earn a Digital Credential SIMnet will automatically issue your Badge or Certificate and send you an email with additional instructions on how to share and interact with your Digital Credential. You can also click the share icon in the Digital Credential in SIMnet to access your collection of Digital Credentials.
Please view our video on how to access and share your SIMnet Digital Credential:
Using SIMnet Credentials