Your course might be set up to issue certificates as evidence that you
successfully completed the course. Different types of certificates might be
available for courses you take. For information about the certificates that
your course offers, contact the course team or institution that created your
In addition, you might be able to earn badges for achievements such as
completing a course or a series of courses, or for participating in course
activities. The badges that you can earn depend on how badges have been set up
for the course platform that you are taking a course on.
Some courses that offer web certificates allow you to download a badge that
represents the certificate, and then share that badge on a badging site such
as Mozilla Backpack. You can download your badge as soon as your web
certificate appears on your dashboard. Many courses distribute web
certificates within two weeks of the course end date.
To share your web certificate on the Mozilla Backpack site, follow these steps.
On your dashboard, locate the course that you want, and then select View
If this option is not available, the course might not have distributed
certificates yet. Check your dashboard again in a few days.
On the certificate web page, select the badge sharing icon.
You see instructions for downloading your badge and then sharing it on
the Mozilla Backpack site. You have to create an account on Mozilla
Backpack before you can share your badge.