Introducing the IICRC Digital Badge

The Certified Firm Digital Badge is a key addition to your marketing tools.

Your company can be verified in real-time from anywhere.

What is the Value?

IICRC Certified Firm Digital Badge Benefits

Digital badges let the world know what you’ve accomplished. Sharing your success helps build your credibility and grow your business.

Learn More About this Badge

We are committed to providing you with the tools necessary to achieve your professional goals and we understand that communicating your credentials in an ever-expanding online marketplace can be challenging. That is why we have partnered with Credly’s platform to provide you with a digital version of your credentials. Digital badges can be used in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. This digital image contains verified metadata that describes your qualifications and the process required to earn them.

Open badges are web-enabled versions of a certification credentials which can be verified in real-time, online.

It's simply a digital way of showcasing your Certified Firm status. The badge is part of your companies identity, it lets your customers instantly verify your qualifications.

We have partnered with Credly to translate the certifications you’ve earned into a badge, issued and managed through the company’s Credly Platform. The technology Credly uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.

Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. The Credly Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Credly Platform.

Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

You will receive an email notification from the Credly Platform with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Credly Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.

No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.

While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on the Credly Platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.

You can share your badge directly from the Credly Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.

Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Credly Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.

Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.

Not at this time.

You can find answers to frequently asked questions here:

Want to Learn More?

Check out this quick video.

Need more information on sharing your digital badge? Download the Digital Badge Quick Guide to see step-by-step instructions.

What's Next?

See if you pre-qualify to become an IICRC Certified Firm.

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