Digital credential program
Celebrating you and your accomplishments
For Red Hat customers, partners, and associates, the Red Hat Credential Program celebrates your professional education achievements and experience, program participation, and contributions to the community. And it recognizes and rewards your engagement with ecosystems that support customer success in adopting Red Hat technologies.
Sharing your success with the world is easy–and valuable
You’ve earned it, so it’s time to enjoy it.
Unlocking your digital badge is a mark of distinction that highlights your hard work, dedication, and commitment to life-long learning. And since Red Hat skills are recognized and valued around the world, your digital badge is a great way to share your knowledge and expertise with your professional networks and promote career growth.
So whether you add your badges to your company email signature, personal websites, and social media platforms like LinkedIn, or use them to demonstrate professional development to your manager, Red Hat digital badges make it easy to share your achievements, develop your personal brand, and show the world that your skills are current and verifiable.
What's a digital badge anyway?
A Red Hat Digital Credential is a record of achievement earned by meeting defined criteria and represented by a digital badge. These digital badges recognize many types of achievements and require validation that you have met the requirements for the credential. They are sharable, verified, portable, and data-rich.
Who issues Red Hat’s digital badges?
Credly is Red Hat's end-to-end partner for issuing and managing digital badges and downloadable certificates. Credly provides a secure means of storage, transport, and credential publishing that adds a layer of protection against falsely claimed credentials.
Red Hat Professional Certification Digital Credential
This credential is used exclusively by the Red Hat Certification program. The digital badge recipient must be successful on a Red Hat Certification exam, which is a comprehensive hands-on validation of skills and knowledge.
Red Hat certified?
Getting Red Hat Certified is an achievement worth celebrating. And Credly is the leader in digital badging and credentialing. So if you're Red Hat certified, please claim your badges and share them widely.
Other types of Red Hat digital credentials
Knowledge Development Digital Credential
This credential reflects knowledge achievement through the completion of structured content and courseware. Validation that the recipient has met the objective criteria is required.
Contribution/Impact Digital Credential
This credential requires human review of evidence of applied knowledge and/or criteria to be met and represents participation within a specific role or program, contributions, or other skill achievements with measurable business results.
Program Membership Digital Credential
This credential is issued to represent Red Hat program participation for an individual or an organization. Validation that recipients have met the objective criteria is required and will be reviewed by the Red Hat Digital Credentialing Council for approval.
Digital Credential for Red Hat Awards
All Red Hat Award credential requests will be reviewed by the Red Hat Digital Credentialing Council for approval and must be a Red Hat corporate-sponsored award. Validation that recipients have met the objective criteria is required.
What else do I need to know?
Sharing your Red Hat digital badge on social media, websites, and other digital settings should be done in ways that align with Red Hat brand guidelines and jointly validate and promote a relationship with Red Hat.
For Red Hat Partners
See how the Red Hat Credential Program helps partners promote training and certification.
Get the answers to the most common questions about Red Hat’s Credential Program.
Still have questions? Email our team.