Essential Impact Digital Coaching Badges
To showcase your coach training and accomplishments, Essential Impact has partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to provide you with Digital Coaching Badges.
What are Digital Coaching Badges?
Digital Coaching Badges are a suite of digital badges visually representing your training and achievement with Essential Impact. They validate your accomplishments, skills, and competencies. And they’re also easy to display, verify, and share online.
Digital Badges provide peers, employers, clients, and stakeholders with concrete evidence of:
- The Essential Impact Coaching programs you’ve successfully completed
- The skills, competencies you’ve demonstrated
- The ICF recognized hours and/or accreditation you’ve earned
How to Claim and Share Your Digital Badge
As a successful graduate of one of our Essential Impact Coaching programs, here’s how to can claim and share your digital badge.
1. Earn it
After you complete your coaching program, you’ll receive an email from Essential Impact via firstname.lastname@example.org confirming that you’ve earned a badge.
2. Claim it
Your email will include easy-to-follow, guided instructions to help you create your free digital badge account. Once you’ve set up your account you can claim your digital badge.
3. Share it
Acclaim enables you to share your badge directly to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. You can also embed badges into your website, digital resume, and email signature.
To learn more, check out the how-to videos and FAQ section below.
* If you’re a graduate of an Essential Impact course, and you haven’t already received an email from us about our Digital Coaching Badge program, simply fill out your details in this form.
Why Share My Digital Coaching Badges?
Whether you are launching a coaching career, climbing the professional ladder, or making a career change, Essential Impact Digital Coaching Badges set you apart by highlighting your qualifications, skills, and certifications in a way that’s accessible and verifiable.
Sharing your Digital Coaching Badge is an easy way to publicly acknowledge your accomplishments and to build trust with peers, clients, employers, and stakeholders. Whenever someone clicks on your badge they’ll be able to view all the key details of your training and achievements.
Accepting Your New Badge
Sharing Your Badge on LinkedIn
Available Digital Coaching Badges
If you’re a successful graduate of one of the following Essential Impact Coaching programs, you’re eligible for a Digital Coaching Badge. Below is the suite of badges we offer along with some of the descriptive features others will see when they click on your badge.
Frequently Asked Questions
Essential Impact has partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to provide you with Digital Coaching Badges. Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital badges. They only work with credible organizations to provide badges to individuals worldwide.
This is a free service we provide. There is no cost to you.
After you complete your coaching program, you’ll receive an email from Essential Impact via email@example.com confirming that you’ve earned a badge. This email will also include instructions for claiming your badge and steps for setting up your account.
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 peers, employers, clients, and potential clients with concrete evidence of your coaching qualifications.
Credly’s Acclaim Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim Platform.
We have partnered with Credly to translate the coaching skills you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through Credly’s Acclaim platform.
The technology Credly uses on its Acclaim Platform is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share, and verify your competencies digitally.
Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification, or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.
You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Acclaim Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
Your badge is uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s Acclaim Platform. This link to verified data makes it 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 Acclaim 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 Acclaim 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.
You can find answers to frequently asked questions by clicking over to Acclaim’s Support Page.