Certification Digital Badges

Stand out with an EDB Certification

Represent your certification and achievement with Postgres. Include your badge on all of your online profiles. 

Digital Badges

Stand out with an EDB Postgres Certification and Digital Badges

  • Earn an industry-recognized credential that helps prove your skill level, provide distinction, and can get you hired. 
  • Display your EDB Postgres Certified badge, highlight your achievement and get noticed.
  • Validate your skills and join an elite group of Certified professionals.
  • Accelerate you professional development and help enhance your credibility and career success. 
  • Combine your credentials to form a complete overview of your skills.
  • Display your qualifications on social and professional networking sites
  • Provide employers with easy, valid verification of your credentials

 

Your digital badge is one more way that EDB supports the development and recognition of your professional skills. Take advantage of this program to validate your technical expertise, and to help advance your potential.

 

How it Works

Complete the criteria for earning a badge, and add an EDB Postgres Certification Digital Badge to your Linkedin profile, Facebook page, or Twitter account, to confirm you Postgres professional and technical expertise.

  • Display your hard work and accomplishments.
  • Anyone can verify your Certification by clicking on your badge.
  • Each badge gives details about specific skills you developed and what you did specifically to earn the badge. 
  • You can view related jobs and skill demand associated with your credentials.

Eligible Exams

PostgreSQL certifications eligible for badges
PostgreSQL Associate
PostgreSQL Professional

Postges Advanced Server certifications eligible for badges
EDB Postgres Advanced Server Associate
EDB Postgres Advanced Server Professional

 

 

 

Criteria for Earning Badges

Badges are a digital representation of your certification achievements with Postgres.  To earn a specific badge, you need to complete the required pre-requisites and score a passing grade on the certification exam.

Exam details and pre-requisites are found online and in our training course catalog.  Exams provide a credible way to validate skills and are rigorous, so hands-on experience is expected, especially at the Professional level.  Be sure to take advantage of the lab exercises provided with the EDB Postgres training courses.

See the Certification FAQ or the Certification page for more information.

 

Begin Now

You can get started preparing to earn your first badge right away by taking FREE Postgres Training from EDB. 

The Essentials class meets the pre-requisite training for the Associate-level EDB Postgres badge.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

What is a Badge?

A badge is a digital way to represent your certification achievement and are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome, which can be verified in real-time, online.  Open badges refer specifically to badges that adhere to an open standard being led by Mozilla for recognizing and validating learning. View all EDB Postgres badges and requirements for earning them on the profile page

 

Why Use a Digital Badge?

Badges are digital representations of your Postgres certifications earned by passing exams provided by EDB. Your digital badge is made of an image and metadata uniquely linked to you. This ensures that only you can take credit for your specific achievement.

You can share your digital badge to multiple social platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp. It can also be embedded in a resume, your personal website, or an email signature. Your EDB Certified status can also be added to your Postgres Rocks community profile, identifying you as a member with distinguished experience.

 

Am I Eligible for a Badge?

Anyone who completes the pre-requisites for certification from EDB Postgres and achieves a passing score on a certification exam is eligible for a badge.  See the next section below for information on receiving and using your badge.

 

When and How Can I Claim my Badge?
How Do I Share My Badge?

Claiming your EDB Postgres badge is very simple. After you’ve achieved a certification by passing an exam, you receive an automated email from EnterpriseDB with details on your score, with a printable certificate attached. In addition, you will receive a second, automated e-mail notification from Acclaim, with instructions on how to claim and share your badge.
The basic steps to claim your badge are:

  1. Click the link in your Acclaim email notification to create an account on Acclaim (if you do not already have one)
  2. Acclaim then sends you a confirmation email with a link to confirm your account and claim your badge
     

Take advantage of the features that Acclaim offers:

  • Share your badge to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.
  • Download your badge image and URL to embed in a resume, website, or email signature.
  • Personalize your profile.
  • Explore labor market insights and job opportunities.

 

What is required to Pass the Certification Exam?

Most exams have pre-requisite training courses and are rigorous, so hands-on experience and experience in the field is recommended.

You can get started preparing to earn your first Associate badge right away by taking the Free Postgres Training from EDB.  Be sure to take advantage of the demos and lab exercises provided by EDB Training.

See the Certification FAQ or the Certification page for more information.

 

I have earned multiple Postgres badges. Do I need to claim every badge that I am issued?

You will receive an e-mail notification for each badge that you earn, however you do not need to manually claim every badge. You can adjust the settings in your Acclaim account to automatically accept badges issued to you.

 

Are there Unique Badges for Partners?

Individuals at EDB Partner organizations who have successfully passed any of our certification exams, version 9.3 or higher, will be issued digital badges and will receive e-mail notifications from Acclaim with information on how to accept them.  We are also in the process of developing special badge identifiers for EDB Certified Instructors and Certified Partners.

 

Do the Badges Expire?

Badges are issued for EDB certification exams based on version 9.3 and higher. They do not expire but you are encouraged to achieve the latest certification level with the latest software version in order to maximize your benefits.

 

Who can View my Badge?

Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn more about your skills and to verify its authenticity. EDB certification credentials are recognized, respected and valued globally in the industry, and sharing your badge enables you to communicate your achievements publicly and stand out.

 

What if I do not want my badge to be public?

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

 

Who is Acclaim?

Acclaim is a product of Pearson, the world's leading learning company. Acclaim is an enterprise-class badging platform that uses the Open Badges standards for sharing and communicating learning achievements through digital version of your credentials.  Your achievements and credentials from many different technologies, academic institutions, and professional organizations can be shared through Acclaim.

 

I still have questions or need help with my badge – how do I get Support?

Contact Acclaim support at support.youracclaim.com

For questions about EDB certifications and training classes, contact trainingcoordinator@enterprisedb.com