P-TECH Badges

Get recognized for building your knowledge and skills on Open P-TECH and offer tangible evidence to future employers. Start earning P-TECH badges today!

arrow and square

All P-TECH badges

Image for Explore Emerging Tech

Explore Emerging Tech

Badge earners have an understanding of six emerging technologies that power today’s jobs. Individuals know foundational concepts, terminology, and how technologies are applied to solve problems in organizations and businesses. Badge earners can use this knowledge to explore job roles and careers in tech.


Image for Basic Principles of Design

Basic Principles of Design

This badge earner has an understanding of foundational visual design elements including emphasis and contrast, color, balance, proportion, rule of thirds, alignment and proximity cohesion through repetition, and consistency.  Badge earners can use these skills as a foundation to be applied in future projects at school or at work.


Image for AI Foundations – Powered by ISTE and IBM

AI Foundations – Powered by ISTE and IBM

This badge earner has the key knowledge, skills, and values necessary to understand and work with artificial intelligence (AI), and is aware of the implications of AI for the future of work and society in general. Earners have applied their knowledge through an AI Design Challenge, using design thinking to create a prototype for an AI-powered solution that helps people improve their skills.


Image for Development with AI and Web Services

Development with AI and Web Services

Earners of this badge know how to integrate Watson artificial intelligence and web services using Node-RED as a programming tool. Earners understands the basics of cloud-based software and web services communications using API REST protocol, and can build their own programs to consume data from the internet and integrate them with AI capabilities.


Image for Development for Cognitive Robots

Development for Cognitive Robots

This badge earner has developed knowledge in the Internet of Things, web development, and chatbots through hands-on activities. Using current industry technologies, earners can build robots that interact with their environment, devices, and people.


Image for Open P-TECH Community Champion: 500+ Club

Open P-TECH Community Champion: 500+ Club

This badge earner demonstrates dedication to the Open P-TECH platform and its mission by encouraging registration of 500 or more users and activity on the platform and its affiliated assets. The individual staunchly champions the ideals for which Open P-TECH is dedicated, increasing access to technology skills to all, especially to under-served communities.

This badge is only available to
administrators responsible for user registration on the Open P-TECH platform.


Image for Open P-TECH Community Champion: 100+ Club

Open P-TECH Community Champion: 100+ Club

This badge earner demonstrates dedication to the Open P-TECH platform and its mission by encouraging registration of 100 or more users and activity on the platform and its affiliated assets. The individual is an ongoing contributor to the Open P-TECH community.

This badge is only available to
administrators responsible for user registration on the Open P-TECH platform.


Image for P-TECH Mentor

P-TECH Mentor

The P-TECH Mentor badge earner is recognized by the P-TECH Career Mentoring Program for developing and cultivating a mentoring relationship with a P-TECH mentee (student). The earner has taken relevant training to ensure quality feedback and guidance is provided to students. Mentoring is an important career development opportunity, which any individual can use to enhance skills and achieve long-term career aspirations.

This course is designed for adult mentors in the P-TECH network, or any adult wishing to become a mentor in the P-TECH network.


Image for Watson va a clase: Fundamentos de Inteligencia Artificial

Watson va a clase: Fundamentos de Inteligencia Artificial

Earners of this badge (Watson Goes to School: Artificial Intelligence Fundamentals) use basic principles of coding and understand key concepts of artificial intelligence. Earners are able to develop applications on Node-RED with Watson AI services and to connect them with external devices. They know how to develop chatbots with Watson Assistant and how to train them, and are familiar with the IBM Cloud.

 

Notice

IBM leverages the services of Credly, a third-party data processor authorized by IBM and located in the United States, to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your personal information (name, email address, and badge earned) will be shared with Credly. You will receive an email notification from Credly with instructions for claiming the badge. Your personal information is used to issue your badge and for program reporting and operational purposes. It will be handled in a manner consistent with IBM privacy practices. The IBM Privacy Statement can be viewed here: https://www.ibm.com/privacy/us/en/.

IBM employees can view the IBM Internal Privacy Statement here: https://w3.ibm.com/w3publisher/w3-privacy-notice.