Create a digital record of your achievements and skills
Open Badges are digital certificates recognising learning and achievement. If you can demonstrate that you’ve learned from materials produced by the Scottish Social Services Council you can earn an Open Badge.Get started
What are Open Badges?
Open Badges are digital records of achievements and skills that are tied to assessment and evidence. Unlike paper certificates, Open Badges are manageable online.Learn more
Make the most of your Open Badges
Remember to share your badges online as soon as you receive them. You can list badges you have been awarded on social networks, your blog and ePortfolio.Find out more
Understanding sight problems for people with dementiaThis Open Badge is awarded to people who complete RNIB Scotland’s Understanding sight problems for people with dementia eLearning and write an account of what they have learnt from it.
RNIB learning disability and sight loss top tips guidesThis Open Badge is awarded to people who demonstrate awareness of RNIB’s top tips to support people living with a learning disability and sight loss.
Understanding Sight Loss in People with Learning DisabilitiesThis Open Badge is awarded to people who complete RNIB Scotland’s Understanding Sight Loss in People with Learning Disabilities workbook and write an account of what they have learnt from it.
Creating Conversations Bronze Award for Starting OutCreating Conversations is all about encouraging communication to reduce isolation and loneliness. It is a fun and easy to use evidence based kit that helps people living with dementia communicate with their families, carers and the wider community. This Badge...
MySSSC Champion: WorkerThis Open Badge is awarded to workers who are confident using MySSSC and are ready to assist others.
MySSSC Champion: EmployerThis Open Badge is awarded to employers who actively use MySSSC and are ready to assist others.
SSKS ‘On the Road’This Open Badge is awarded to people who attend a SSKS 'On the Road' event and register for an NHSScotland OpenAthens Username.
What is Health Literacy?This Open Badge is awarded to people who learn about health literacy and want to use health literacy tools and techniques in their own practice.
Finding evidence to inform your practiceThis Open Badge is awarded to people who recognise that the use of evidence based information to support them in their role is good practice.
Get an Open Badge today!
Anyone can earn, manage and display Open Badges across the internet. All you need is an email address.
Getting started with Open Badges
New to Open Badges and want to know more? We can help…
- What you need to know about Open Badges
- Applying for an Open Badge
- Preparing and publishing your evidence
- Making the most of your Open Badges
- What to do if your Open Badge application is declined
- How to issue Open Badges