City & Guilds have issued more than 500,000 digital credentials!

Celebrating a key milestone on our journey to digital certification.

10 July 2023

As an organisation, we are proud to mark this significant milestone in the digital credentials space.

Over the past five years, City & Guilds has issued more than half a million digital credentials across our range of qualifications and apprenticeships. This accomplishment highlights our commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advances and catering to the evolving needs of our learners and customers.

Since we began issuing digital credentials in 2018, we have witnessed a significant surge in demand, particularly from 2020 onwards. This substantial growth showcases ours and our customers’ dedication to embracing innovative solutions and adapting to the digital landscape.

We believe that digital credentials are essential in today's world, providing a secure and easily verifiable way for individuals to showcase their qualifications and competencies.

Kirstie Donnelly MBE, CEO of City & Guilds commented;

"This is a great milestone and is yet more testimony to the future where Digital Credentials are recognised as the "currency" for skills.

It's undoubtedly where the market and our learners are heading, and we are proud to be a part of this journey".

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Trust and recognition of skills and achievements

The acceptance rate of our digital credentials is always growing, and this speaks volumes about the trust and recognition our credentials have garnered from employers, educational institutions, and other stakeholders.

This success in our digital credential initiative is a testament to our ongoing commitment to innovation and providing modern solutions for skills recognition. By embracing digital credentials, we have created a scalable and efficient system that benefits our learners, professionals, employers, and educational institutions alike.

Thank you to our customers who have joined us in adopting digital credentials. Together, we will continue to shape the future of skills recognition.

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