Online Certificate Verification Page

OpenEDG has created an online system to verify all C++ Institute credentials held by candidates all over the world. Candidates may now have others easily verify their certification status by using a unique certificate verification code. The certificate verification code can be found on all certificates issued by C++ Institute in the bottom right-hand corner.

If you wish to authenticate a certificate issued to an individual, visit our Certificate Verification page and enter the candidate’s verification code for each certification they hold. After entering the verification code, you will be presented with authentication details relating to the holder of the certificate.

Direct link to a digital transcript

Each candidate who holds a certification issued by C++ Institute can present a direct link to their digital transcript. This link takes the following form: – in which the four letters A, four letters B, and four letters C constitute a unique 12-character verification code. Example:

Certification Badges

Learning, employment, and advancement opportunities are intertwined, but a career path rarely follows a straight line. C++ Institute wants to recognize your learning achievements and skills in a way that connects you with opportunities that can serve as milestones along your career path. That’s why we issue digital credentials through Credly platform.

Digital credentials are portable, verifiable, and uniquely linked to you. They also ensure that your hard-earned achievements are owned by you, not us – you can access and utilize your digital credential whenever, however you see fit. Digital credentials make you – and your achievements – more visible to employers and your professional network.

Share Your Achievements with Your Network

Your skills, competencies, and certifications are worth more than a static bullet point on a resume or a paper certificate hanging on the wall in your office. When represented as a digital credential, you can share your achievements with your network in one click from Credly platform.

Peers and employers can verify and learn more about what it is you can do thanks to earning a digital credential from the C++ Institute. And research shows that professionals who share their digital credentials to professional networking sites are discovered by employers, on average, six times more often than those who do not.

How your certification gets displayed as a badge

We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through the company Platform. Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. It works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.

The technology Credly uses on its Credly Platform is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally. And how will you know that you’ve earned a badge? That’s simple. You’ll receive an email notification from the Credly Platform with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.

The service is provided to you at no cost. You can share your badge directly from the Credly Platform to LinkedIn, X (Twitter) and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.

How your certification gets displayed as a badge

ou’ve invested time and money into advancing your skills, and your C++ Institute digital credential can unlock career opportunities for you. Credly’s labor market insights help you:

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