IBM Digital Learning Developer

This badge earner has demonstrated their ability to create digital learning content on the IBM Training and Skills Digital Learning Platform (DLP), based on Moodle. The individual has mastered the skills necessary to create IBM Digital Learning.

  • Intermediate
  • 8-12 hours
  • Self-paced


This course combines self-paced digital learning, videos, checkpoints and a variety of social learning options (wikis, forums, etc.). During the course you will build a practice course and submit it for grading. The course ends with a final quiz for which the learner must pass with a score of 80% to earn their IBM Digital Learning Developer Badge. Note: You will get your badge 1-2 hours of passing the quiz.


This course (and associated badge) is free and open to all IBMers and Global Training Providers (GTPs) and approved content development vendors.


To earn the badge the learner must complete all requirements in the IBM Digital Learning Enablement course.

Key Topics

  • Unit 1 - Start Here (with IBM’s Digital Learning Platform)
  • Unit 2 - Designing Great Digital Learning
  • Unit 3 - DLP QuickStart
  • Unit 4 - DLP Essentials

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Contact Information

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