A digital credential contains comprehensive data including who has earned the credential, learning evidence and who has issued it. All this information is packed into a credential image file that can be displayed via online CVs and social networking sites.
The following are also included in a digital credential:
- details about the organisation issuing the credential
- the qualification or programme achieved to earn the credential
- the criteria that the credential has been assessed against
- when the credential was issued and expiry date if applicable.