IBM Skill Build: Free Online Skill Badges

High school students, college student, and adult learners!

Interested in learning more about what it takes to work in a cutting-edge technology career? Begin your learning journey today with this free digital learning on the tech and professional skills of tomorrow.

Learn and earn badges for Technical Skills

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data science
  • Emerging Tech
  • Hybrid cloud Internet of Things
  • Mainframe
  • Open source technology
  • Programming and coding
  • Quantum computing
  • Virtual reality

Learn and earn badges for Workplace Skills

  • Agile work methods
  • Career planning and exploration
  • Communication
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Design thinking
  • Digital literacy
  • Financial literacy
  • Job readiness
  • Job readiness for ESL learners
  • Leadership
  • Mindfulness
  • Problem-solving
  • Professional skills
  • Project management
  • Study skills

Learn and earn badges for

  • Art, illustration, and design
  • equity, diversity, inclusion, giving back philanthropy
  • let’s make something
  • media-audio music
  • Media photos and video
  • sustainability
  • unconscious bias