Global Competency Program

Competency Program

Your certificate demonstrates your expertise and knowledge. Competency program will help you build your career and identify your skills and growth to organizations and your clients. Access your member area to add competency credits, verify and download your digital competence badge. You can add your digital badge to your curriculum vitae, social media, email signatures etc., to showcase your skills.

Competency programs are structured such that it boosts confidence in employers and brings more visibility to your career achievements. Start building your competence today and showcase your achievements to the world.

Key benefit

  • Competency badge is a one stop credential to showcase your skills and knowledge acquired throughout your career.
  • Download a verified skill report which can add a lot of value to your job applications. Employers can verify your profile with Aqonta to validate your skills, experience and knowledge.
  • Companies globally use Aqonta’s competency platform to hire skilled candidates.
  • Global competency program is an open platform to add all your professional certifications and educations, even if you have a formal qualification from other certification bodies.

How do I earn my competence badge?

Competence badge is a credit based system allocated based on your competency level. You can earn your competence badge from your membership login with few easy steps.

Step 1

Become an Aqonta member

Step 2

Upload proof of your education, experience and professional certification achievements.

Step 3

Aqonta will verify your credentials and if they are approved you will be allocated competency credits mapped to specific competencies/ skills who have achieved.

Step 4

Based on the competency credits you have earned, a digital competency badge is allocated to you.

Step 5

Download a detailed skill report valid for one year from the date of issue. The skill report is a verified statement issued by Aqonta on the basis of your achievements and can be utilized as a supplementary document to add value during job interviews, clients etc.,

Step 6

Earn more competency credits and grow your competence level. Each time you add competency credits you climb up the professional ladder and upgrade your badge and skill report.

Competency Credits

Competency credits are points you earn from your professional certifications. You will earn competency credits for every certification you successfully pass from Aqonta. The points are quantified based on the proficiency of the level of the certification. You can also earn competency credits from professional certificates issued by other certification bodies and educational institutions.

Learn more about competency credits

L1 Professional

Global Competence Program


Competency Credits

20 points

Professional Experience

Upto 2 years students

L2 Professional

Global Competence Program


Competency Credits

40 points

Professional Experience

Minimum 2 Years

L3 Professional

Global Competence Program


Competency Credits

60 points

Professional Experience

Minimum 3 Years

Expert Professional

Global Competence Program


Competency Credits

80 points

Professional Experience

Minimum 4 Years

Master Professional

Global Competence Program


Competency Credits

100 points

Professional Experience

Minimum 5 Years

Competency program FAQs

What is the Global Competency Program?

Global Competency Program will help identify skills you have earned through professional development/ certifications backed up with your years of professional experience. Competency program will demonstrate your expertise to your employer or client and provide greater confidence to them to work with you.

What are Competency credits?

Competency credits are points you earn for each professional qualification or certification you achieve. The credit points are quantified based on the level or proficiency of your certification exam.

Are competency credits and CRPs the same?

No. Competency credits and CRPs are not the same. CRPs are to quantify your professional development to renew your certification. Competency credits are credit points you earn for demonstrating your skills and are valid for lifetime.

How do I join the Global Competency Program?

You need to be a member to join the Global Competency Program. You can unlock and upgrade your competency in the member login area.

How do I earn Competency Credits?

You earn competency credits for every certification you complete with Aqonta. For more details on how much credit points you can earn for each certification, please click here.

Can I earn competency credits from certifications from other institutions?

Yes. You can earn competency credits from certification from other institutions.

What is a digital badge?

Digital badges are proof of your professional achievement which can be verified in Aqonta website. They can be added to your email or social profiles to demonstrate your proficiency level. Your proficiency level starts from Level 1 professional to Level 5 (Master Professional).