Smart Skills Digital Badges

Smart Skills Digital Badges Professional Practice Assessment

Start small and work towards something bigger with the Smart Skills Digital Badges stackable learning model. When you have earned all six Smart Skills Digital Badges, you have the option to submit an assessment to gain a certificate in Professional Practice. This certificate can be used as a potential credit towards a formal qualification. The credit is equivalent to one undergraduate or postgraduate non-specified elective subject at Torrens University Australia.

The Professional Practice assessment requires you to reflect on your learnings from each Smart Skills Digital Badge. You will be asked to answer four questions about each of the Smart Skills Digital Badge as well as write an overall introduction and a conclusion. It will take approximately 8 to 12 hours to complete and you are expected to write approximately 1500 words.

1. Once you have completed all six Digital Badges, select the ‘Get this course’ button and follow the prompts to purchase the assessment which has a cost of $1,000 (AUD).
2. Download the assessment document which outlines the questions to be addressed. The document also includes an Assessment Rubric. Use this rubric as a guide when writing your answers.
3. Once completed, you can submit your assessment by email to
4. Your assessment will be marked by an assigned academic who will let you know your result by email. This process can take up to 2 weeks. If you are successful, you will earn your certificate and be eligible for a course credit.

In the event that you do not pass the assessment, you have multiple attempts to submit the assessment at no extra cost.

Click on the ‘About Professional Practice Assessment’ tab on the top bar to find out more.
  • Professional Practice Assessment Brief
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed