What is a skill badge?
A digital badge issued by Google Cloud in recognition of an individual's cloud proficiency with Google Cloud products and services.
How do I earn a skill badge vs. a Google Cloud certification?
A skill badge is earned by completing a series of hands-on labs and taking a final assessment challenge lab to test a learner’s skills, through the Google Cloud Skills Boost on-demand learning platform.
A certification validates an individual’s knowledge and deep understanding of Google Cloud technology. A certification is earned upon passing a Google Cloud certification exam.
For more information on skill badges, visit cloud.google.com/training/badges.