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It's possible to generate a certificate at the end of a Course and send it directly to the participant. Here's how to set that up.

Let's take a look at the steps you need to take to create a certificate.

1. Require participant data

Select the Courses option in your dashboard and select the Course where you’d like to add a certificate.
Go to your Participant Data tab and require at least the name of your participant. You will need to require the email address to send a copy of the certificate per email.

2. Generate a certificate from the Course

Go to the Certification tab.

Select Generate certificate and Mail the certificate to the participant
Select a layout that contains the elements that will be automatically added to your certificate.
Select a background for your certificate. Check this tutorial to learn how to create your background image.

Select a font type and the Text color of your certificate.
Click Save. Your certificate is ready!

At the moment, it's only possible to create custom certificates for Exams. If you want to create a custom certificate for your Course, please refer to step 4.

3. Customize the certificate email

Select Customize email to edit the email you send to participants when you select Mail the certificate to the participant.

Generate a custom certificate for your Course in the Exam tool

Since it's possible to add Exams to your Course, you may choose to issue a certificate directly from the Exam

Create the certificate in the Exam tool. Have a look at how to create a certificate for your Exam.
Select show certificateon the Result page tab of your Exam.
Add the Exam to your Course. Read this article for a step-by-step tutorial.
Select Show the result page at the end on Exam slide. During the Course, the participant can download the certificate from the result page of the Exam.
Repeat the custom questions that you used in the certificate editor at the Participant data tab of your Course. It provides input for the certificate!
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