Once rewarded with either of these certificates, you will be able to add your full name to the certificate directly. You will be able to access and download your certificate at any time on your My Profile page (accessed by clicking your avatar).
Certificates of Completion are rewarded upon completion of a Course or Path (that provides a certificate) on our site while being a Pro or Plus member. To learn more about Certificates of Completion, please see here.
Professional Certifications are only found in select Career Paths at this time and are rewarded after you have passed all of the certification exams within that Career Path. Exams assess your knowledge of the learning standards in each section. A Codecademy professional certification verifies proficiency so you can feel confident in your knowledge. Unlike the Certificates of Completion, the professional certification from Codecademy verifies that you’ve demonstrated technical proficiency against the learning standards defined in the career path. To learn more about Professional Certifications, please see here.