How to set up a customised certificate background

You can set up a custom certificate background within the institution, that can be used across all of your courses.

Step 1

Go to Institution Settings > Appearance and scroll down to Certificate Background.


Step 2

Choose your certificate background file to upload.

Image size should be:

3508px by 2480px

11.693inch by 8.267inch


The file type should be PNG or JPG

Step 3

To select your certificate background for a course: 

  • Go to the course and select Credentials > Appearance

  • Select your custom certificate background

  • Set up the certificate

  • Preview your certificate


3 replies

    • Waluyo_Adi_Siswanto
    • 4 yrs ago
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    I would like to know the recommended size to fit in. I want the logo, the signature and the name that signed it to be included in the background, so the teachers don't have to include them.

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      • Shannen_Bradford
      • 4 yrs ago
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      Waluyo Adi Siswanto Hi, 
      We have responded to you via live chat. Thank you!

      • Waluyo_Adi_Siswanto
      • 4 yrs ago
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      Shannen Bradford , yes thank you, the answer about the size can be found in here https://help.openlearning.com/t/36prts/how-do-i-set-up-a-certificate-for-my-course

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