Moodle: Custom Certificates

In this guide:

About Custom Certificate

The custom certificate module allows the generation of dynamic PDF certificates with complete customisation via the web browser.

Adding a Custom Certificate

  1. Go to Moodle, login and go to the Moodle site where you want to create the certificate. 
  2. Select Edit Content
screenshot of Edit content button
  1. In the appropriate section, choose Add an activity or resource 
screenshot of add an activity or resource
  1. Choose Custom certificate.
screenshot of Custom certificate option
  1. Enter a Name and Description for the certificate.
screenshot of the name and description fields
  1. We recommend that you leave the default options until after the certificate has been created and you are happy with it.
screenshot of option fields. this includes delivery options, email students and more
  1. Select the Save & Display button at the bottom of the page.

Creating the Custom Certificate

  1. Select Edit certificate from the Actions menu.
screenshot of Certificate of completion
  1. Enter the dimensions you require. The default dimensions are for A4.
  2. Select Add element to create your certificate.
  3. After each element is added, select Save changes and preview to see the updated result.
certificate of completion fields include name, width, height, left and right margin, and background

Need more help?

Visit the Custom Certificate Module on Moodle.

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