SkillsBuild Logo

Your time is valuable. Get to the good stuff.

Content and technology you can trust, partnered with experts in the field

A collaboration of partners who bring leading-edge passion to your learning experience. All the materials on SkillsBuild are curated to help you reach your goals, and backed by an ecosystem of experts.

In partnership with

Prospective students can access SkillsBuild through one of our partners in your area.

If you are an NGO or NPO and are interested in partnership opportunities, please contact us: sbpartnr@us.ibm.com.

Partners coming soon.

Partners coming soon.

Partners coming soon.

Learning Towards new Opportunities

Choose the path that's right for you, and get started right away

Foundations: Working in a digital world

Every job is touched by technology, and it's time to use that to your advantage. Learn about everything from new concepts in computing to how you can best craft email for a global team.

Customer service representative

Make a difference by solving problems and getting clients back on track. Customer support is vital for everything from shopping to keeping servers online. Learn the best ways to help people and make everything run more smoothly.

Web developer

Enter the world of coding, and you'll be in a global community of people who are passionate about solving problems and innovating. Learn about the world of development, and get on the path to start writing your own code.

Cybersecurity professional

Help prevent, detect, and protect organizations against an ever-growing volume and sophistication of cyber threats impacting our world today for the foreseeable future. Learn about information security, practices, and tools that secure enterprise systems and prevent the unauthorized use of data.

Data analyst

Our digital world is rich with data and it's all about what you do with the data. Learn about ways to analyze and visualize data to determine insights to help clients solve problems and advance their business.

Linux system administrator

Learn how to perform essential Linux administration tasks, including installation, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration, and prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administration (RHCSA) certification.

Skillsbuild Badge Skillsbuild Badge Skillsbuild Badge Skillsbuild Badge Skillsbuild Badge Skillsbuild Badge

An impressive resume is just a few badges away.

More credentials for you. More confidence for your future employers.

SkillsBuild is proud to offer accredited badges to certify your learning, so potential employers can trust the quality of your education.

Learn More

Experience matters

Practice real skills in a safe environment.

SkillsBuild's partnership with CrowdSift gives you the opportunity to put your learning into practice, so you can build your portfolio and demonstrate your proficiencies.


Frequently asked questions

  • How can I join SkillsBuild?
  • How is this different from other online learning platforms?
  • Is this connected to IBM's New Collar programs?
  • Will learners get jobs at IBM?

To provide in-person support that is specific to user needs, SkillsBuild is partnered with several amazing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-profits, providing their clients with access to the platform. Please look at our list of NGO partners, and see if any of them provide services you would benefit from.

If you are part of an NGO or business that is interested in getting more involved, please email us at sbpartnr@us.ibm.com.