Badge Instructions

Badge is a 3 hour training course located in Blackboard.  You register for Badge in Smartweb, just like you register for your other classes at Augusta Tech.

If you do not yet have access to Smartweb, you can follow the steps further down on the page for Coursesites Registration.

Smartweb Steps (accepted students only):

  1. Login to Smartweb.
  2. Click on the B for BannerWeb.  It's right next to your Smartweb email.
    • Screenshot of Banner Icon in Smartweb
  3. Go to Student Services and Financial Aid.
  4. Click on Registration, then Select Term.  Summer 2019
  5. Back in Registration options, choose Add/Drop classes.
  6. Verify your address and financial aid by clicking Continue at the bottom of each.
  7. Enter 10005 into one of the boxes for a CRN and submit the form.
    (Note – if you have been accepted for fall term and want to register for and complete Badge during the summer, go to Fall 2019 on the registration screen and enter 10063 in the crn box)

Once you've successfully registered for the course:

  1. Go to augustatech.blackboard.com and log in with your Smartweb username and password.
  2. Click on Badge in your course list, read the announcement, and begin working through the course.
  3. Check your Smartweb email 12-24 hours (except on weekends and holidays) after you complete Badge for confirmation that you are approved to register for an online course.

If you have trouble:

Submit a help ticket on the Blackboard log in page if you run into any trouble.

 

If you do not have access to Smartweb, You can register for Badge on Coursesites using these steps:

  1. Go to CourseSites Registration.
  2. Create an account.  If you already have a New CourseSites account, sign in with the old account.
    • CourseSites Create an Account Page Screenshot
    • Fill in the registration information on the next screen.  Use your SmartWeb email address if you have one.
    • For your username and password, use the first 3 letters of your name (capitalize the first letter in the password) and your student ID #.  In the password, put an exclamation point after the student ID #.
      • Note - the user name doesn't allow capital letters or special characters.  The password requires them.
        • Example:
          • Username - cam90012345
          • Password - Cam90012345!
      • If you do not have a student ID # yet, use your telephone number after the first 3 letters instead.
  3. Once in CourseSites, click on The Badge.
    • CourseSites Courses Screenshot
  4. Once you are in the course, click on the purple title to open the instructions.
    • CourseSites - Inside the course screenshot

Recommendations for an awesome Badge Training experience.

If you encounter technical problems during account creation:

  1. Send an email to Cameron Bentley (cbentley@augustatech.edu)
  2. Include the following information:
    • First and last names
    • Student id#
    • SmartWeb email address
  3. Look for a reply in your SmartWeb email within 24 hours (except on weekends).
    • You may use another email address to send the help request, but your SmartWeb address is needed for the account creation.