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Enabling and Configuring Gamification

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To solve the issue of declining learner engagement, the BrainCert training platform comes with native support to a Gamification engine. Gamification has been added as an extension in the platform to give users a free hand to activate/deactivate the feature when they choose to. 

Core Gamification Features on BrainCert

Core gamification features in BrainCert include

  • Custom badges
  • Points
  • Leaderboards
  • Reward system.
Here is a blog article to learn about the gamification engine on BrainCert.

This KB article will guide you through the steps to enable and configure the gamification feature on BrainCert. Here is how you enable gamification on BrainCert.

Enable & Configure Gamification Elements on BrainCert

Step 1:

Login to your BrainCert admin account and navigate to Extensions under Global Settings.


Step 2:

Once you select Extensions, you will be redirected to a page containing the list of all extensions. Navigate to Gamification and enable it using the toggle switch.

|| Note: Once you enable Gamification from extensions, the gamification elements will only be visible to the Super Admins by default. Follow Step 3 to enable gamification for all your users.


Step 3:

From the Gamification option in the left side navigation bar, select Settings.


  1. Enable Activate Gamification for all learners to enable gamification for all learners.
  2. Enable Enable Rewards for all learners to enable rewards for all learners.
  3. Enable Enable Leaderboard for all learners to enable leaderboard for all learners.

Now that you have enabled gamification, let's discuss the steps to customize the badges & points.

Step 4:

Navigate to Points, under Gamification. Points to several actions like login, completing the course, login path, assessment, joining virtual classroom session, downloading course completion certificate and test complication certificate, and more actions are listed.
Enable it, add the required points, and save it.

Step 5:

Navigate to Badges under Gamification and you will be redirected to a page with a list of existing badge icons, names, and points. To create a new badge select Create New Badge.


Step 6:

Once you select Create New Badge you will be redirected to the page where you can set up a new badge. Fill in the Badge name, Badge mini text, and Badge description.


Now move on to adding the badge icon. You can choose to add your customized badges or use the ones from the library. To add custom badges select Attach files and add the required badges.

You can choose to award the badge based on activity or points.


Step 7:

To award badges based on activity, choose Activity and select the required activity from the dropdown. If you want to add points to the action, click Yes and add points in the box and select Save.


To award badges based on points, choose points, enter the minimum point the learner should score to get the badge, and click Save.


Step 8:

To edit an existing badge, navigate to Badges under Gamification select the edit option corresponding to the badge you need to edit, and make the necessary changes to it.


Step 9:

This user interface is presented in a clearly understood, streamlined manner.

We hope you found this article helpful.

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