IBM and Exit Entry Open P-TECH badge competition
April 19th 2021- June 10th 2021

Post Primary students and Guidance Counsellors  of Ireland this challenge is for you!  Want to be in with a chance to win a JD SPORT or One4 ALL voucher ( €3,000 in prizes )?  Then let’s get you started in a few simple steps.

Students choose from 4 badges


 Students can choose to complete one or all four badges namely Professional Skills, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, Explorations into Mindfulness and Principles of Visual Design. For students that have already completed badges you will automatically be entered into this competition !

Step 1

Download the Exit Entry app and register your profile


Step 2

Go to the Courses tab and click on IBM badges


Step 3

Complete any one of the badges or all! Every badge is an entry


Guidance Counsellors

Guidance Counsellors that have the most badges completed in their school are entered into a draw for the fab prizes !

Please note Guidance Counsellors DO NOT need to register to enter. Students just need to follow the steps above on the Exit Entry APP.

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The more badges completed by students, the higher up on the leaderboard your school will appear in our nationwide challenge. Be in with a chance of winning PRIZES for you and your Guidance Counsellor upon the completion of the Open P-TECH badges.

These badges will provide students with an invaluable insight into the world of work, they can add their badge accreditation to their student portfolios or CV and they'll also be in with an opportunity to win a prize for their hard work.

Exit Entry believes in creating opportunities for everyone and is delighted to partner with IBM on this initiative.

So what are the prizes?



  • 1st prize of €500.00 voucher (1 winner)
  • 2nd prize of €250.00 voucher (2 winners)
  • 3rd prize 0f €100.00 voucher (5 winners)

Guidance Counsellors

  • 1st prize of €500.00 voucher (1 winner)
  • 2nd prize of €250.00 voucher (2 winners)
  • 3rd prize 0f €100.00 voucher (5 winners)


Note:  Winners have a choice of vouchers from JD SPORT or One4All . Terms and conditions apply. Please click HERE