Get Familiar with Trailhead

Learning Objective

After completing this unit, you’ll be able to:

  • Describe what Trailhead is.

What Is Trailhead?

Trailhead is the fun way to learn.

It’s a free app that teaches the skills needed to be successful in the modern world of work—what experts call the Fourth Industrial Revolution—and it’s available to anyone. With engaging, bite-size content, Trailhead helps you gain new technology, business and soft skills. It’s gamified, with quizzes and challenges that let you demonstrate your skills, and badges and points that illustrate your progress.

With Trailhead, you can learn in-demand skills, earn resume-worthy credentials, and connect with a community of Trailblazers for mentorship and career opportunities. And Trailhead content is self-serve: Whenever you want to learn something new, Trailhead is at your fingertips.

Trailhead provides guided learning paths through the key features of Salesforce using a set of interactive, online tutorials. You can choose from various topics to learn new skills at your own pace. One in four Trailhead learners has found a new job in the Salesforce ecosystem.


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What’s in it for you?
  • Get personalized recommendations for your career goals
  • Practice your skills with hands-on challenges and quizzes
  • Track and share your progress with employers
  • Connect to mentorship and career opportunities