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Slack Training Resources – Get Ahead of the Curve

By Ben McCarthy

Since the Salesforce Slack acquisition closed, we’ve seen a constant stream of news surrounding the future of the platform. Most recently, Salesforce announced the first integrations that could be the start of many game changing features for Salesforce & Slack users.

But how will these solutions be implemented in the future? Will the role of the Salesforce Admin cross over to the Slack platform as well? My guess would be yes. And if this is true, it might be time to start getting skilled up on all things Slack.

Slack Training

Over the past few months, Salesforce has released a number of modules and projects on Trailhead to help us understand the benefits of Slack, as well as the technical implementation.

There are also a bunch of Badges to get ahold of over at, which is the official Slack training site. This is also where you can get Slack Certified as an Admin or Developer.

Read more: Slack Certifications Available for Admins & Developers


Trailhead has a great selection of 4 Trails to get stuck into, as well as 2 technical projects.

Slack Skills has 9 badges, each with their own themes, course, and quiz content. Each badge takes approximately 2 hours. Here are a few stand out projects…

There is no doubt that Slack is going to become a tool that intersects with a lot of our daily lives, so why not use the training resources available to upskill?

The Author

Ben McCarthy

Ben is the Founder of Salesforce Ben. He also works as a Non-Exec Director & Advisor for various companies within the Salesforce Ecosystem.

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