What is LinkedIn Learning?

LinkedIn Learning is a global platform that provides you with access to a wide range of online learning modules aimed at helping you to develop the professional and personal skills to support your studies and your future career.

Free unlimited access to Linkedin Learning has been provided to all UWA Students and Staff. All you need to do is activate your account to get started.

All videos, courses and collections are presented in short bitesize chunks - so you can search for and hone in on particular skills you need to develop; be that how to use a feature in Excel, how to run team meetings or how to use different programs for data mining.

Courses you will find in LinkedIn Learning have a strong focus on technology, business, communication skills and creative skills; such as web development and graphic design.

LinkedIn Learning is designed to supplement your studies or to help you achieve personal goals. You can elect to receive certificates for completed courses and display them on your LinkedIn profile to highlight the skills you have gained.

The content can be accessed across all types of devices, tablets, mobiles and laptops and can be viewed both online or offline. You can switch between devices and continue your learning.


Activate your LinkedIn Learning Account

You will need a LinkedIn Profile to use LinkedIn Learning.

  • If you don't already have one Create a LinkedIn Profile account (see below for more information about LinkedIn)
  • Activate your LinkedIn Learning Account by entering your UWA email at the following activation verification page

Note: As part of your initial activation, you will also be directed to log-in to your Pheme account – to confirm your UWA status and then your LinkedIn Profile account – to connect your UWA email.

You do not need to change your LinkedIn Profile email and login to your UWA email.

View this Activation Guide for further help.

How to use LinkedIn Learning

These resources will provide you with a good overview of how to get the best from LinkedIn Learning. To view the videos please ensure you have activated your LinkedIn Learning account.

Here are some of our recommended playlists to get you started

What is LinkedIn

This social media platform has been specifically developed to support individuals to promote their professional credentials and to network.

It is increasingly used by employer organisations and by prospective employees alike. It is a great place for you to build your professional networks and highlight your skills and interests.

LinkedIn have developed their Linkedin Learning Platform to support individuals in developing their professional skill sets, based on the skill needs identified through LinkedIn.

Creating a LinkedIn Profile

1. Create a LinkedIn account

2. Create your profile

3. Getting Help

4. Using your LinkedIn profile

Add your LinkedIn profile URL to your contact details sections of your resume. No resume? Create your Careers Toolkit with the EMPLOY101 modules. These modules are part of the UWA Careers and Employability Award.

Apply for the UWA Careers and Employability Award

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