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.
How to use LinkedIn Learning
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
2. Create your profile
- Building your profile
- Top 5 Profile To-Do's
- UWA Career Centre's LinkedIn Factsheet
- LinkedIn for University Students, a whole website full of useful resources to get you started
3. Getting Help
- Careers Centre LinkedIn workshops
- Go to Using LinkedIn in Module 3 of the EMPLOY101 modules - (UWA-Career-Development-Modules in Community section of LMS)
- VMock LinkedIn - profile check: create an account with your student email address.
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