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Community Upskill FAQ

How Do I Create a Free LinkedIn Account?

You will need a LinkedIn account to access and complete a learning pathway. Registering for LinkedIn provides you with exposure to job opportunities. It also allows you to earn credentials that are visible on your LinkedIn account and demonstrate proficiency in your newly acquired skills.

Don’t have a LinkedIn account? Follow these steps to register for a free LinkedIn account. 

  1. Select the learning pathway you’d like to complete, such as In-Demand Professional Soft Skills. You will be routed to a LinkedIn Learning website where each course in the learning pathway is available.
  2. Go to Sign In → Join Now. Do not select Start Free Trial.
  3. Add your email address, create a password, and select Agree and Join. 
  4. Enter your first and last name.
  5. Proceed through LinkedIn’s Verification check, which makes sure you are a real person.
  6. Type in the code from your confirmation email. Select Agree & Confirm.
  7. You will be redirected to the LinkedIn Learning pathway you selected.

How Do I Start Learning?

Ready to start learning? Follow these easy steps to learn in-demand skills that equip you for today’s workplace.

  1. Select the learning pathway you’d like to complete, such as In-Demand Professional Soft Skills. You will be routed to a LinkedIn Learning website where each course in the learning pathway is available.
  2. Sign in with your LinkedIn account.
  3. Start learning.