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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online video training platform led by industry experts from around the world. It is easy to use and available any time from any device. It is available to UT Knoxville faculty, staff, and actively enrolled students. Log in using your UTK NetID and password.

View this comprehensive guide on everything you can do in LinkedIn Learning: LinkedIn Learning: Learning the Basics

Features and Benefits

With over 16,000 Business, Design, and Technology Online Courses, you’ll build the skills you need to succeed.

  • High Quality Training – LinkedIn Learning provides video-based, on-demand, expert-led instructional videos covering a wide range of topics from software training to professional certifications.
  • Flexible Learning – Watch instructional videos on any device, on and offline at your convenience.
  • Personalized Learning – Curate your experience with trending skills in your field based on your educational and personal interests.
  • Accessible Content – LinkedIn Learning applies W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) V2.1 Level AA in the design and development of their products.  
  • User-Friendly Interface – Search, locate, and view content quickly in an easy to use interface.
  • Ability to Stay Ahead – Insights from 575 million users help predict learning trends that will empower you to learn more.
  • Connection to LinkedIn Profile – LinkedIn Learning offers the option to automatically update your LinkedIn profile with the courses you take.
  • There’s Always New Content ArrivingCheck out what’s new on LinkedIn Learning.

Two Ways to Get Started

During the account registration process, you will be given the option to access/or connect your LinkedIn Profile to your LinkedIn Learning account. This will allow for further customization, including course recommendations based on your job title, skills, and interests that you have highlighted on your LinkedIn profile. Linking profiles will also help you discover relevant learning content via your LinkedIn feed. You can also promote the completion of LinkedIn Learning Courses on your LinkedIn feed.

  • Access LinkedIn Learning through
  • Sign in with your UTK NetID and NetID password.
  • Complete a short enrollment process the first time you access the new platform.
    • If you have an existing LinkedIn account, you may choose to connect it with your new LinkedIn Learning account, to highlight your training and certifications on your LinkedIn profile.
    • You DO NOT have to link your accounts and can choose to skip this step.
  • Once you finish this short activation process, you’ll have full access to all that LinkedIn Learning has to offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, downloading LinkedIn Learning courses and videos is available on mobile devices. Simply download the LinkedIn Learning app to your device. Log on to LinkedIn Learning via the mobile app. Find the course/video you wish to download. Click the Download button on the left side of the screen. You can now watch the video without a connection.

To assign videos you will need to contact the OIT HelpDesk and request Curator permissions. Once the Curator role is assigned you’ll receive an email from LinkedIn Learning explaining how to use the new role to share videos. View a short video about the Curator role.

Simply contact the OIT HelpDesk online or by calling 865-974-9900 and request your LinkedIn Learning account be upgraded to Curator.

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