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LinkedIn Learning at NSCC: Getting Started

A gateway and guide to LinkedIn Learning videos, resources and help.

What is LinkedIn Learning?

What is LinkedIn learning?

LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as Lynda.com) is an industry leader in online learning with over 4,000 expert led, online courses and video tutorials. With courses for all skill levels and on-the-go learning from your laptop, tablet and mobile device, LinkedIn Learning provides something for everyone anytime and anywhere.

Their tutorials are a high-quality resource for faculty, staff, and students looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, the Adobe Creative Suite, project management, time management, and a wide range of other topics and can supplement course work.

Features of LinkedIn Learning include:

  • Download exercise files and practice as you go
  • Save your favorite courses and materials for future use
  • Create Collections
  • Earn a certificate of completion when you have viewed all the videos in a course

How to Access LinkedIn Learning

Searching for Content in LinkedIn Learning

Here are a few tips to get you started with LinkedIn Learning.

Finding Content

You can search for topics in several ways. This video provides some helpful tips.

Search Tips

  • The Browse button at the top of the screen allows you to choose content from three categories:
    • Business
    • Creative
    • Technology
  • Use the search bar next to the Browse button to search using key words
  • Use the Save icon to save your results
  • Create custom Collections to save content you want to view later

How to Access LinkedIn Learning

Two Ways to Access

  1. Your NSCC Office 365 Account
  2. LinkedIn Learning Website

Access from your NSCC
Office 365 Account

  • Go to you NSCC Office 365
  • Login when prompted with your NSCC email
    • w#@campus.nscc.ca email and password.
  • Select the LinkedIn Learning Icon from the Office 365 Apps list

Don't see the App?
  • Select Explore all of your Apps
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page
  • Select the LinkedIn Learning Icon
Login to the LinkedIn
Learning App
  • Select Continue without LinkedIn
  • Login with your NSCC email and password

Access from the LinkedIn
Learning Website

 

  • Enter your NSCC email address.
    • W#@campus.nscc.ca
    • e.g. W111111@campus.nscc.ca
  • You will be asked to enter your NSCC email address a 2nd time
    • W#@campus.nscc.ca

Mobile Access

Apple iOS

  • Download the app from the App Store - search for Linkedin Learning; it should be your first choice.
  • Open the app
  • Select Sign in with your Organizational Portal
  • Enter "nscc.ca"
  • Enter your NSCC username and password
  • On the Welcome Page
    • select continue without LinkedIn
    • or connect with a LinkedIn Account
  • Confirm that you want to continue without a LinkedIn account
  • Add skill areas that interest you (You must add at least one area)

You can also access Linkedin Learning on Apple TV.  For further information, visit the Apple TV App page.

Android devices

  • Download the app from the Google Play or Amazon Appstore - search for Linkedin Learning; it should be your first choice.
  • Open the app and select "Already a member?"
  • At the top of the screen, select "Organization".
  • Under "Web Portal", enter nscc.ca .
  • Tap "Done" .
  • Enter your NSCC username and password.
  • Tap "Sign In".
  • Accept the Linkedin Learning Terms of Service.