Rock your LinkedIn Profile

Course aims

LinkedIn is an online platform, which is specifically used to showcase yourself from a business and job search perspective. It gives you the ability to show potential employers who you are via your profile. Not only is your profile the first professional impression of you when recruiters and employers use LinkedIn to search for candidates but it also demonstrates credibility in your industry and highlights your achievements. By the end of this course you will know have a basic understanding of how to use Linkedin and how to set up your own Linkedin profile

Course length

3 Guided Learning Hours. The course is usually a 1 x 3hr session.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone interested in looking for a new job or career or anyone who wants to raise his or her profile to potential employers. 

Support if you are registered unemployed, looking for a job or a better job – Route to Work
As part of your programme of learning, we will support you to develop the skills you need to get a job or a better job, such as CV writing, application forms, interviews and working in a team. Your tutor will discuss your individual learning and development needs to agree with you which of our Route to Work short courses will best suit your needs and enrol you on these modules.

Will I gain any qualifications?

No. This is a course to develop your skills further. There is no qualification awarded, but you will receive a certificate from Birmingham Adult Education Service.

Do I need any prior knowledge, skills or qualifications?

This course is suitable for those who have the skills to complete an online course. You should be familiar with using a computer, mouse, keyboard or tablet and the internet.

Course content

By the end of these courses you will be able to create and edit your own online Linkedin profile.

What could this course lead to?

This course is part of our digital skills curriculum and it could lead on to many of our qualification and community learning courses such as How to Setup a Social Media Campaign or Graphic Design.

How will I learn?

Learning will take place either in a classroom or online from your home using Birmingham Adult Education Services Virtual Learning Environment (VLE - Moodle) which is a secure online tool to support you with your studies. It has been designed to complement teaching and offers a flexible addition to studying with us. Various other tools like Microsoft Teams, Zoom & Padlet will be used to enhance teaching & learning.

You will be able to access resources, engage in online activities, study independently, and participate in group discussions with your teacher

Once you are enrolled your teacher will provide you with an enrolment key and show you how to access the resource.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

You will need to have access at home to:

  • A laptop, computer or tablet which is connected to the internet
  • Notepad and pen – you will need to take notes during the online sessions and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises

What we require of you as a learner?

Regular attendance is essential for you to succeed. You will be expected to attend the full course. Work at home will need to be completed punctually and sent to your teacher for marking. You will need to ensure that you allow sufficient time for self-study and complete any homework set

Useful website(s)

For more information about Birmingham Adult Education Service:

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