Open LinkedIn and click the ‘Me’ icon (top of your LinkedIn homepage).
From the dropdown menu, click on ‘View Profile’ and click on ‘Add profile section.’
Click on the downward arrow next to ‘Recommended’ and click on ‘Add licenses & certifications.’
The ‘Add license or certification’ field will appear where you must add your preferred information.
✅ On mobile:
Launch the LinkedIn app and tap on your profile picture icon.
Tap on ‘View Profile’ and tap on Add section, tap on ‘Recommended,’ and then on ‘Add licenses and certifications.’
Enter the relevant information in the blank fields and tap ‘Save.’
In life, certificates are proof of something, regardless of the type.
From the day we are born, we receive a birth certificate to prove our existence, and later on, in life, we can get all different kinds of certificates as proof of what we achieved, either through learning or by being good at something we do.
This blog post focuses on certificates of accomplishment concerning career and education. On LinkedIn, these certificates are crucial in showcasing our knowledge and professional achievements.
Knowing how to add a certificate to your LinkedIn profile is essential. Keep reading to learn how you can add one to your profile.
How to add a certificate on LinkedIn (on desktop)
Open LinkedIn and log in to your profile.
Click on the ‘Me’ icon (top of your LinkedIn homepage).
From the dropdown menu, click on ‘View Profile.’
Click on the ‘Add profile section.’
Click on the downward arrow on ‘Recommended.’
6. Click on ‘Add licenses & certifications.’
After you click on that, the ‘Add license or certification’ field will appear, where you must add your preferred information.
Quick note: When you type the name of the company/organization you’ve worked for, a list of companies will appear in the blank field, so ensure you select the correct one from the menu so their logo shows up next to the certification on your profile.
After you’ve entered what you wanted, click on ‘Save.’
And that is how you add a certificate to your LinkedIn profile. You can repeat these steps to add more licenses and certifications to your profile.
Now you know that you can add a certificate to your LinkedIn profile on desktop and mobile or even delete one if you like. Also, you learned that you could add certification by email by clicking on the link sent to your email.
Last but not least, you learned that from now on, you could add a LinkedIn Learning course you took so that it shows on your profile as well, visible for others to see.
Hopefully, this guide gave you what you were searching for.