How to share online course certificate on LinkedIn

Congratulations on finishing the online course and receiving your course certificate. You can now proudly share your course certificate on LinkedIn!

Please note that the instructions below are for online course certificates only, the blended course certificates are shared in a different way. Please click here for how to share your blended course certificate on LinkedIn.

How to share/ post your online course certificate on LinkedIn

1) Download your course certificate from Medical Device HQ

  • Log in to your account, go to ‘My Courses‘ and scroll down.
  • You will find it under ‘Your Course Certificates‘ (at the bottom of the page).
  • Download and save your course certificate

2) Upload and share/ post your certificate on LinkedIn

  • Log in to your LinkedIn account
  • Click “Document” under the “Start a post” field
  • Attach the certificate and make sure you include “Medical Device HQ” as the name of the document title

3) Write a message

  • If you have time, we’d really appreciate it if you included a nice message about the course with a link to the online course page.

4) Check visibility settings & post

  • Check that your visibility settings are set to visible for everyone – and then hit post!

How to add your online course certificate to your LinkedIn profile

  • Log in to your LinkedIn account
  • Click on ‘Add section‘ under your contact info (see image 1)
  • Scroll down and select ‘Licenses and certificates‘ (see image 1)
  • Sharing certificate on LinkedIn - image 1
  • Input the ‘Name‘ of the course, the ‘ Issuing organization‘, and the ‘Issue date‘. (see image 2)Sharing certificate on LinkedIn - image 2
  • There is no course expiry date, Credential ID nor Credential URL
  • Click on Save
  • You will then be able to see it under ‘Licenses and certificates‘ (see image 3)Sharing certificate on LinkedIn - image 3
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