Lynda.com

Complimentary Access to Hundreds of Training Titles

CWA recognizes the importance of keeping your skills current with continued training in tools like Excel, AutoCAD, Word, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Photography Dreamweaver. That's why we are partnering with Lynda.com, an award-winning provider of educational materials including an expansive Online Training Library® in subjects important to you. Complimentary Access to Hundreds of Training Titles

How it works

Access to the Lynda.com site is shared throughout the CWA membership. All you do is log-in and register for the Lynda.com program. When you are registering, you are able to select the start date that fits your schedule. When your access begins, you can view as many of the 5,000 videos as you wish. Most programs in the site allow you to earn a certificate of completion once you complete all the videos in the topic. When your two weeks are up, you can re-register again and again. LOG-IN now and receive your complementary access.

  1. Log in to the CWA site by clicking here (create a log in if you have not already done so by clicking here)
  2. Select "Request LYNDA.COM Access" from the green Courses block.
  3. Select the dates you wish to use LYNDA.COM.
  4. Click the "Request Access" button.
  5. You will receive further instructions via email.

Eligibility

All CWA members and their immediate family are eligible for this complementary training program. Just share your log-in information at home. You must enter your local number when registering for us to validate your membership status.

10 Reasons to Participate

  1. No long-term commitment
  2. Access to 628 training courses - that's 5,023 individual videos
  3. Self-paced learning
  4. Modular videos that teach specifics
  5. New training courses added weekly
  6. 204 expert instructors
  7. Available for members and their family
  8. A convenient way to stay up-to-date with the latest software and technology
  9. Closed captioning for many courses
  10. And it's all online - and complementary for CWA members.

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Requirements:

Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later.
Requires iPad OS 3.2 or later.

Courses

All Courses

There are a couple of options you can choose from other than the two week free access to Lynda.com if you want more of this training:

  1. CWA/NETT Academy offers several of the courses in a college format that you can enroll in through our college. The courses are 12-18 weeks long and you are provided a lease copy of the software for the class. Some employers will pay for this through tuition assistance. Check your benefits. (click on COURSES in the above menu then SOFTWARE in the left column)
  2. You can access all the same titles through enrolling in CIS 9000-Multimedia - A Survey. This class is offered to give you the same full access to Lynda.com for 6 months. It is offered through CWA/NETT Academy and Stanley Community College for CEU's. There are completion requirements as part of the program. Log-in and register for CIS 9000. Some employers will pay for this through tuition assistance. Check your benefits.
  3. Purchase your own subscription to Lynda.com. Contact Kevin Celata at kcelata@cwa-union.org to see how you can receive 20% off a premium subscription for a year.
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