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How to Register for a SkillSoft License

Registration for individual purchase and bulk purchases, minimum of 5 licenses up to a maximum of 100 is available on the DOI University SkillSoft Registration page.  For bulk purchases of more than 100 click here.  License purchases of less than 5 must be purchased individually.

  1. Register for and purchase a SkillSoft license.

Individual purchases:

Select the radio button to the left of “Individual Purchase”.  Enter the required information, all information MUST  match the information on your DOI Learn user profile or your license cannot be activated.  Please log into DOI Learn to view and update your user profile prior to registering for a SkillSoft license.  If you do not know your DOI Learn username please do not guess a username, please visit the DOI Learn portal for information on retrieving your DOI Learn username. After completing the required fields, proceed to step 3 of the instructions. Payment information MUST be entered in order to complete registration for a SkillSoft license so please have a government purchase card available at the time of registration.

Bulk purchases:
Select the radio button to the left of “Bulk Purchase".  The default number is 5, type in the number of licenses to be purchased.  Maximum online purchase is 125.  Download the bulk registration spreadsheet and complete the required fields for each license.  All required information MUST  match the information the employee’s DOI Learn user profile or your license cannot be activated.  Please instruct employees to log into DOI Learn to view and update their user profiles prior registering for a SkillSoft license.  Email completed spreadsheet to doiuonline@ios.doi.gov.   In most cases, licenses will be activated within one week of receipt after the start of the license period on November 1, 2011.  Payment for the bulk purchase can be completed at this time by proceeding to step 3 of the instructions.

  1. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom.  BULK PURCHASES ONLY: Confirm the number of licenses requested prior to clicking on the “Submit” button. 
  2. Complete the information and click "Submit"
  3. Click "Ready to Pay"  The fee for each SkillSoft license is $20.00 and there are no discounts for bulk purchases.
  4. Click "Next"
  5. If prompted by a security alert, click "Yes" (You are now on the secure Pay.gov site)
  6. Select card type
  7. Type in your card number
  8. Enter your expiration date
  9. Click "Continue with Plastic Card Payment"
  10. Click in the box authorizing the charge
  11. Click "Submit Payment"
  12. Wait for the approval (BE PATIENT AND DO NOT CLICK YOUR BROWSER BACK BUTTON)
  13. (You may want to print the page that comes up with your transaction numbers before clicking "HERE")
  14. Click "HERE" to complete the payment process.
  15. Print the receipt for your credit card records.

Access to the SkillSoft library of courses is through DOI Learn. Users will receive an email when their license is active with instructions on how to search for and access SkillSoft courses in DOI Learn.


Please contact the DOI University Help Desk at (202) 208-6278 or doiuonline@ios.doi.gov if you encounter any problems with the payment process.


Please click here for instructions on how to search for and access courses on DOI Learn. 


BULK LICENSE PURCHASE OF 125 OR MORE LICENSES:

  1. Download the bulk registration spreadsheet and complete the required fields for each license. 
  2. Complete the required fields (DOI Learn Username, Last Name, First Name, Email Address) highlighted in yellow. All required information MUST match the information in the employee's DOI Learn user profile or the license cannot be processed. Please instruct employees to log into DOI Learn to view and update their user profiles prior to registering for a SkillSoft license. Any missing user information on this form will result in the license not being processed.
  3. Leave the following fields blank: Status, Password, DefaultRoleName, SkillSoft Expiration Date
  4. Email completed spreadsheet to doiuonline@ios.doi.gov with the name and email of the payment contact. In most cases, bulk purchases received by October 31, 2011 will become active by November 1, 2011. Bulk purchases received November 1-December 9, 2011 will be activated within one week of receipt.

Information if payment will be made with a SF-182 Training Form: Vendor is DOI University and the payment address is 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 7129 Washington, DC 20240 The training form can be faxed to 202-208-5184 to the attention of SkillSoft Registrations. The training form MUST be received before licenses are activated. The fee for each SkillSoft license is $20.00 and there are no discounts for bulk purchases.

 

Access to the SkillSoft library of courses is through DOI Learn. Users will receive an email when their license is active with instructions on or after November 1, 2011 on how to search for and access SkillSoft courses in DOI Learn.

 

Feel free to call the DOI University help desk at 202-208-6278 if you have any questions.

 

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