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Upgrade Your CV With Free Online Courses


There are many courses online which you can access for free. This is a good way to up your skill level, knowledge in various fields and to showcase yourself better on your CV for future employers. 


If you find your CV looking a little bare or just wanting to make yourself look more attractive to future employers, doing free online short courses could help. With access to a course that can broaden your knowledge and be a step into your success at no price, this should definitely be something you are considering.

Taking free online courses could also be for those already working as you navigate your work practically and build it further theoretically. If you're also finding yourself stuck at home with lots of free time on your hands, why not invest in your future in this way? This is also a good way to continue your education without having to stress about finances. 


Alison offers over 1000 free courses from various disciplines with the aim of delivering education that to-the-point and will take you less than 3 hours to do one course. You are able to take any course from any discipline, whether it be connected to your chosen career path or just be of your own interest.

Alison says they have short courses "Built for learners of any ability or knowledge level" and that their courses are " from top universities, world-class professors, experts and companies".

Access Alison here


Udemy offers thousand of free online courses and you'll be able to learn on your own time schedule. Doing a course from Udemy will give you access to learning from experts where you can find a course for anything you would want to learn.

Udemy offers courses from multiple disciplines. From IT and Software to Music and Photography. 

Click here to access Udemy's free courses

Shaw Academy

Shaw Academy has produced millions of successful graduates and has over 100 courses available. Finding a course that suits you and will advance your skills will be easy.

Courses from Shaw Academy are accredited and you will also be receiving educator support as well as valuable learning materials. Once you join Shaw Academy, you'll have access to unlimited courses.

Visit Shaw Academy here


Coursera gives you access to free courses in collaboration with leading Universities and companies. You'll be able to learn the latest skills like business analytics, graphic design, Python, and many more.

With Coursera, you'll be getting ready for your career by streaming on-demand video lectures from top instructors in many disciplines. 

Click here to see what Coursera has to offer

Home Study Centre

Home Study Centre will have you take free courses online with certificates. By doing a course with Home Study Centre, you can enhance the knowledge you already have on a discipline or learn something completely new. 

Home Study Centre offers a diverse range of free courses and they provide all the essential course materials. There are also no deadlines or time restrictions for you to stress about. You'll also have access to a team should you need any assistance. 

Home Study Centre can be accessed here.

Google Digital Garage

Google has a non-profit programme which offers free courses through Google Digital Garage. Here, you can gain skills from courses offered to you for free.

With Google  Digital Garage, you can gain the skills you need, whether you're growing your business, starting a career, or just want to try something new. Google has set this up as a non-profit programme. and uses online learning methods.

Click here to find out how to get started on Google Digital Garage



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