Free Online Courses Available Because of COVID-19

by | Apr 13, 2020

COVID-19 has shaken up the world, and businesses are trying to do their part to help. Many online learning companies are providing their courses for free or at a discounted rate. It’s the perfect time to beef up your resume while you’re quarantining!


Pluralsight is a technical skill based learning platform, offering courses in Web Development, Information Security, Data Analysis, and more. They are making all 7,000+ expert-led video courses completely free for the month of April.


Coursera offers top quality courses from universities and colleges from around the world. They offer 1900+ free courses, and even some professional certificates for free.


Moz is a highly trusted authority in the SEO world. Now through May 31, they’re making courses in Moz Academy free for the SEO community.


Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX’s goal is to lower the barriers of higher education. They have many free courses and programs, some with the option for a certificate of completion for a fee.


Skillshare is an online learning platform centered around creative digital skills, such as graphic design, illustration, creative writing, and even UX design. They offer thousands of online courses so you can learn whatever creative skill you desire. Right now they are offering 2 free months of Skillshare Premium.


Prograte is an easy-to-use platform designed to help you learn coding online. They are offering courses on Python, SQL, Go, Command Line and Git until April 30th, 2020.


Udemy is offering over 700 courses for free to help support people during this difficult time. Courses usually cost from $10 to upwards of $15.


Nikon is offering all of their photography courses for free for the month of April 20th. Learn everything from the basics of photography to the art of making music videos.


IBM Training & Skills organization has published a list of free online training courses, including foundational soft skills programs as well as technical training. Many courses offer free digital credentials.

And a bonus informational session…

Method and Metric

In order to raise funds for the Greater Vancouver Foodbank, we at Method and Metric are offering a free introductory webinar on SEO on April 29th, 10am PDT. All donations made through our fundraiser will be matched.

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