4.7/5 (Indeed | Saylor Academy)

   Washington, D.C.
  Michael J. Saylor

✔️  Flexible class hours
✔️  Expert educators
✔️  Free of cost
✔️  Zero-tuition transfer credit
Overview: Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn. It offers nearly 100 full-length courses at the college and professional levels, each built by subject matter experts.
Average Time Commitment: 12 hours to 5 months depending on the qualification
Available platforms: Desktop
Official Certifications: Free certificates of completion issued
PricingFree of cost
Recommended ForLearners looking for career advancement, degree completion, professional development, or more casual learning

 4.8/5 (CourseReport)

   Houston, TX
  Adda Birnir

✔️  Online and Self-paced
✔️  100% risk-free satisfaction guaranteed
✔️  Project-based
✔️  Mentor-led
Overview: Skillcrush is a good starting point if you’re looking to gain new tech skills and you want to learn to code for free. With a completely free 10 day coding bootcamp, you can learn the basics of tech terms, the ins and outs of a career in IT & Tech, and the best methods of learning.
Average Time Commitment: Self-paced
Available platforms: Desktop 
Official Certifications: No accreditation 
     Coding Camp: Free
     Break Into Tech: 1 payment of $1599 USD or 12 monthly payments of $149 USD each
     Advanced CSS class or ReactJS class for Break Into Tech students: 1 payment of $199 USD each
     Digital Marketing, Python, or UX Professional Course for Break Into Tech students: $249 USD each
     Specific Skill Courses: Each 1 payment of $549 USD or 3 monthly payments of $199 USD each
     Front End Developer plus ReactJS: 1 payment of $699 USD or 4 monthly payments of $199 USD each
Recommended For: Total tech newbie to tech pro

 4.0/5 (G2 | Highbrow)

   San Francisco, CA
  Jane Limanskaya, Artem Zavyalov

✔️  Education by Email
✔️  Easy, quick, and fun
✔️  Bite-sized email courses
✔️  Flexible
Overview: Highbrow is a  quick and easy learning online resource that helps you to learn something new with just an email a day. Highbrow offers 300+ online courses ranging from finance to photography and travel writing to expand your knowledge base and gain brand new skills.
Average Time Commitment: 5 Minutes a Day
Available platforms: Email and via Listenable app
Official Certifications: No course credit, degree, or certificate is available
Pricing: $10/Month Recurring annual payment with a 30-day free trial
Recommended ForUnsure what you want to learn, but know you want to upskill

 4.0/5 (Commonsense)

   New York, NY

✔️  Interactive class discussion
✔️  Great resource
✔️  Fantastic animations
✔️  Variety of Subjects
Overview: TED-Ed is an educational platform that offers 1,000+ short, captivating and educational videos. It's also a unique platform to create your own multiple choice and discussion questions for any YouTube video or existing TED-Ed lesson.
Average Time Commitment: Varied by length of video
Available platforms: Online
Official Certifications: No course credit, degree, or certificate is available
Pricing: Free
Recommended ForHigh school and university-aged students

 4.7/5 (Indeed | Google Digital Garage)

   Mountain View, CA

✔️  Flexible class hours
✔️  Good career preparation
✔️  Certification
✔️  Affordable
Overview: Google Digital Garage equips individuals with the essential skills required for working in a digitised world. With 100+ lessons, Digital Garage provides individuals with a tailored training plan to learn digital skills and how to build your online presence.
Average Time Commitment: 2 - 40 hours
Available platforms: Available for desktop 
Official Certifications: Google Digital Garage courses do not provide an externally accredited qualification.
Pricing: Free
Recommended ForStudent or Business seeking to begin or enhance their digital marketing skills

 4.6/5 (Indeed | freeCodeCamp)

   San Francisco
  Quincy Larson

✔️  Self-paced
✔️  Interactive learning web platform
✔️  Online community forum
✔️  Chat rooms
Overview: freeCodeCamp offers an easy way to learn to code online and has helped more than 40,000 people get jobs as developers. You'll learn to code by completing coding challenges and building projects. You'll also earn verified certifications along the way.
Average Time Commitment: Each certification takes around 300 hours of dedicated learning.
Available platforms: 100% online, freeCodeCamp Podcast or watching freeCodeCamp's YouTube channel.
Official Certifications: Does not count towards a diploma or degree program.
Pricing: Free
Recommended ForComplete beginners in the field of coding

   Milton Keynes, UK
  The Open University

✔️  Quizzes and interactive games
✔️  Wide range of subjects
✔️  Statement of participation
✔️  Free digital badge
Overview: The Open University is specialised in distance learning and offers 900+ free short courses across 8 different subject areas via its Open Learn platform. It provides free courses, topical and interactive content, videos and online games on OpenLearn.
Average Time Commitment: Ranging from 1 - 100 hours of study
Available platforms: 100% online
Official Certifications: Digital badge or statement of participation do not carry any formal credit towards a qualification.
Recommended For: Learners looking for a new topic to explore, or want to dig deeper into something you've already discovered

 3.9/5 (G2 | Skillshare)

   New York, NY
  Michael Karnjanaprakorn; Malcolm Ong

✔️  User-friendly interface
✔️  Straightforward interface
✔️  Community
✔️  Curated set of classes
Overview: Skillshare is a global learning community for creators that offers online learning across a wide variety of categories including creative, arts, design, business, photography, video-making, leadership & management, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, technology and web development.
Average Time Commitment: 10 minutes to 12 hours
Available platforms: Skillshare Online desktop, mobile app for iOS or Android
Official Certifications: Skillshare does not offer certificates. You can however add the new project to your portfolio.
     Access to 600+ courses: Free 
     Premium access to 6,000+ courses: $8 a month.     
Recommended For: Anyone can learn a skill in their area of interest or even teach a class themselves

 4.4/5 (G2 | Codecademy)

   New York, NY
  Zach Sims, Ryan Bubinski

✔️  Hands-on experience
✔️  Easy to use and navigate
✔️  Free plan
✔️  Certificate of completion for every Pro course
Overview: Learn to code online and gain valuable technical skills for free with Codecademy’s tailored courses. Codecademy is a team of hackers working hard to build a better way for anyone to teach, and learn, how to code. The platform boasts 45 million global users. 
Average Time Commitment: Ranges from 5 hours to 6 months depending on the qualification
Available platforms: Online, mobile apps on Android and iOS
Official Certifications: Earn a Codecademy Credential, a digital letter of completion as part of completing Codecademy's Pro Intensive 
PricingFree Interactive lessons & daily practice
     Codecademy Pro$19.99 USD/month; $15.99 USD/month, billed yearly
Recommended For: Anyone who wants to learn how to code

 4.5/5 (Coursetalk)

   Potsdam, Germany
  Hasso Plattner Institute

✔️  Discussion forum
✔️  Graded assessments
✔️  Interactive self-tests
✔️  Record of achievement
Overview: Open HPI’s free open online courses allow you take part in a worldwide social learning network based on interactive online courses covering different subjects in information and communications technology (ICT).
Average Time Commitment: 2 to 10 weeks
Available platforms: Offered online in their entirety. All materials can be easily accessed by any device with an Internet connection, whether desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
Official Certifications: No course credit, degree, or certificate is available
Pricing: Free
Recommended ForLearners interested in the field of computer science and information technology

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