Free Online Upskilling Courses 

Build professional skills and connect with industry professionals, wherever you are. With free online courses, upskilling yourself and learning something new for personal development has never been this easy. This could even result in a career or job change. 


We’ve put together a list of websites that provide free online training courses for job seekers and workers. Discover new skills and advance your career with free training courses online, there are many websites that offer courses that are designed to give job seekers and workers the skills they need to land the job of their dreams or to move up their career ladder. 


Note: Please remember to check if there is an upsell to a paid course before you try the free course or taster. offers free online excel courses on YouTube, click here to view.

Coursera offers a free trial and a few selected free courses. Be careful of the upsell afterwards when the trials end. However, their free upskilling courses are a great way to get started. 

Oxford Home Study  OHSC is UK’s leading specialist provider of distance learning professional courses. The college is a renowned global distance learning institute dedicated to providing accredited home study courses across the world. OHSC was set up by a team of professionals with over ten years experience in delivering home based study programmes. offers over 1000 free online courses. Built for learners of any ability or knowledge level, each of these free online classes take less than 3 hours to complete and provides training in a single topic in clear detail. With over 1000 certificate courses available, whether you want to learn - for free - how to manage projects or take classes in a computer science related course, Alison has the Certificate for you. 

LinkedIn Learning offers a free month of membership when you sign up as a member. Yes, there may be an upsell but it is a great opportunity to fill your next 4 weeks with new skills. They currently have 16 courses completely free here

Khan Academy  is an online nonprofit education platform with the mission to provide free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. 

Udemy  One of the world’s largest selection of courses  Choose from 1,000's of free online courses.


We love to hear from contributors who offer completely free online courses and resources for job seekers to upskill. If you have a completely free resource to help please send an email to


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