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Free Online Courses in Australia

Free Online Courses and Training in Australia


ALISON is a free online e-learning company. We offer free courses to users in every country and territory worldwide - including Australia. Australia has a long tradition of excellence in distance learning. That is why ALISON's course offerings are so well appreciated there. Our subjects cover computing, IT literacy and skills, language training, health and safety, and liberal arts and science.

When you complete a course on ALISON, you qualify for free certification to add to your résumé or CV. Once you complete a course, you have the option to purchase, download, and print out an ALISON certificate.

Government programmes, such as the Digital Education Revolution (DER), acknowledge the importance of digital literacy and the power of e-learning as a force to improve the lives of its citizens. ALISON's range of courses and its powerful learning management system (LMS) mean it can play a big role in this education revolution for the 21st century.

IT Skills

Our ABC IT course, which is equivalent in scope to ECDL and ICDL, covers the basics of working with computers: from hardware, to using productivity software and surfing the web.

We also host Microsoft’s Digital Literacy curriculum for free open access. This covers basic computer concepts and skills so that you can use computer technology day in, day out to develop more social and economic opportunities for you, your family, and community.

All our IT courses offer learning and certification opportunities.

Health and Safety and Compliance

We have published several free online courses on Health and Safety, including Workstation Ergonomics (DSE), Managing Health and Safety in Schools, Back Safety and Behaviour-Based Safety. You can complete these courses and obtain certification, so you and your colleagues know you have completed safety training.

Language Training

English is now the primary global business language. This means that a good command of the English language is a key business skill in today’s world. One of our courses tests your command of business English. We will also be publishing a substantial course for practicing intermediate English.

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