South Africa

Discover what thousands of Alison’s learners across South Africa already know – that free online courses can empower you with new skills and knowledge that will boost your career. Our numbers are growing all the time with the latest figures for 2024 showing approximately 60,000 South African learners studying with us every month

Are Alison Certificates Recognised in South Africa?

Yes! Alison is a popular free online skills and career development platform in SA. Our certificates are recognised by many employers and have helped many graduates start their careers, switch jobs or secure promotion.  

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Ivy Makoni used Alison to progress her nursing career.

Take Ivy Makoni, from Pretoria, who used the skills she learned from our Diploma in Clinical Nursing Skills course to secure a job as a nurse.

John Taylor is another example of how Alison courses can help you get a job! After losing his full-time job due to the pandemic, John upskilled in software and programming, and found a new career after working as a motor mechanic for over twenty years.

What Are the Most Popular Jobs in South Africa?

According to Google, the most popular careers in SA are:

  1. Software Developer
  2. Information technology
  3. Accountant
  4. Engineering
  5. Business administration
  6. Lawyer
  7. Civil engineer
  8. Data Scientist
  9. Finance

Unlock your potential in each of these fields with Alison by registering for your free account and enrolling in your chosen course today. With over 5,000 courses and more being added every day, you can be sure of finding the course for you!

Free Career Resources

Utilise our other resources to help you chart a path to success:

Hazel Kendrick: “Alison courses help me to improve my teaching skills.”
Rebecca Melone: “Not only is Alison free but you can study from anywhere at anytime.”
Butholezwe Nyoni: “As a director and social entrepreneur, I study with Alison to equip myself with valuable knowledge to be able to run my organisation professionally.”
Mafusi Anna Makhuvhela: “You must be the change you want to see.”