We feel it is time to re-introduce ourselves. For those of you who have been here for a while now, this will be a refresher on what we do here at Alison. You’ll also be learning about a few exciting new things we have to offer. Please accept our warm welcome and know that we are delighted to have you with us! Without further ado, we are Alison, your home for free (yes, you read that correctly), online Courses, Certificates and Diplomas, and a whole lot more besides those. We firmly believe that knowledge is power, and we are doing everything we can to make sure that free education is available to all people around the world. There is also a lot more than just the courses. From career guidance to helping you with your mental health and giving you real opportunities to do more and live your best life.


We Are Alison

Alison was founded in Galway, Ireland, in 2007, by CEO, Mike Feerick. We believe that free education has the power to change the world. Alison has become one of the world’s largest free online learning and training platforms, with more than 21 million learners in 195 countries.  

Being such a large platform means anyone, no matter their circumstance, can have access to any subject at any time with just a click of their mouse. Explore the over 3,500 Courses, Diplomas and Certificates in our catalogue immediately available when you sign up to Alison. 

It doesn’t matter if you want to improve your business knowledge and skillset to apply for your dream job, learn how to appreciate the beauty of literature or hone your artistic talents. You can earn to meditate while getting a Diploma in Legal Studies all in the same place. 

Sustainable Development Goals

Alison’s purpose is entirely in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Irrespective of social groups, location, or background, we provide free and valuable education to anyone and everyone.

We can alleviate poverty by providing an easier path to better jobs, lead ing to financial growth, encouraging innovation, and minimising gender-based and other harmful inequalities. Putting all of these together, we help communities and countries become more sustainable.


There is no better feeling than changing yourself for the better. One of the best ways to do this is through learning and growing. At Alison, not only do you get the chance to learn. You will learn in an environment that you can tailor to your needs, and we will help you achieve the goals you have set for yourself.


Our expertise in online education and training allows us to make good on the promises we make. Delivering the highest-quality learning materials, services and tools and learner outcomes.


The United Nations declared that “everyone is entitled to a free education”. No matter your location, gender, finances or culture. There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join Alison’s diverse community.


We are always improving and adding value to what we offer our learners. Through new tools and guides, and constantly adding to and refining our materials. We even offer ways you can earn an income through Alison.

Tools For Success

Alison offers much more than just online learning. 

We take a holistic approach to career and personal development. We understand that you also need to know you can make the most out of life. Using the tools listed below can help you find the best career path for yourself, help you discover things about yourself, make sure you are taking care of your mental state and much more.

Career Guide

Often, the hardest decision to make is choosing the right career path. No matter if you are starting a brand new job search or improving your current skills. The career guide is there to help you make the right choice. Simply choose the industry, career or subject you are interested in, and it will show the Courses, Diplomas and Certificates you’ll need to start your new career journey.

Understand Who You Truly Are

Do you need an extra edge when applying for a job or promotion? Taking Alison’s free Workplace Personality Test can give it to you. Created by expert psychologists, it will help you achieve your job goals by giving you an accurate psychometric analysis of who you are and why you do things the way you do. The test takes roughly 15 minutes and is easy to share. On completion, you can show off the key traits that make you valuable to your potential new employers.

Mental Health and Wellness

Looking after your Mental health and well-being has become critical, with COVID and remote working being a reality. Alison has produced the first Mental Health & Wellbeing Test with our partner Welliba.

Take control of your mental health. Decide which areas of wellbeing you want to work on with targeted courses and training to help you adapt, overcome and thrive in any environment. 

Achieve your maximum potential and live a happier, healthier, and more productive life. Become the best version of yourself!

Affiliate Program

When joining the Affiliate Program, you have the opportunity to make money while you learn. By promoting and encouraging others to sign up for online learning through Alison. When people who are not already registered come to the Alison website, we note that you are sending them, and you get paid accordingly. 

You are not limited to any single location; you can have people sign up from anywhere on the planet. The world is your oyster!

The Alison Blog

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How It Works

In just a few simple steps, you’ll have a world of knowledge at your fingertips.

  1. Register your free Alison account
  2. Find the right course
  3. Get Enrolled
  4. Become a Graduate
  5. Acquire your Certification


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