Alison has over 1,000 high quality courses available across 9 distinct categories, all absolutely free to complete. All our courses are self-paced and have been designed by subject matter experts, to give you an interactive and enriched learning experience.
Depending on your learning goal, you can choose from:
Certificate courses (average time: 2-3 hours), which help you focus your learning to provide you with specific expertise in your field or industry.
Diploma courses (average time: 8-10 hours), which are designed to give you a more extensive understanding of a subject area, by helping you master multiple concepts within a subject.
Learning Paths (average time: 18-20 hours), which are a combination of niche courses that have been specially designed by experts, to help you: Broaden your skillset; Progress your knowledge; or Master a subject.
Use the search bar on the left if you are looking for a specific category, or browse through all courses below, and let’s get learning!
With Alison’s free online Diploma courses, you can receive comprehensive training on almost any topic you need. In just 8-10 hours, each Diploma course delivers a clear run-through of an important subject, whether it’s how to design a website or essential management skills. With this extensive training on your side, you can add something impressive to your résumé and give your professional confidence a real boost. So why wait? Start your next learning journey, today.
Alison's Certificate courses are a range of free online courses that are designed to provide training that's as streamlined and to-the-point as possible. Built for learners of any ability or knowledge level, each of these free online courses takes less than 3 hours to complete and provides training in a single topic in clear detail. And with over 900 Certificate classes available, whether you want to learn specific French vocabulary or take classes in how to conduct a business meeting, Alison has the Certificate for you. So, what will you learn today?
Learn the foundations of the German language, from basic grammar to important vocabulary, with Alison's free online German courses. Looking for short certificate courses that take less than 5 hours? Then we recommend you take Conversational German - From Time of Day to Eating Out and Conversational German - From using the Phone to Pastimes and Holidays, which are great for beginners. Want a more comprehensive course that will cover advanced German vocabulary and phrases? Then the Diploma in Basic German Language Studies is the one for you!
Learn how to speak the German language or add more to what you already know with Alison's free online German courses. Travelling to a German-speaking country? Then, you should take our Conversational German - From Time of Day to Eating Out, Conversational German - First Contact, Conversational German - From using the Phone to Pastimes and Holidays, and Conversational German - From Family to Shopping courses. Each of these courses will help you converse with other German speakers on your trip!
Learning German with the free online German courses from Alison will not just teach you how to speak the language but provide you with an insight into the way of life in German-speaking countries. Take our Diploma in Basic German Language Studies and learn the basics of the language so you can start practising your newly acquired skills with other German speakers. The course lasts less than 20 hours so just put a little time aside each day and you’ll finish it with flying colours!