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?
Alison's range of free Language courses include some of the most widely spoken languages in the world, from English courses and Spanish courses, to French lessons and Japanese tutorials, and many more. Whether you're beginning your journey towards learning a completely new language, building on your current knowledge of a language, or polishing your language skills in general, we have the course for you. All Alison's language courses aim to guide you step-by-step through your learning process, from grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills, to learning about the culture of that language and how to do everyday activities, such as ordering food or checking out of a hotel. By improving your language skills, or learning a new language, you're going to make your world a lot bigger.
Looking for the best free online language courses on Alison? We recommend you start with our short but precise introductory language courses such as the Beginner Level English - Foundations or the Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Conversation courses. We also have more in-depth language diploma courses for advanced learners, such as the Diploma in Basic English for Business and Tourism and the Diploma in French Language Studies. What language will you learn today?
Alison’s free certificate courses in language are a great way to boost your language skills for free. Each of our certificate courses are designed to be to-the-point and last less than 5 hours. If you’re in the hotel industry, you will learn a lot from the English for Tourism - Hotel Reception and Front Desk course. The Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Conversation course will also help you learn basic Nihongo the easy way. We also recommend the Introduction to Spanish and the Basic Spanish - Restaurants and Dining Out courses if you want to boost your Spanish language skills.
Studying one of Alison’s online language courses will help take your language skills to the next level. Each of our diploma courses are designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of a new language area. We highly recommend the Diploma in Basic English for Business and Tourism if you’re in the tourism industry. You can also check out the Diploma in French Language Studies or the Diploma in Japanese Language, which are both less than 15 hours long. Or, start your language learning journey with the world’s most spoken language, by taking the Diploma in Basic Chinese Language Studies.