Online Training Resources

Training is always a big plus on your resume and employers will likely take a more serious look if you’ve upgraded your skills. To that end, there are many free online resources that you can take advantage of. We recommend looking through all of the links below to get an idea of what courses are being offered or call us to get some guidance for what classes might work best for your own career plans.

BE CAREFUL: Scams?  With the increased use of the internet for online training, scammers are reaching out and offering seemingly legitimate opportunities. The result? Personal information stolen, money loss and more. Here’s a link that offers several articles on scams. When in doubt reach out to your CareerCatchers career coach and ask for help. DO NOT SEND personal information until you verify who you are sending it to.

Click here to register for over 5000 FREE workplace, business, and IT courses. Explore Career Pathways in over 200 occupations.

MY CNA JOBS is offering free online training
Online training program on caregivers. It has a printable certificate and is mobile friendly. Please register on For more information, please click here
SUMMARY: Get hired quickly and learn basic caregiving skills with a caregiver certification. Written by a Professor of Nursing and RN at Rush University, learn at your own pace via mobile phone. Learn new skills and earn a printable certificate to take on your next job interview. Enjoy this free e-learning course!

FREE Microsoft Word 101- Learn the Basics in Spanish and English
Free, self-paced, and available on-demand
Join course here

Free IT Program for Career Seekers with Merit America
No Degree Required
Click here for more information

ALISON is a free online education platform that mostly focuses on workplace-based skills.

GCFLearnfree is a free online educational website focusing on technology, job training,
reading, and math skills.

Variety of courses offered by professors from leading universities.

Access 2000 free online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide.

Class Central
Discover thousands of free online courses from top universities around the world like MIT,
Stanford, and Harvard.

Academic Earth
Collection of free online college courses from the world’s top universities.

Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 100,000 courses and 24 million

Take your career to the next level with Cybrary’s online Cyber Security courses.

Skillsoft is offering 60-days free access to all their thousands of training resources, online books, audio books, etc. They provide technology and developer, leadership and business, productivity and collaboration, and certification preparation training.  They are offering 90-days free access to people with a .edu email. 
Use this link to sign up:

Free Training Tutorials & Video for IT Courses

Other Useful Links: 

Milk Street Cooking School
Learn to cook with Milk Street Cooking School’s online lessons.

Google Arts and Culture
Visit a museum for free with Google Arts & Culture.