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Technology Provider Description Link Expiration
Google Cloud Google One free month at Qwiklabs, Pluralsight & Coursera learning platforms. Pluralsight & Coursera require a credit card. Don’t forget to cancel in time. (Qwiklabs seem still to work. Rest - expired) Link ?31-May-2020?
Agile Atlassian Free access to Atlassian’s on-demand courses ($300 value each). Link 30-Jun-2020
Programming Packt 15 free programming & data science certificate courses by Packt ($20 value each). Link 31-Jul-2020
Cloud Networking Aviatrix Aviatrix ,Free ACE - Multicloud Networking associate Course & Certificate code ACEONLINE Link Limited Time
Acronis Acronis Get professional training and certifications for free in technical or sales tracks (MSP/SP/CSP/VAR/SI/OEM). Link 18-Oct-2020
Alibaba Cloud Alibaba Cloud Specialty Certification Bootcamp, a three-part event featuring three-hour videos summarizing the DevOps, Networking, and Data Analytics specialty certification program. Link 23-Oct-2020
Alibaba Cloud Alibaba Cloud Get free ACA Certification exam voucher from Alibaba Cloud for attending this October webinar live. Link / Link / Link 30-Oct-2020
InterSystems InterSystems Free InterSystems Certification exam attempts to all attendees of InterSystems Virtual Summit 2020. Link 05-Nov-2020
IBM IBM Earn digital badges from Data & AI Essentials courses, and professional certificate or specialization from Coursera. Link 24-Nov-2020
Azure Microsoft Free AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification (worth $99) upon completion of the 2 day virtual training. Link ("Fundamentals" tab) Limited Time
Azure Microsoft Free DP-900 Microsoft Data Fundamentals certification (worth $99) upon completion of the 2 day virtual training. Link ("Data Fundamentals" tab) Limited Time
Azure Microsoft Free AI-900 Microsoft AI Fundamentals certification (worth $99) upon completion of the 1 day virtual training. Link ("AI Fundamentals" tab) Limited Time
Azure Microsoft Free PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals certification (worth $99) upon completion of the 1 day virtual training. Link ("Fundamentals" tab) Limited Time
IT CompTIA / Jobs.mo.gov The CompTIA Mentored Learning Program is a free program for displaced workers offering online instructor-led workshops that cover a technical computer curriculum geared toward IT industry-recognized CompTIA certification. Link 04-Dec-2020
HYCU HYCU Free Certified Enterprise Cloud HYCU Admin certification for HYCU customers and partners. Free swags for those who complete before end of October 2020. Link 31-Dec-2020
JumpCloud JumpCloud Free JumpCloud Core Certification (worth $150). Link 01-Jan-2021
Kubernetes Rancher Free “Certified Rancher Operator: Level 1” on-demand training & certification by Rancher. Link 14-Jul-2021
Azure Pluralsight Free subscription at Pluralsight for Microsoft Azure courses Link 01-Jan-2025
Google Cloud QwikLabs Extra 30 days for Google Cloud labs on Qwiklabs. Link Unknown
Automated Testing Test Automation University Free certification courses by the Test Automation University. Link Unknown
Security Juniper Networks Courses and certifications for free by Juniper Networks (instead of 150 euros). Link Unknown
Google Cloud Qwiklabs Claim 30 days free Qwiklabs and access to the featured labs. Link Unknown
Huawei Networking Huawei Academy Free courses & exams from Huawei Academy for the HCIA, HCIP, and HCIE certifications. Link Unknown
Huawei Networking Huawei Academ Free course & certification (HCIA level, $200 value). Link Unknown
Programming JetBrains Free courses by JetBrains Academy for learning Java, Kotlin & Python. Link Unknown
Cloud Monitoring Elastic Free access to 11 Elastic Stack courses ($200 value each). Link Unknown
Diverse Udacity One free month access to nanodegree programs by Udacity ($400 value). Credit card / PayPal required. Don’t forget to cancel in time. Link Unknown
Alibaba Cloud Coursera “Architecting on Alibaba Cloud Specialization” at Coursera. Link Unknown
DevOps The Linux Foundation The Linux Foundation offers 23 free courses with finalizing exams & confirmations. Link Unknown
DevOps CloudBees University Free training through CloudBees University (Jenkins, DevOps). Link Unknown
Data Analytics Sumo Logic 6 free training courses and certifications by Sumo Logic. Link Unlimited
Web Development Freecodecamp 6 Free Code Camp learning courses & certifications, incl. RWD, JavaScript, APIs, React… Link Unlimited
Diverse Udemy ~670 free courses at Udemy, incl. certificates. Link Unlimited
cPanel Cpanel University Free cPanel Professional Certification (CPP) awarded simply by successfully completing the full series of video lessons. There is no final certification exam required for the CPP status. Link Unlimited
Analytics Google Analytics Academy Google Analytics Academy free courses with certificates Link Unlimited
SD-WAN Silver Peak Silver Peak , offers Free Training & Certification Exam for SD-WAN Profissional Link Unknown
Data Science IBM Cognitive Class Data science courses with proof of completion and badge Link Unlimited
IT sector Bitdegree gain or improve digital skills on our eLearning platform Link Unknown
SysTrack Lakeside Software Free SysTrack certification and badge upon completion of self-paced courses through their online learning platform. They offer three courses: SysTrack Technician, SysTrack Engineer, and SysTrack Dashboard Designer. Link Unknown
Eggplant Eggplant Free Eggplant courses and certifications. Link Unknown
AWS AWS Free full-time AWS training with certification and launch a career in cloud computing with AWS re/Start for unemployed and underemployed individuals. Link Unknown
API API Academy Free API Designer and API Security Architect certifications. Link Unknown
AI Microsoft AI Microsoft AI Classroom Series. Microsoft has joined forces with NASSCOM FutureSkills® to deliver Microsoft’s AI, machine learning and data science expertise to students through easy-to-consume modules including demos, hands-on workshop and assignments. Link Unknown
Zerto Zerto Free Zerto Associate Certification on Zerto University. Link Unknown
Calico Calico Certified Calico Operator: Level 1. Link Unknown
Stepik Stepik Several free courses with certificates are available for reference in design, computer science, mathematics, etc. Link Unknown
LoRaWAN TheThingsNetwork The Things Fundamentals, The Things Advanced, The Things Security and The Things Network Management. Link Unknown

Security

Provider Description Link Expiration
Palo Alto Networks Free certification exam coupon code upon completion of certification prep training during the event. Link 18-Nov-2020
Fortinet Free Network Security training courses & certifications by Fortinet / NSE Institute. Link 31-Dec-2020
The Academic Council Of uLektz Free Cyber Security training and certification. Link Unknown
APMG International Free Certified Cyber Professional (CCP) Specialism Pilot certification for eligible indiviuals (see link for info). Link Unknown
Cisco Networking Academy Free Introduction to Cybersecurity course with Networking Academy badge for completing this course. Link Unlimited
SkillFront Free ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Associate™ Link Unlimited

Project Management

Provider Description Link Expiration
Certiprof Free “Scrum Foundations Professional Certificate (SFPC)” certification. Available in en, pt-br & es. Use the code “COVID19Support” Link Unknown
Six Sigma Online Free Six Sigma White Belt Training & Certification. Link Unknown
OHSC Free Project Management course and certificate by Oxford Home Study Centre (OHSC). Link Unlimited
Msicertified Free Project Management Essentials Certified (PMEC) training & certification. Link Unlimited
6sigmastudy Free Six Sigma Yellow Belt course & certification. Link Unlimited
ScrumStudy Free “Scrum Fundamentals Certified (SFC™)” training course & certification Link Unlimited
SkillFront Free Certified Associate In Scrum Fundamentals™ (CASF™) Link Unlimited

Marketing

Provider Description Link Expiration
Google Fundamentals of Digital Marketing free course & certificate by Google. Link Unlimited
Microsoft Microsoft Advertising certification and training. Link Unlimited
SMstudy 4 free marketing related fundamental certifications by SMstudy. Link Unlimited
DMAC Free Facebook & Instagram Marketing course and certification by DMAC (Digital Marketing Academy of Canada). Link Limited Time
Hootsuite [Students only] Free Hootsuite Platform Certification (worth $99) and Social Marketing Certification (worth $199) through Hootsuite's Student Program. Link Unlimited
HubSpot Academy Free marketing & sales courses with certification. Link Unlimited
SEMrush Free Online Digital Marketing Courses and Exams. Link Unlimited

Database

Provider Description Link Expiration
Exasol Free Exasol training courses and certifications (€150 value each). Link 30-Jun-2020
Mongodb 12 free MongoDB courses with proof of completion. Link Unlimited
CockcroachLab University Free Cert - the core concepts behind distributed databases and give you all the tools you need to get started with CockroachDB Link Unknown
CockcroachLab University Free Cert - you will build a full-stack ride-sharing application in Python using the popular SQLAlchemy ORM and CockroachDB Link Unknown
Liquibase Learn all about Liquibase fundamentals from free online courses by Liquibase experts and see how to apply them in the real world. Link Unknown

Others

Provider Description Link Expiration
Salesforce Free Salesforce courses with career learning paths and superbadges. Also, free half-day Salesforce Certification preparation webinar, offering $70 discount coupon for any $200 exam for all attendees. Link Unlimited
Revenera Revenera Certification free of charge to approved members of the legal community. Link Unlimited
Kahoot! Kahoot! Certified for schools, free program designed to help teachers become the ultimate Kahoot! superheroes. Link Unlimited
Explain Everything Free Explain Everything course and certification. Link Unlimited
SkillFront Free SkillFront Entrepreneur Program™: Foundations Of Business And Entrepreneurship™ Link Unlimited
CertiProf Free Remote Work and Virtual Collaboration - RWVCPC Link Unknown
Slack Free Slack Skill Learning Paths and Badges (issued by accredible.com - these are not certifications but badges for skill specialists) Link Unknown
Reuters Reuters Training Course: Introduction to Digital Journalism Link Unknown

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