Do you know that there are some free online courses with printable certificates and qualifications that you can take part in and be certified at the end and the certificate can be used to enhance your CV or to apply for jobs in the field in either your home country or abroad?
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Online courses give you the flexibility of doing whatever you want to be doing where ever you want to be doing it while also studying online of which in the end you will get a certificate for the course.
There are several online courses with printable certificates but I will be writing about just ten of them that I have researched and have valid information as regards.
Before I go on, I will like to enlighten you on some of the amazing topics I have written on earlier on this blog that I am very certain you will be interested as an international student.
Its obvious, not everybody likes online courses. People have varying reasons why they would or would never partake in online courses but however it be, for the sake of those who like online courses, we will provide every necessary information and update our website regularly on available scholarships for online courses whenever we learn about them.
Earlier, I wrote a comprehensive article listing online colleges that do not charge any application fee which I encouraged readers on this platform to take advantage of. These courses are called online courses but the fact that they are online does not deny the reality that they are still very valuable and certificates obtained after an online course are seen as relevant too.
In fact, online programs are the easiest ways you can receive certificates from reputable universities abroad while sitting in the comfort of your home. Some of them are far cheaper compared to what it may cost you to travel to that country to study and get same certificate.
I also took out time to research and write on cheap available online undergraduate courses for both international and domestic students and these courses all have the option for a printable certificate at the end of the program.
These courses offer bachelor degrees just as every other student who had gone to a university for the course would have it.
Canada being a country of major interest by international students also offers online courses with certificates and you can partake in these courses either from Canada or from the comfort of wherever you choose to stay outside Canada.
All you need is to ensure you come online to join others whenever there is to be any collective interactive class.
I researched and wrote on some free online courses in Canada with certificates that you can take part in from any country of the world. You can check out the list through the link above.
There are the Unicaf scholarships majorly for Nigerians which support international students who want to undertake degree courses either online or offline. These scholarships in some cases take care of about 70% of scholars’ school fees and it has helped many international students to study abroad.
I hope these information help you better as a fan of online programs.
Going further, below are free online courses with printable certificates for international students. You can take part in any of these programs for free as you have the option to decide on whether to be given a certificate at the end or not.
Though the certificate matters, the knowledge in some cases may even matter more.
Free Online Courses With Printable Certificates
- Human Resources Management Capstone
- Introduction To Game Development
- Web Development
- Mobile App Development
- Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
- Principles of Marketing
- IT Project Management
- Introduction to Corporate Finance
- Fundamentals of Graphic Design
- Visual Elements of User Interface Design
If you are looking for free online courses with qualifications that can be printed in form of certificates, these courses listed above are a good start for your search.
Human Resources Management Capstone: The course is offered on the Coursera platform which is one of the most popular online learning platforms in the world.
The course would help you learn how to manage the human resource of any company and the certificate will improve your chances of landing a human resource job which is one of the most coveted jobs in some companies.
The Human Resources Management Capstone free online course is in English and demands that participants understand the English Language. There will be an optional paid printable certificate available at the end of the program.
Introduction To Game Development: This is one of the free online courses with printable certificate offered on the edX platform.
It needs about 6 to 9 hours weekly commitment and a certificate is issued at the end of the program. It teaches the basic concept of game design and programming and prepares participants to take up their own space on the internet on programming games.
If you want a platform where you can learn how to develop android game programs for free, then you should apply for this.
Web Development: This free online course with a printable certificate for participants is offered on the edX platform for international participants.
You will learn about APIs, HTML, QSL, CSS, etc. at the end of the program and you can print your certificate in hardcopy after it has been presented to you.
Mobile App Development: By the end of this course, you will be tasked to design your own app running fully. The course is offered on the edX platform and a printable certificate is obtained at the end.
This free course will teach you everything you need to know about mobile app development and it is expected to last for a period of 13 weeks with not less than 6 hours weekly commitment.
Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: If you read a business course at the university, this will be a plus to your CV. The course comes with a verified printable certificate. This free online course with printable certificates is expected to last for a period of 6weeks with not less 3hours weekly commitment.
Principles of Marketing: If you are a digital marketer or your are interested in any form of marketing or looking for a job in the field of marketing, this free online digital marketing course with a printable certificate will be very useful to you.
IT Project Management: this free online course covers project management in the context of IT projects, including software projects.
The course covers various aspects pertaining to (i) project initiation, (ii) project planning and scheduling, (iii) project monitoring and control, and (iv) project termination.
Introduction to Corporate Finance: At the end of this course, you will gain skills in Discounted Cash Flow, Decision-Making, Corporate Finance and Cash Flow Analysis.
It is a free online course with printable certificate that is also sharable on LinkedIn. It is offered by the University of Pennsylvania in the United States and the certificate you obtain at the end is issued by this university.
Fundamentals of Graphic Design: The course is offered online for free by the California Institute of the Arts and it is expected to take you a maximum of just 5 weeks to complete and obtain your certificate from the institute.
The course will enhance you with skills in Creativity, Graphics, Design Theory and Color Theory.
Visual Elements of User Interface Design: This is an extension of the Fundamentals of Graphic Design. It is offered by the same institute and would take about 4 weeks to complete.
At the end of this course, you will gain skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign.
All these free online courses with printable certificates here are offered by reputable international universities and educational institutes and the certificates you get at the end of these courses are directly from these universities though some of the courses offer certificates at a fee.
These courses may be free but they are very useful in the areas for which they were created. If you pay attention to the lessons, do your assignments, follow all recommendations, you could be an expert in the selected field.