Subjects / fields of study: A very large number of courses in a very wide range of subjects are covered (social science, business, physical science, health, skilled trades etc.).
Level: At an introductory to advanced level. This platform has a strong focus on practical skills and career orientation as opposed to an academic focus.
Presenters: Courses are developed by credible institutions and large, well-known businesses.
Mode of study: Fully online. No need to travel to any venue to attend classes or write tests. You can study from home, work or wherever you like.
Study media: Many but not all courses are video based.
Scheduling of classes: Training material can be accessed or downloaded at any time. Lectures are not streamed live. Most courses are open for registration at regular intervals, usually monthly.
Total study time per week required:
Can course material be accessed for free? Yes
Can online excercises and assessment be accessed for free? Yes
Can I receive a certificate for free? No
Cost if I do wish to register for the paid option so that I can be assessed and receive a certificate: US$ 49 per course for most courses.
Can some individual courses be grouped to form a larger qualification, building greater knowledge of the particular topic? No. Note that we provide suggestions on how free online courses from the different online course platforms can be grouped together, or rather taken into sequance to gradually build your knowledge - see our section on learning paths.
Mobile app: This platform does not have a mobile app at present, but their website is mobile friendly.Note: The above course information are generalisations, or estimations for an "average" or "typical" course, and differ from course to course. Make certain about the details of your specific course of interest.