Essential Skills

Learn Essential Workplace Skills

Click on any of the links below to access and use FREE computer courses:


ALISON Online Courses – ALISON is the world’s leading FREE Learning Resource for Basic and Essential Workplace Skills online. ALISON provides engaging, interactive multimedia courseware for certification and standards-based learning. All courses on ALISON are accessible for free. – Funded by the Goodwill Community Foundation, provides free computer, technology, and life skills training online. Users can sign up for scheduled online classes, or take any of the free tutorials at their own pace. Popular topics include computer technologymath and money basicscareer, and workplace development, and other everyday life skills.

Vocational Information Center – The Vocational Information Center website is a directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, career and education, work opportunities, trade and technical schools, and career-related references.

ERI Human Resources Distance Learning Center – ERI offers more than 50 different free courses in human relations topics such as health insurance and retirement investment plans, employee benefit programs, tax issues, compensation and salary administration, and online recruiting.

LINCS Workforce Education LAB – The Learning Activities Bank collects and distributes high-quality learning activities that focus on the basic skills and knowledge adults need to be effective in the 21st Century workplace.

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Jumpstart your computer skills by using these free resources.