A curated list of free certificates and badges from Computer Science & Information Technology.

Why?

I’ve chosen to make this list because most online certificates are charged and most employers want to see a project or a certificate.
If you like free stuff, then you’ll love it!

Contents:

  • Security
  • Front-End
  • Back-End
  • Blockchain
  • Data Analysis & Visualization
  • Statistics
  • Data Science
  • Big Data
  • Machine & Deep Learning
  • Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • Robotics & IoT
  • Chatbots
  • DevOps
  • Programming Languages
    • C++
    • JavaScript
    • R Programming
    • Python
  • Theories & Concepts

Security

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Intro to CybersecurityCisco Networking AcademyBeginner15🏅
Cybersecurity EssentialsCisco Networking AcademyIntermediate30🏅
Intro to Packet TracerCisco Networking AcademyBeginner10🏅
Cybersecurity FundamentalsIBM / SkillsBuildBeginner10🏅
Information Security CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆

Front End

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Responsive Web Design CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
Front-End Libraries CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
Selenium 101LambdaTestBeginner4🏆

Back End

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
APIs and Microservices CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
CS403: Introduction to Modern Database SystemsSaylor AcademyProfessional42🏆

Blockchain

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
IBM Blockchain Foundation DeveloperIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner6🏅
Blockchain EssentialsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Data Analysis and Visualization

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Data Analysis with PythonIBM / Cognitive ClassIntermediate3🏅
Data Analysis with Python CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
Data Visualization with PythonIBM / Cognitive ClassIntermediate3🏅
Data Visualization with RIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Data Visualization CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆

Statistics

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Statistics 101IBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Data Science

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Data Science MethodologiesIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Data Science 101IBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Data Science ToolsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner4🏅
Python for Data ScienceIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Big Data

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Big Data Foundations – Level 1IBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Hadoop Foundations – Level 1IBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner4🏅
Spark Fundamentals IIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner5🏅

Machine and Deep Learning

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Deep Learning FundamentalsIBM / Cognitive ClassIntermediate3🏅
Deep Learning with TensorFlowIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Introduction to Machine Learning with SoundIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner4🏅
Machine Learning with PythonIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Machine Learning with Python CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
Elements of AIUniversity of HelsinkiBeginner30🏆

Networking

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Networking EssentialsCisco Networking AcademyIntermediate70🏅
CS402: Computer Communications and NetworksSaylor AcademyIntermediate60🏆

Operating Systems

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
NDG Linux UnhatchedCisco Networking AcademyBeginner8🏆
NDG Linux EssentialsCisco Networking AcademyIntermediate70🏆
CS401: Operating SystemsSaylor AcademyProfessional120🏆

Robotics and IoT

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Introduction to IoTCisco Networking AcademyBeginner20🏅
Building Robots with TJBotIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Chatbots

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
How to Build ChatbotsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

DevOps

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Containers, K8s and Istio on IBM cloudIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner9🏅
Docker EssentialsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner4🏅
IBM Cloud EssentialsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner4🏅
Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShiftIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Programming Langauges

C

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
CS107: C++ ProgrammingSaylor AcademyProfessional40🏆

JavaScript

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
JavaScript Algorithms and Data Structures CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆

R

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
R EssentialsIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅
Using R with DatabasesIBM / Cognitive ClassBeginner3🏅

Python

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Programming Essentials In PythonCisco Networking AcademyIntermediate70🏆
Scientific Computing with Python CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆

Theories and Concepts

Course NameCourse ProviderLevelHoursReward
Quality Assurance CertificationFreeCodeCampProfessional300🏆
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science ISaylor AcademyProfessional52🏆
CS102: Introduction to Computer Science IISaylor AcademyProfessional42🏆
CS201: Elementary Data StructuresSaylor AcademyProfessional38🏆
CS202: Discrete StructuresSaylor AcademyProfessional44🏆
CS301: Computer ArchitectureSaylor AcademyProfessional48🏆
CS302: Software EngineeringSaylor AcademyProfessional45🏆

What’s next?

If you know any free certificates or have any ideas, by opening a new question, I’d love to hear/see them, you can simply add it to the list. Have an amazing year!

Happy Learning!

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BRAJESH KUMAR
BRAJESH KUMAR
9 months ago

This is really great content bhaiya.. Was search for this type of content thanks alot… If you can make a post on roadmap for data science with free courses that would be great. course that you recommend to us for data science.

arihant
arihant
9 months ago

Amazing content, great to see such resources at one place. Hope to see more useful content on app development, web development using frameworks.
Also, you can add Upgrad free courses in the list with proper links.

arihant
arihant
9 months ago

Amazing content, great to see such resources at one place. Hope to see more useful content on app development, web development using frameworks.
Also, you can add Upgrad free courses in the list with proper links.