Free online technology courses, Cisco Networking Academy

Free online technology courses, Cisco Networking Academy

The Cisco Networking Academy is offering self-enroll technology courses for free.

There are eight free technology courses below for you to enroll in to keep learning during your down time. The lists of courses with links are below.


Topic Course Benefits Click to Enroll
Cybersecurity Intro to Cybersecurity 

(15 hours)

Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding. Receive a certificate of completion.
Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Essentials 

(30 hours)

Foundational knowledge and essential skills for all cybersecurity domains, including info security, systems sec, network sec, ethics and laws, and defense and mitigation techniques used in protecting businesses.
Networking Intro to 

Packet Tracer

(10 hours)

Designed for new users of Packet Tracer for self-study and familiarization with the tool used in many Networking Academy courses. Packet Tracer is an innovative simulation and visualization tool used for lectures, labs, games, homework, assessments, and competitions.
Linux OS NDG Linux Unhatched

(6-8 hours)

Eases learners into acquiring Linux knowledge, basic installation and configuration of Linux software, and the Linux command line.
Programming PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python

(60-70 hours)

Learn to design, write, and debug programs in Python. No prior programming knowledge required. Begin with the basics and become adept at solving more complex problems. Receive a certificate of completion and prepare for a certification.
IoT Intro to the 

Internet of Things

(20 hours)

Learn how the IoT enables Digital Transformation along with emerging technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, and the increased attention to cybersecurity. Receive a certificate of completion.
Business Entrepreneurship

(15 hours)

Learn business and financial skills, behaviors, and attitudes. Develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Complete a series of interactive case studies. Receive a certificate of completion.
Middle School adventure series Global Problem Solvers: The Series

(time varies)

Online animated series for middle schoolers, called GPS: The Series, is available in English, Spanish, Hindi, and French. Engages students with a team of teens who use technology to solve real-world problems. Inspires students to become global citizens ready to thrive in a connected and digital future. Please note that this requires teacher or parent facilitation.

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