Learn Online with Career Step, Lynda, Skillshare and Treehouse

Maybe it’s that last job post you saw online that said you need to know EXCEL.  You used it ages ago but need a refresher.  Maybe you have loved photography forever, but want to take it to the next level.  Maybe you have some free time and just want to learn something new.

Whatever the reason, there are so many classes online.  Some of them are free, low-cost, subscription rate or payment plans.  Many of the classes online are at your own pace and on your own schedule.  This makes learning easy because you can do it on your days off, while the kids are sleeping or while waiting for an appointment.

Career Step Online Training



Career Step offers career training in:

  • Electronic health records
  • Medical billing
  • Medical coding and billing
  • Medical transcription and editing
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Executive Assistant
  • Medical administrative assistant
  • Computer technician
  • Microsoft Office
  • ICD-10 Fast track

At your own pace with payment plans available.


Lynda Learn From Home

Lynda.com offers training in just about everything.  Some of the subjects include:

  • 3D and Animation
  • Audio
  • Business
  • CADS
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Education
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Web

There are 2,318 courses online right now!  Get your first 7 days with Lynda.com for free.  If you like what you see, there are subscription options available (month-to-month or yearly).

Skillshare-Learn From Home
SkillShare offers online classes and project-based learning.  They offer a subscription option and pay per class option.  Right now there is a 25% discount on all classes.  This great sale ends 01/10/14.  Some of their classes are under $15 — talk about a deal!

They hare courses about

  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Design
  • Fashion & Style
  • Film & Video
  • Food & Drink
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Technology
  • Writing & Publishing

SkillShare offers lifetime learning.  So Once you sign up for the course you have access to the course forever!


TreeHouse Learn From Home

Treehouse has over 1000 videos that will help you learn.  Treehouse goes beyond just videos.  They also include practice exercises.  I love having some extra motivation when learning.  Once you complete a course you are given a badge.  These badges show what skills you have learned.

There are courses for:

  • Build a website
  • Learn to code
  • Build an app
  • Start a business

Treehouse offers a 2 week free trial.  They have monthly subscriptions available.


Happy Learning!

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