Simplilearn: Online Courses For Professional development

Information verified correct on October 28th, 2016

SimplilearnStaying ahead in business and technology is all about having the sharpest skills.

Check out Simplilearn, who provide a range of professionally certified course to help you on your journey to the top. Simplilearn are one of the internet’s largest providers of online courses.

They have a staff of over 2,000 professional trainers, offer over 250 courses and have so far taught over 400,000 learners. Most of their courses are focused around business or technology and they are also able to offer accreditation and professional level certification. So if you’re looking for a boost in your career, read on.

See our latest October 2016 deals from Simplilearn below:

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Certification ...
Advanced Online Marketing Certification Training
All-in-One Big Data and Cloud Computing Suite
All-in-one Quality Management Suite
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What categories of online courses do they offer?

Business, including:
  • Project management
  • Agile and scrum certification
  • Quality management
  • IT service and architecture
  • Big data and analytics
  • Finance management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Business productivity tools
Technology, including
  • Design and multimedia
  • IT hardware and networking
  • IT security management
  • Project management
  • Agile and scrum certification
  • Quality management
  • IT service and architecture
  • Big data and analytics
  • Virtualisation and cloud computing
  • OS and databases
  • Web app and programming
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How do I sign up for an online course with Simplilearn ?

Enrolling in a Simplilearn courses is easy. Simply head over to their website and find the course that you wish to study.  The screen will look something like this:


On each course page you’ll see the price of the course and a button that reads ‘Enrol now’. If you’re happy with the price and the course content, then choose your level of access. This is the amount of time that you would like access to the course material, and will range from one month to a year depending on the course.

When you select this you’ll be asked for some personal information and a payment method, and you can start studying right away.

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What fees and prices can I expect with Simplilearn ?

There is a wide variety of costs at Simplilearn, ranging from courses that cost as little as $50 to courses that can cost a few hundred. Their courses are designed for short, specific area study, so if you’re looking for something general, or a longer course of study, then you may have to look elsewhere. But if you’re looking for experience and certification in a specific software or business skill, then check out the full range on their website.

What types of online courses are available?

Most of the courses are focused around business and technology, including a full suite of software courses that from specific providers including Oracle, Microsoft and Adobe. All courses are available entirely online, so you can study in your own time and at your own pace.

Any Government funding or financial assistance available?

Unfortunately, none. Because Simplilearn are a private company and do not offer nationally accredited qualifications there is no specific government funding available. But their courses are usually fairly inexpensive, so if you’re interested in taking one you should find it affordable. And if you’re currently in a job and are interested in taking this course for work, why not ask your employer if they are able to contribute to the costs. Your employer will have no obligation, but if it will make you more productive at work, they might consider it.

Can I transfer any previous credits?

Simplilearn does not work within the Australian qualifications framework, and so does not offer course credit in return for study. This means that you cannot transfer credits in or out of this course. These courses are standalone courses designed for professional development.

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