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Free certifications for developers

  1. Microsoft Learn: Microsoft provides free certifications that comprehensively cover various cutting-edge technologies, including Azure, Power Platform, and many more.

  2. Google Developers Certification: This platform offers free certification programs for Google Cloud and Android developers.

  3. AWS Training and Certification: Developers interested in cloud computing and AWS services can access free training resources and certification exams.

  4. Coursera: Provides numerous free courses from universities and organizations worldwide. While the courses are often free to audit, you can also pay for a certificate upon completion. Coursera also offers financial aid for those who cannot afford the certificate fees.

  5. edX: Similar to Coursera, edX offers a wide range of free courses from universities and institutions. Many of these courses are free to audit, and you can opt for a verified certificate for a fee.

  6. GitHub Learning Lab: Offers various free courses and learning paths for developers, covering topics such as GitHub Actions, GitHub Pages, and more.

  7. FreeCodeCamp Certifications: Provides free certifications in web development, responsive web design, JavaScript algorithms and data structures, and more.

  8. Cisco Networking Academy: Offers free courses and certifications in networking, cybersecurity, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

  9. Codecademy: While primarily a paid subscription platform, Codecademy does offer some free courses. Completing these won't result in a formal certification but can still be valuable for learning.

Make sure to verify the credibility of the certification providers and ensure that the certification aligns with your career goals and interests.

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