Free Courses for Rhode Island Public High School Students

Welcome to Skills Academy's hub for Rhode Island public high school students.

We invite you to explore and register for the following free courses offered by Skills for Rhode Island's Future through the EnrollRI All Course Network (ACN).

-Courses will be delivered via Coursera and will be accessible in English and Spanish-
-Los cursos se impartirán a través de Coursera y serán accesibles en inglés y español-

Google Project Management: Professional Certificate

This six-course program, designed and taught by Google employees, will help students gain in-demand project management skills and qualify them for Project Management Institute Certifications. The program engages students in simulated real-world project management scenarios that are critical for success in the workplace.

Start Date:
September 13, 2021

End Date:
June 2, 2022

Course Meeting Times:
Online; Self-Paced

Grades:
11-12

Credits Earned:
1

Course Details

Google Project Management: Professional Certificate

Google UX Design Professional Certificate

Over the course of 7 modules, students will learn the skills needed to become a User Experience (UX) designer, focusing on improving the interaction that users have with products like websites, apps, and physical objects.

Start Date:
September 13, 2021

End Date:
June 2, 2022

Course Meeting Times:
Online; Self-Paced

Grades:
11-12

Credits Earned:
1

Course Details

Google UX Design Professional Certificate

Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Over 5 courses, students will be prepared to take the CompTia A+ exams, the industry-standard certification for IT. Participants will learn to perform day-to-day IT support tasks including computer assembly, wireless networking, installing programs, and customer service.

Start Date:
September 13, 2021

End Date:
June 2, 2022

Course Meeting Times:
Online; Self-Paced

Grades:
11-12

Credits Earned:
1

Course Details

Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate

This six-course program, developed by digital marketing experts at Aptly together with Facebook marketers, includes an industry-relevant curriculum designed to prepare students for an entry-level role in social media marketing.

Start Date:
September 13, 2021

End Date:
June 3, 2022

Course Meeting Times:
Online; Self-Paced

Grades:
11-12

Credits Earned:
1

Course Details

Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate

IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

This 8-course Professional Certificate will give students the technical skills to become job-ready for a Cybersecurity Analyst role. Throughout the program, students will use virtual labs and internet sites that will provide them with practical skills with applicability to real jobs that employers value.

Start Date:
September 13, 2021

End Date:
June 2, 2022

Course Meeting Times:
Online; Self-Paced

Grades:
11-12

Credits Earned:
1

Course Details

IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate

SkillsRI Career Exploration

This 12-week course will focus on career pathways in 8-10 distinct industries, with each week focusing on one specific topic (industry) with industry experts, representatives from different colleges, and current college students working with students to explore career opportunities in different fields.

Start Date:
October 4, 2021

End Date:
December 23, 2021

Course Meeting Times:
Hybrid/Work-Based Learning
Thursday's 3:00-5:00 pm

Grades:
9-12

Credits Earned:
0.5

Course Details

SkillsRI Career Exploration

Understanding Current Events

This course will teach students how to examine the social and political issues of the moment. Students will use content from various news media formats including, but not limited to, news programs, social media, newspapers, documentaries, and podcasts to analyze current events in order to better understand the world around them.

Start Date:
October 4, 2021

End Date:
December 23, 2021

Course Meeting Times:
Hybrid/Work-Based Learning
Wednesday's 3:00-5:00 pm

Grades:
9-12

Credits Earned:
0.5

Course Details

Understanding Current Events

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Meet one-on-one with a Skills Academy team member who can help you select the best online course based on your interests!

Course Details

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