5 Certificates to Earn While Physical Distancing

April 1, 2020

Amid the pandemic spreading across the United States, many Americans find themselves staying and working at home, including students. With courses moving online, students have transitioned to doing homework and studying in the comfort of their homes.

Although the credit load is the same, many students find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. Whether it’s taking a crack at becoming TikTok famous or catching up on books, students are starting to feel the dread of physical distancing.

Take advantage of this time by honing in your skills and adding certificates to your resume. Listed below are five trainings you can take to learn more about marketing and advertising.

Hootsuite Platform Training

This free, 3-hour course is a beginner class for people who want to learn more about Hootsuite. You’ll learn how to use core Hootsuite products, boost the impact of your social media efforts, drive results, and improve your ROI.

Google Ads

Google’s skillshop has every training course imaginable for all the services and features they provide. They have a free detailed course for Google Ads where you can learn about Google ads video, Google ads search, and more! Get certified in all of them by doing the courses and taking the exam.

Project Management Professional Course

In about five hours, you can become an expert on how to initiate, plan, and manage any project with this free Project Management Professional (PMP) course. Learn how to take charge and solve problems while also gaining knowledge of the more technical side of project management. Just sign up for a free account and start learning!

Hubspot Inbound Marketing Course

This free, 4-hour marketing course teaches you techniques that range from content creation to social promotion to converting and nurturing leads. This course will give you a foundation on how to successfully grow and promote a business. Just create a free account, and you’re on your way to learning!

The Complete 2020 Adobe CC Certification Bundle

Although this certificate is not free, it comes with a great deal! At $39, this Adobe Creative Cloud nine-course bundle covers Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Lightroom CC, and After Effects CC. It’ll walk you through the basics of each program. Once you buy this bundle, you’ll have over 60 hours of courses with lifetime access 24/7 so you can learn at your own pace. You do need to have the creative cloud as this bundle does not include the actual software. But you have to hurry! This deal ends on March 31, 2020.