Top 5 Online Courses You Can Enroll in During Quarantine

What are the best online courses to study during quarantine? Since the whole world is required to quarantine due to the Coronavirus; you need to find ways to be productive with your time. Staying indoors can be quite overwhelming, even for homebodies.

Instead of being bored and wishing you were outside, you could enroll for short online courses. This way, you shall have learned something new by the time the quarantine period elapses.

Since scientists still don’t know how long we’ll need to stay indoors, you should get used to the idea of being in your house for a while. Other than browsing for amazing movies and series, you should also get back to the things you’ve always want to learn.

You can decide to look up new recipes and try them with the ingredients you have available. A good activity could also be decluttering your indoor space.

Since you’re no longer wondering, “who will do my homework,” you can begin thinking about the online courses you can dedicate your time to learn.


Here are 5 suitable online courses you can do during this quarantine period:

1. Programming Courses

The first recommendation on our list is learning how to code. There are a plethora of online courses to help you learn the basics of programming.

Whether or not you’re doing a computer science course, this knowledge will come in handy in the future. Code language is becoming an essential job requirement for different organizations and companies anyway.

Go for a course that comes with comprehensive instructions, so you have an easy time understanding new concepts.

2. Start a Side Gig

If writing is your forte, for instance, you can take up a copywriting course and use this knowledge to start a side gig. The fact that you’ll be indoors all day does not mean you cannot earn money.

The gig economy allows you to use the skills you have to get money without getting out of the house. All you’ll need is a strong internet connection and clients willing to work with you.

3. Learn Photography

If you want to learn how to edit your photos without professional help, all you have to do is take up a photography course. Photography courses teach you more than just how to take and edit photos. You’ll also learn the relationship between photography and graphic design.

4. Get Tips on how to Land a New Job

If you are not happy with your current job, this might be your opportunity to turn things around. Not to say you should quit or anything. Research on how to land a new job and see if there are openings that would suit you.

5. Brush Up on your Business Skills

If you own a business, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to brush up on your business skills. The internet is quite resourceful, and you’ll find short courses you guide you on anything you want to learn.


Even though you can’t leave your house for a while, make sure you’re productive with your time. There are many short online courses you can take to better yourself during this period. Instead of watching movies all day, open your computer and learn something new.

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