Programming Essentials in Python

Short Course Computing & Digital

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Short Course
Subject Area
Computing & Digital
Not Applicable
Age Group

Distance Learning
(Distance Learning - 24 weeks)

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How great would it be to write your own computer program? Python is a multi-paradigm programming language used by start-ups and tech giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, and more. With intuitive, readable syntax, Python is a great first programming language to learn.

Learn Python, the versatile programming language from scratch during this 16-week online course and receive tutor support and lifetime access to course materials and labs.

Programming skills open you up to careers in almost any industry and are required if you want to continue to more advanced and higher paying software development and engineering roles.

This course is a great place to start learning Python – no prior programming knowledge required. You'll learn the following core skills:
Thinking algorithmically – how to analyse a problem and translate it for a computer to process.
Design, develop, and improve multi-module computer programs.
Analyse and model real-life problems in Object-Oriented Programming categories.
Understand a programmer's work in the software development process.
Learn how a program is executed in a computer environment.
Gain skills to create and develop your own programming portfolio.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

This will be an online assessment

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will develop skills for a career at entry-level in Software Development, a rapidly growing, exciting new area that spans all industries.

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Learners will need access to a PC or laptop with Python software installed and Internet access.

Cost of Course - £200
Please note that this is a short online course which is self-funded and needs to be paid in full on the enrolment date after you have applied for the course.
Unfortunately there are no exceptions for applicants who are Asylum Seekers or those on benefits although we do accept sponsorship from employers.
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