Course Details

  • Start your journey to amazing with our Python for Beginners courses and develop your knowledge of programming and systems development using Python.

    This course will provide you with a good foundation for beginning computer programming.

    Over eight weeks, you’ll develop the skills you need to write basic programmes that can communicate with operating systems and understand programming language.

    You’ll design, implement, test and document Python solutions and then, once you’ve learnt the basics of Python, you’ll be able to apply your knowledge to write simple applications.

  • There are no formal requirements for this course, however, applicants will require basic computer skills such as using the internet, saving and opening files and using text editors. Additionally, you should also be comfortable with basic mathematics.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress to other programming courses at The Manchester College.

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  • The cost for this course is £280.

    In addition, you may choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a computer for practising at home. Estimated costs for a computer are £300. A portable hard drive is also highly recommended with a minimum of 1TB storage. Estimated costs of a hard drive is £40.

    If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.


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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?

    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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