Dive into programming, learn Python from scratch, and prepare for the PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer certification.
This introductory course gives you an opportunity to dive into Python and computer programming with no specific prerequisites or prior knowledge required. It will guide you from a state of complete programming illiteracy to a level of programming knowledge which will allow you to design, write, debug, and run Python scripts, and to understand the basic concepts of software development technology.
Having completed the course, you will be prepared to attempt the qualification PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer certification, and to get your foot in the door to careers in software development, data analysis, and testing.
Sign up for Python Essentials 1, and learn these core skills:
Level: Beginner | Length: 6-7 weeks (Suggested: 6-7 hours/week) | Language: English, Spanish | Cost: Free
This course is the first in a 2-course series that will prepare you for the PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer certification exam, and help you build the essential foundations for the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming certification exam.
The main goal of the course is to guide you from a state of complete programming illiteracy to a level of programming knowledge which allows you to design, write, debug, and run programs encoded in the Python language, and to understand the basic concepts of software development technology.
The course will prepare you for jobs and careers connected with widely understood software development, which includes not only creating the code itself as a junior developer, but also computer systems design and software testing.
Python Essentials 1 has been designed for anyone and everyone who wants to learn Python and modern programming techniques.
It will particularly appeal to:
The course has been designed for students with little to no prior knowledge of Python or programming. There are no prerequisites for the course, nor is any specific prior experience required. The only preliminary requirement is the ability to use a personal computer, very basic knowledge in mathematics, and enthusiasm!
By the end of the course, you will be able to: