Programming

PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python

By Cisco Networking Academy in collaboration with OpenEDG Python Institute

Learn Python, the versatile programming language

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

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. Completing the course earns you a Statement of Achievement. It is split into two parts preparing you for two certifications:

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Think algorithmically – how to analyze a problem and translate it for a computer to process.
  • Design, develop, and improve multi-module computer programs.
  • Analyze 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.

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Length: 
75 hours
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Cost: 
Free*
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Level: Intermediate
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Learning Type: Instructor-led, Online self-paced
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Achievements: Certification Aligned
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the school.

Coursework

8 Modules
Practice Labs
Module Quizzes and Module Tests
Summary Tests
Final Exam

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Community

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