Programming Essentials in Python (free/public/self-paced)

West Michigan Center for Arts+Technology (WMCAT)



How great would it be to write your own computer program or design a web or desktop application that millions of people could enjoy? Both are a possibility if you learn how to code in Python. Python is the very versatile, object-oriented programming language used by startups and tech giants alike! (Think: Google, Facebook, Dropbox and IBM.) Python is also recommended for aspiring young developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and the Internet-of-Things. Once you complete this course, you’ll be ready to take the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming certification.

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Problem-solve using an algorithmic approach.
  • Understand programmer's work in the software development process.
  • Gain knowledge on how a program is executed in a computer environment.
  • Prepare for the PCAP–Python Certified Associate Programmer Certification.

Cost: FREE
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 70 hours
Delivery: Online self-paced

Prerequisite(s): None
Prepares you for a professional certification: Yes, PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming
Receive a certificate of completion: Upon request

Languages: English, Español, Polski

Course Details


Partner: PCAP - Programming Essentials in Python (English - 1.10 - For public campaigns - Legacy)

05 Nov 2020 - 31 Jul 2021

Cyber Hub at WMCAT

Learn to design, write, & debug programs in Python. Begin with the basics and become adept at solving more complex problems. No prior programming knowledge required. Start here to learn Python, the language for IoT, and prepare for certification.

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