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What’s it all about?

This short course will introduce you to the principles of programming in Python.

You will learn about the 3 basic programming constructs (selection, sequencing and iteration) and you will also produce your own software application.

There are no entry requirements to enrol on this course.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire This is a full cost course which incurs approximately a £150 fee. There are no options for fee remission.

This course is taught via face-to-face delivery.

You will produce a small portfolio documenting your progress.

You should be confident at reading and understanding technical language, and be confident with numeracy to Level 1/GCSE grade 3.

Lessons will be 3 hours per week and will take place on one day per week.

In addition will need to able to commit to around 3 hours self-directed study per week.

The course will run on Thursday evenings between 6pm-9pm.

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What’s next?

On completion of this programme, you could take another short course such as:

– Internet of Things – programme a Raspberry Pi Pico device and interact remotely over the internet
– Cloud 9 – an introduction to cloud computing
– Robot Wars – build a robot and learn the basic principles of robotics
– Code Craft – create a software application in Python
– Ethical Hacking – practical ethical hacking techniques using Linux Virtual Machines

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