PCAP: Programming Essentials In Python
PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python
Embark on a journey to learn programming from the ground up and become proficient in Python.
By Cisco Networking Academy with Open EDG Python Institute
Mastering Python: The Versatile Language
Have you ever wanted to create your own computer program? Python is a versatile programming language used by big companies like Google, Facebook, and Netflix. Its easy-to-understand syntax makes it perfect for beginners.
Learning to program opens doors to jobs in many fields and can lead to higher-paying roles in software development and engineering.
This course is a great way to start learning Python, even if you have no previous programming experience. When you finish, you’ll receive a Statement of Achievement. The course is divided into two parts, each preparing you for a certification:
Part 1 (PE1: 35 hours) gets you ready for the PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification. Part 2 (PE2: 40 hours) prepares you for the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming Certification. In this course, you’ll learn:
How to think like a programmer – breaking down problems and making them computer-friendly. Creating and improving computer programs with multiple parts. Solving real-life problems using Object-Oriented Programming. Understanding the role of a programmer in software development. How computer programs run. Building your own programming portfolio.
In this course, you’ll:
- Learn algorithmic problem-solving.
- Develop multi-module programs.
- Apply Object-Oriented Programming to real-world problems.
- Understand the software development process.
- Explore program execution in a computer environment.
- Build your programming portfolio.
Experience interactive lessons with practice labs, activities, videos, and quizzes. Finish with a final exam to test your knowledge.
Join student forums to ask questions and connect with instructors and peers. Network with alumni on Facebook or LinkedIn.
Proof of Completion
Get a certificate, attendance statement, or digital badge when you finish. Share your accomplishments on social media or your resume.
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