Learn the basics of computer programming and write your first programme in Python! As one of the easiest programming languages to pick up, Python makes a great entry point for beginners. With this course, master the basics of computer programming in a language widely embraced by top companies like Google and Netflix.
In this foundational course, you will learn the essentials of Python and key programming concepts such as data types and variables, file handling, functions and many more. Then, apply these skills to help you write your very own computer program in Python.
Participants are to bring their own laptop for hands-on exercises.
The course trainer will share the installation setup files for Python and the source code editor in the class.
By the end of this course, participants will have learnt about:
data types and variables
expressions and statements
input / output
decision making and repetition
strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries
handling of files (text files, spreadsheets)
functions, modules and packages
Who should attend?
General public or individuals with keen interest in learning computer programming.
Basic IT literacy. No prior knowledge of programming is needed for this course.
Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of the attendance requirement.