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.
|Full Course Fee (Others)
||Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
||SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR
||Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
*Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
*Fees reflected are inclusive of GST (Goods & Service Tax).
*From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to
Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.
All information is accurate at time of publishing.