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PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python

Cisco via Cisco Networking Academy

Overview

Learn programming from scratch and master Python.

Learn Python, the versatile programming language

How great would it be to write your own computer program? Python is a multi-paradigm programming language used by startups and tech giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, and more. With intuitive, readable syntax, Python is a great first programming language to learn.

Programming skills open you up to careers in almost any industry and are required if you want to continue to more advanced and higher paying software development and engineering roles.

This course is a great place to start learning Python – no prior programming knowledge required. Completing the course earns you a Statement of Achievement. It is split into two parts preparing you for two certifications:

  • Part 1 (PE1: 35 hours) prepares you for PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification.
  • Part 2 (PE2: 40 hours) prepares you for PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming Certification.

Syllabus

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Think algorithmically – how to analyze a problem and translate it for a computer to process.
  • Design, develop, and improve multi-module computer programs.
  • Analyze and model real-life problems in Object-Oriented Programming categories.
  • Understand a programmer's work in the software development process.
  • Learn how a program is executed in a computer environment.
  • Gain skills to create and develop your own programming portfolio.

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