Introduction to Python Programming Course

Python TrainingIntroduction to Python Programming

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 4 day(s)      Public Class Price: $2700/person (USD)      Group Onsite Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Python


Python Training
In this Python training course, students learn to program in Python. The course is aimed at students new to the language and who may, or may not, have experience with other programming languages. Students will learn: 
- how Python works and its place in the world of programming languages
- to work with and manipulate strings
- to perform math operations
- to work with Python sequences
- to collect user input and output results
- flow control processing
- to write to, and read from, files
- to write functions
- to handle exceptions
- work with dates and times. 

This Python course is taught using Python 3; however, differences between Python 2 and Python 3 are noted.
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  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite at Your Office How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office is a great solution.  

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Public Corporate Classes - Live Online: Our Location or Yours How It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend in a local computer lab or from your home/office. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

Click a class date below to register & view location/attendance options. You must register at least 15 days before class.

 Register ➥   June 23, 2020     
 Register ➥   May 11, 2020     

  Detailed Course Topics

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Related Certifications

98-381: Introduction to Programming Using Python Certification


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Course Topics

1. Python Basics
Running Python
Hello, World!
Literals
Python Comments
Data Types
Variables
Writing a Python Module
print() Function
Named Arguments
Collecting User Input
Getting Help

2. Functions and Modules
Defining Functions
Variable Scope
Global Variables
Function Parameters
Returning Values
Importing Modules

3. Math
Arithmetic Operators
Modulus and Floor Division
Assignment Operators
Built-in Math Functions
The math Module
The random Module
Seeding

4. Python Strings
Quotation Marks and Special Characters
String Indexing
Slicing Strings
Concatenation and Repetition
Common String Methods
String Formatting
Formatted String Literals (f-strings)
Built-in String Functions

5. Iterables: Sequences, Dictionaries, and Sets
Definitions
Sequences
Unpacking Sequences
Dictionaries
The len() Function
Sets
*args and **kwargs

6. Flow Control
Conditional Statements
The is and is not Operators
Ternary Operator
Loops in Python
The enumerate() Function
Generators
List Comprehensions

7. Virtual Environments
Virtual Environment
Creating a Virtual Environment
Activating and Deactivating a Virtual Environment
Deleting a Virtual Environment

8. Regular Expressions
Regular Expression Syntax
Python's Handling of Regular Expressions

9. Unicode and Encoding
Bits and Bytes
Hexadecimal Numbers
Encoding

10. File Processing
Opening Files
The os and os.path Modules

11. Exception Handling
Wildcard except Clauses
Getting Information on Exceptions
The else Clause
The finally Clause
Using Exceptions for Flow Control
Raising Your Own Exceptions
Exception Hierarchy

12. Python Dates and Times
The time Module
The datetime Module

13. Running Python Scripts from the Command Line
sys.argv
sys.path
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite training is a perfect option for you. We'll come onsite to your office so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.

How Onsite Training Works

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office and personally train the students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

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Introduction to Python Programming Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Python class reviews from past students that have attended our Python training courses.



In this Python training course, students learn to program in Python. The course is aimed at students new to the language and who may, or may not, have experience with other programming languages. Students will learn: 
- how Python works and its place in the world of programming languages
- to work with and manipulate strings
- to perform math operations
- to work with Python sequences
- to collect user input and output results
- flow control processing
- to write to, and read from, files
- to write functions
- to handle exceptions
- work with dates and times. 

This Python course is taught using Python 3; however, differences between Python 2 and Python 3 are noted.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.46 out of 5 from 6 students

4.62 out of 5

Carefully crafted course. Covers relevant material. Deep but not too deep. Has meaningful exercises. The instructor is more of a coach who helps you go through the material. All and all very good impression. Will probably come back for more!


- attended our Advanced Python Programming class

4.59 out of 5


- attended our Introduction to Python Programming class

4.53 out of 5


- attended our Advanced Python Programming class

4.00 out of 5


- attended our Introduction to Python Programming class

4.24 out of 5


- attended our Introduction to Python Programming class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our Introduction to Python Programming class



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