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Python Programming Level 1: Introduction for Non-Programmers Virtual Classroom Live July 08, 2024

Price: $1,595

This course runs for a duration of 4 Days.

The class will run daily from 9:00 AM CST to 3:45 PM CST.

Class Location: Virtual LIVE Instructor Led - Virtual Live Classroom.

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This is an introductory Python programming course which provides a strong foundation that would allow students to further their skills with additional education. The course begins with an overview of Python and quickly has students building simple applications. Python syntax, including function and module design is considered. File consumption and exception handling are also included early in the class. In addition, there is an examination of using different data types.


This course is specially designed for individuals with little or no programming background. Those with prior programming experience should alternatively consider our Introduction to Python course. For details on this faster-paced course for programmers, go to:


  • Understand the different types of Python applications
  • Recognize source code for a console application
  • Use the interactive shell
  • Manage source files
  • Fix both syntax and runtime errors
  • Compile and run a program
  • Code statements, add comments, and organize code into functions
  • Name and assign values to variables
  • Author expressions
  • Include special characters
  • Use predefined Python functions
  • Use relational and logical operators
  • Code and nest if statements
  • Use loops
  • Create and call functions
  • Provide arguments for functions
  • Use standard modules
  • Plan functions in a program with hierarchy charts
  • Gain techniques for debugging more easily, including setting breakpoints
  • Create, sort, and use lists of one or multiple dimensions
  • Create and use tuples
  • Read, write, and manage files – both text and binary
  • Work, in great detail, with various string, numeric, and date/time types


Course Overview

Note: the course material contains much more information than what is covered in class, and will serve as a useful reference to the learner going forward.

An introduction to Python

  • Introduction to Python
  • How to use IDLE to develop programs

‚ÄčHow to write your first program

  • Basic coding skills
  • How to work with data types and variables
  • How to work with numeric data
  • How to work with string data
  • How to use five of the Python functions

How to code control statements

  • How to code boolean expressions
  • How to code the selection structure
  • How to use the iteration structure

How to define and use functions and modules

  • How to define and use functions
  • More skills for defining and using functions
  • How to create and use modules
  • How to use standard modules
  • How to plan the functions of a program

 How to test and debug a program

  • An introduction to testing and debugging
  • Four techniques for testing and debugging
  • How to use the IDLE debugger

How to work with lists and tuples

  • Basic skills for working with lists
  • How to work with a list of lists
  • More skills for working with lists
  • How to work with tuples

How to work with file I/0

  • An introduction to file I/O
  • How to use text files
  • How to use CSV files
  • How to use binary files

How to handle exceptions

  • How to handle a single exception
  • How to handle multiple exceptions

How to work with numbers

  • Basic skills for working with numbers
  • How to format numbers
  • How to work with decimal numbers

How to work with strings

  • Basic skills for working with strings
  • How to split and join strings

How to work with dates and times

  • How to get started with dates and times
  • More skills for working with dates and times


Before attending this course, it is recommended that students:

  • Have basic computer navigation skills
  • Prior programming experience is NOT necessary, but it can help to put these topics in perspective


Other Available Dates for this Course

Virtual Classroom Live
August 26, 2024

4 Days    9:00 AM CST - 3:45 PM CST
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Virtual Classroom Live
September 24, 2024

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Virtual Classroom Live
October 21, 2024

4 Days    9:00 AM CST - 3:45 PM CST
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