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Step Into Programming

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Step into programming

During this course, you will learn how to code. You will also gain knowledge of different coding types and the advantages and disadvantages of their use.

Course details

Course provider: Shipley College

Industry: Digital

Dates: Monday 18th October

Level: 2

Duration: Seven weeks

Venue: Online (remote teaching, learn at home)

This course is for you if:

  • you are considering entering the career pathway of software development
  • you want to try out coding to see if it is something you can do.

During this course, you will learn how to code. You will also gain knowledge of different coding types and the advantages and disadvantages of their use.

By the end you will:

  • know about different coding types (procedural, event driven, multi-paradigm)
  • understand what is meant by compiled and interpreted code
  • understand what is meant by a pure function
  • be able to write programs

Successful learners can progress on to:

  • a full Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding qualification
  • other digital qualifications
  • apply for a digital apprenticeship such as Level 3 Information Communication Technician or Level 3 Digital Marketer

How will I learn?

Online weekly teaching sessions with tutor support for the duration of the course.

You will learn using practical exercises which will help to provide evidence for your digital portfolio.

Monday evenings 6-9pm.

If you are interested please apply for this course here. It will take around 2 minutes to complete. An adviser from Shipley College will be in touch soon to discuss your application.

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