Coding Skills for Job Seekers
Learn coding in Python to open up new job opportunities

What you will learn

The value of coding

Basics of programming in Python

Writing entire programs in Python

How to find coding-related jobs

Description

Are you eager to embark on a journey into the world of programming? Look no further! Our “Coding Skills for Job Seekers” course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in Python, one of the most beginner-friendly and versatile programming languages, and with the skills to start entry level ITΒ jobs. The course will get you to a point at which you have basic understanding and the relevant coding skills needed to program simple tasks.

The course is suitable for beginners and is a quick start into the world of programming. You will see the basic concepts and functionality of Python explained and you will find exercises that test if you have acquired the necessary skills.


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By the end of the course you will be able to start entry level ITΒ jobs and build on the basic knowledge of this course.

No prior programming experience is required. All you need is a computer, internet access, and a passion for learning. You don’t need to install any software, we will show you a free way to write your programming code in a browser window. Our “Coding Skills for Job Seekers” course is self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own speed.

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Content

Introduction

Introduction
Introduction to Python

Setting up your Developer Environment

Developing in your Browser: repl.it
Summary: repl.it
Writing your first program
Summary: print() and comments
Write Hello World

Variables

Introduction to variables
Summary: Variables
Integers
Summary: Integers
Multiplying integers
Strings
Summary: Strings
Strings and Concatenation
Floats
Summary: Floats
Printing the sum of two floats

Input and Type Conversion

Task: Individualized Greetings
Solution: Individualized Greetings
Input
Task: Converting User Input
Summary: Input
Solution: Converting User Input
Type Conversion

Conditionals and Booleans

Task: Check the age
The if and else statement
Solution: Check the age
Summary: if and else
Booleans
Summary: Booleans

Loops

Task: Countdown
While Loops
Solution: Countdown
Summary: While Loops
Task: Countdown with For-Loop
For Loops
Solution: Countdown with For-Loop
Summary: For Loops
Loops inside Loops
Summary: Loops inside Loops

More Variables

Lists
Summary: Lists
Dictionaries
Summary: Dictionaries
Constants
Summary: Constants

Functions

Basic functions
Summary: Basic Functions
Scope of a Variable
Summary: Scope of a Variable
Task: Function to Greet
Solution: Function to Greet
More Advanced Functions
Summary: More Advanced Functions

Introduction to Modules

Modules Explained
Summary: Modules
The randint() function
Summary: randint()
Recursion
Summary: Recursion
Task: Recursion
Solution: Recursion
The Modulo Operator
Summary: Modulo
Summary: Other Modules

Bug Fixing

Summary: Bug Fixing
Task: Fix the Code
Solution: Fix the Code