Learn the essential skills and tools to become a Python Developer. This beginner-friendly course teaches students Python for software development with Django and Django REST in addition to other developer tools such as Git and SQL. After completing this certificate, students will be able to apply for the following roles: Python Developer, Back End Developer, Software Engineer, and many more.

This course will start with the basics of Python. In the first week, students will learn about the lexical syntax of Python and quickly move onto more advanced topics such as dictionaries, custom functions, and sorting algorithms. In week two, students learn Object-Oriented Programming, how to work with APIs, and an introduction to web databases using SQL. 

After completing the first two weeks of general Python and programming principles, students will be introduced to Django, a Python web framework used for back end web programming. Students will learn URL dispatchers, querying models, and automating tasks with Django. After understanding the fundamentals of Django, the class will move to Django REST, a Django framework, which covers how to work with images, authentication, and using API endpoints. 

In the final week, students will work on their own projects with guidance from the lead instructor. Additionally, there will be lectures covering interview prep, resume support, and developer tools.