Evening course

Coding for Beginners

Get an introduction to programming and learn to code with Python, a popular and flexible programming language that’s perfect for beginners.

Course overview

Ready to take your first steps into coding? Python is a popular, flexible and versatile programming language that’s great for beginners to learn. We’ll take you through the fundamentals of programming and by the end of this course you’ll have the knowledge to start automating simple tasks.

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Over four evenings you'll learn:

  • What programming is
  • The tools of the trade. We’ll use the text editor VS Code and show you some basic terminal commands
  • Core programming concepts including variables, data types, control flow and functions
  • How to leverage libraries created by other developers (we’ll be using watchdog & PyAutoGUI)
  • How to build an app to automate tasks and interact with your computer

Learn in an interactive, engaging online environment

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Learn in an immersive environment and stay motivated, what could take you weeks or even months to learn on a self paced online course will take you a couple of days. This course will run via our Virtual Learning Environment, a fully interactive, live learning experience led by our experienced instructors.

Who is this course for?

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  • This course is aimed at beginners and requires no previous experience, just an interest in programming and familiarity with your computer.
  • You can participate using a Windows or Mac computer.

Course cost & dates


Instalments from £50*

Available through Knoma to spread the cost at 0% APR. *Paid monthly over 12 months. Knoma T&Cs apply.

  • 24 to 27 April 2023 (Evening Class)
  • 12 to 15 June 2023 (Evening Class)
  • 14 to 17 August 2023 (Evening Class)
  • Evening Classes run 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Classes take place online in our virtual learning environment

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