Python Novice to Pythonista

Gain an understanding of Python and get to grips with a wide range of interrelated topics with our Skillsoft Python Course.

Course overview

Why choose the Python Courses qualification?

Python is one of the most popular coding languages and is preferred for a wide range of applications. This 4 track Python course takes you from the fundamentals of understanding the language to more advanced web programming.

The Python certification is popular with beginners because of the simplicity of the coding language. It will equip you with the skills and proficiency to embark on your dream career in areas such as software development, data analysis, data science, and more.

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Getting started with python
    Complex data types in python
    Functions in python
    File operations in python
    Python classes & inheritance
    Data structures & algorithms in python
    An introduction to python's unittest framework
    Python requests: http requests with python
    Flask in python
    Python concurrent programming
    Introduction to using pycharm ide
    Excel with python
    Socket programming in python
How you'll be assessed

Your assessments will each take 60 minutes to complete and feature 60 multiple-choice and performance-based questions.


Upon successfully passing the examinations, you’ll receive your Python Novice to Pythonista certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


Python Novice to Pythonista

Study time

110 guided learning hours (Full time: 1 - 2 months, Part time: 3 - 4 months)


4 x multiple choice exams


Internet access and email


Experience with programming languages

Ideal for

Aspiring web developers, Python developers, data scientists or web administrators, data or business analysts, and those looking to develop their knowledge in Python.



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What's included

When you enrol with Learning People, you get so much more than just a course.

  • What's included
    On-demand platform access
    eBooks and video lessons
    Expert support and mentoring
    Interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    Learning People Alumni membership
    TOTUM student card

Learn the Learning People way

Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Learning People's courses and training hold real value in your chosen industry. We'll create your unique pathway, so you're equipped with the skills you need for the job you want.

Why become qualified in Python?

Python is known for its simplicity, readability, and versatility - making it one of the most popular languages in web development, data analysis, machine learning, scientific computing, and automation. By becoming qualified in Python, you will have the necessary skills to kickstart your career as a professional Python developer.

Ready to start your journey?

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    Personally, for me, it’s been a life changer.

    Learning People broke down all the different certifications and how they work. It left me feeling very impressed by what Learning People had to offer and how everything works.

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    I felt hopeful and supported

    Having personal contact with Learning People makes a lot of difference, it actually engages you in what you want to do, it’s more tangible.

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £71,054.00 a year

Junior Python Developer
Average salary you can earn
Senior Python Developer

You can earn an average of £71,054.00 a year

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