CertPREP Courseware: IT Specialist Python - Self-Paced

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This self-paced CertPREP IT Specialist Python course explains the software programming basics using Python. As of the year 2022, Python is the most popular programming language because of its simple syntax and extensive, open-source library of modules. Python is commonly used for creating desktop and website applications in finance, business, and even social media like Instagram and Pinterest.

No coding experience is required for this course. Through the programming skills and tools taught, the students will learn to solve complicated problems. After completing this course, they will be prepared for designing, coding, and debugging Python computer programs.

Course components:

  • Lessons
  • MeasureUp Practice Test for IT Specialist Python. Practice Mode with remediation and Certification mode to simulate the test day experience.
  • Labs

Duration: Approximately 24 hours of primary course content. Each learner will progress at their own rate.


Designed to guide high school students and adults through their first coding experience. It is written for beginners, so you don’t need any previous coding experience. However, it can also be helpful if you have computer programming experience but want to learn the syntax and basics of the Python programming language.

After certification in this course, you will be prepared to practice and write Python programs.

Prerequisites: None

Required course materials: Self-paced CertPREP IT Specialist Python Courseware.

Course objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Read, write, and modify a computer program in Python
  • Use branching and iteration to solve complex problems
  • Read and write to a file or console in Python
  • Understand Python syntax and structures
  • Troubleshoot and debug code
  • Use Python built-in modules

Lesson 1: Operations using Data Types and Operators

  • Skill 1.1: Evaluate expressions to identify the data types Python assigns to variables
  • Skill 1.2: Perform data and data type operations
  • Skill 1.3: Determine the sequence of execution based on operator precedence
  • Skill 1.4: Select operators to achieve the intended results

Lesson 2: Flow Control with Decisions and Loops

  • Skill 2.1: Construct and analyze code segments that use branching statements
  • Skill 2.2: Construct and analyze code segments that perform iteration

Lesson 3: Input and Output Operations

  • Skill 3.1: Construct and analyze code segments that perform file input and output operations
  • Skill 3.2: Construct and analyze code segments that perform console input and output operations

Lesson 4: Code Documentation and Structure

  • Skill 4.1: Document code segments
  • Skill 4.2: Construct and analyze code segments that include function definitions

Lesson 5: Troubleshooting and Error Handling

  • Skill 5.1: Analyze, detect, and fix code segments that have errors
  • Skill 5.2: Analyze and construct code segments that handle exceptions
  • Skill 5.3: Perform unit testing

Lesson 6: Operations using Modules and Tools

  • Skill 6.1: Perform basic operations by using built-in modules
  • Skill 6.2: Solve complex computing problems by using built-in modules
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