MTA Introduction to Programming Using Python

MTA Introduction to Programming Using Python covers this versatile programming language which can be used to power websites, build games, and even program hardware.

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The course topics directly map to the MTA 98-381 exam and will help anyone looking to improve their employability prospects in Python and for programming jobs in general.

 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 40 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

40 hours to 2 weeks full-time study

About this course

Over six sessions you will learn from an expert the MTA 98-381 exam objectives. You will cover data types and operators, decisions and loops, input and output, code documentation and structure, troubleshooting, and modules and tools. There are also pre and post test questions and interactive labs, all designed to maximise your learning experience. The full session breakdown can be seen below. 

The course is self-paced so you can work through each section at a pace that suits you best. You study online so you have full control over how often, how much and where you study. 

Session 1

Section A - Course Opener: Introduction, How to Study for This Exam.

Section B - Evaluate Data Types: Variables, String Data Type, Integer and Float Data Types, Boolean Data Types.

Section C - Convert and Work with Data Types: Type Casting, Constructing Data Structures, Indexing and Slicing Operations.

Section D - Operator Sequence and Selection: Assignment, Comparison, Logical, Arithmetic, Identity, Containment, Domain 1

Exam Tips.

 

Session 2

Section A - Branching Statements: If, Elif, Order of If and Elif Statements, Else, Nested Conditionals, Compound Conditionals.

Section B - Iterations: While, For, Break, Continue, Pass, Nested Loops and Conditional Compounds, Domain 2 Exam Tips.

 

Session 3

Section A - File Input and Output Operations: Open, Close, Read, Write, Check Existence, Delete, With Statement.

Section B - Console Input and Output Operations: Read Input from Console, Print Formatted Text, Command Line Arguments,

Domain 3 Exam Tips.

 

Session 4

Section A - Document Code Segments: Indentation and White Space, Comments and Documentation Strings, Pydoc.

Section B - Exception Handlers: Try and Except, Else, Finally, Raise, Domain 5 Exam Tips.

 

Session 5

Section A - Analyze, Detect, and Fix Errors: Syntax Errors, Logic Errors, Runtime Errors.

Section B - Exception Handlers: Try and Except, Else, Finally, Raise, Domain 5 Exam Tips.

 

Session 6

Section A - Built-in Modules for Operations: Math Module, Datetime, IO, Sys, Os, Os.path, Random Library.

Section B - Solve Problems with Built-in Modules: Math, Datetime Class, Random.

Section C - Session 6 and Final Recaps: Domain 6 Exam Tips, Final Exam Tips, Conclusion.

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Aims and Objectives

This course will help you learn the basics of Python Programming. This course covers all the topics you need to know if you want to progress and gain the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) 98-381 qualification. 

Please note the vendor specific exam may need to be arranged separately. Please speak to a Course Advisor for further details on this. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites for this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This training could lead to a great career in programming. With further training, roles such as Software Developer, Coder or Animation Programmer. 

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Pitman Training Carlow, Unit 1A, Southcourt, Wexford Road Business Park, Carlow R93 VP94
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Swords
Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT

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