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Google Automation with Python

May 7, 2024 @ 5:30 pm - August 20, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

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This beginner-level, six-course certificate, developed by Google, is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills — including Python, Git, and IT automation — that can help you advance your career.

Knowing how to write code to solve problems and automate solutions is a crucial skill for anybody in IT. Python, in particular, is now the most in-demand programming language by employers. This program builds on your IT foundations to help you take your career to the next level. It’s designed to teach you how to program with Python and how to use Python to automate common system administration tasks.  In this course you will learn the foundations of the Python programming language and how to automate common system administration tasks through the Linux operating system. You’ll also learn to use Git and GitHub, troubleshoot and debug complex problems, and apply automation at scale by using configuration management and the Cloud.

This certificate can be completed in about 4 months and is designed to prepare you for a variety of roles in IT, like more advanced IT Support Specialist or Junior Systems Administrator positions. Upon completion, you can share your information with 150+ employers from an exclusive hiring consortium, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google (of course!) and more.

75% of certificate graduates report a positive career outcome (e.g., new job, promotion, or raise) within six months of completion²

Attend class in person or virtually Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 – 7:00pm, May 7 – August 20, 2024.  We recommend that you have Python installed on your machine. For some lessons, you’ll need a computer where you can install Git or ask your administrator to install it for you. A GitHub account will be required for completion of this course.

If you don’t have access to a computer, you are welcome to use a computer in our computer lab at one of our career centers.

The Google Career Certificates offer a recommendation from ACE® of up to 12 college credits.

²Based on program graduate survey, United States 2022

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May 7, 2024 @ 5:30 pm
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