Flexible Skill Fund
This unit introduces learners to the core concepts of programming with an introduction to algorithms and the characteristics of programming using Python. This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge in programming using Python.
This course will be delivered with a blended approach, meaning it will require learners to attend campus at certain times.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include GCSE English Language Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy and GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above OR Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Numeracy.
Eligibility for all courses:
1. Must be 18 on or before course start date;
2. Eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
3. ‘Settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years;
4. Or is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK;
5. Candidates are only permitted to complete a maximum of 2 free courses at a time.
- Define basic algorithms to carry out an operation and outline the process of
programming an application.
- Explain the characteristics of procedural, object-orientated and event-driven
- Implement basic algorithms in code using an IDE.
- Determine the debugging process and explain the importance of a coding
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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This course is FREE to individuals through the Skill UP Flexible Skills Programme. The Flexible Skills Fund has been established to help upskill and reskill individuals to meet the needs of the economy as we emerge from the pandemic and continue to grow the Economy beyond it.
Direct follow on opportunities include further study on the Level 4 HNC Computing programme. Single Unit accreditation also allows for practitioners within the IT and Computing industry to upskill in specific areas such as Programming and Infrastructure.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
028 3839 7832
IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT
In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
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