Google and Coursera invite applications for Free Professional Certificate in IT Automation with Python

By : |September 15, 2020 0

This is a beginner-level, a six-course certificate from Google. The course aims to provide professionals with in-demand skills including Python, Git, and IT automation.  For any IT professional, they must know how to write code, to solve problems and automate solutions. Thus, focusing on Python, which is now the most in-demand programming language by employers; the program builds IT foundations.

With this program, you will learn how to program with Python. Further, you will learn how to use Python to automate common system administration tasks. Also, you’ll learn to use Git and GitHub, troubleshoot and debug complex problems, and apply automation at scale by using configuration management and the Cloud.

The program begins on September 15. You’ll need approx. 8 months to complete with 4 hours/week of study. It will prepare you for a variety of roles in IT. This includes advanced IT Support Specialist or Junior Systems Administrator positions.

Upon completing the program, you’ll have the option to share your information with potential employers, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google. (Of course!)

Eligibility Criteria

This course requires no previous knowledge of programming. Although, you have to be familiar with basic IT concepts, like operating systems, files and processes, networking and data management. Also, you’ll need to have Python on your machine.

For some courses, you’ll need a computer where you can install Git or ask your administrator to install it for you. The material also requires a high-speed Internet connection, a modern web browser, and a desktop or laptop computer to complete the Qwiklabs/graded assessments.

In fact, languages will also not be a barrier. The course is available in English, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Uzbek, Burmese and Telugu.

Over 1.3 lakh students have already enrolled in the course.

What you will Learn?

• Automate tasks by writing Python scripts
• Use Git and GitHub for version control
• Manage IT resources at scale, both for physical machines and virtual machines in the cloud
• Analyze real-world IT problems and implement the appropriate strategies to solve those problems

There are 6 Courses in this Professional Certificate

• Crash Course on Python
• Using Python to interact with the Operating System
• Introduction to Git and GitHub
• Troubleshooting and Debugging Techniques
• Configuration Management and the Cloud
• Automating Real-World Tasks with Python

Enrol in the free course here.

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