Introduction to coding – Beginners computer programming

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This basic introduction to coding will help demystify the basics of computer science and introduce you to designing computer programmes to solve problems or introduce you to this highly paid industry. Children in primary schools now have coding in the curriculum because they really are the skills needed for the future.

Course Information

Learning will cover completing projects which will enable you to see the application of programming in the real world, for beginners project we will be concentrating on using coding for Ruby and Python.

Assessment types:

No formal assessments will be carried out. You will be carrying out a number of mini projects


Who is this course for?

For those who would like a first step introduction to real time programming with a view of progressing onto a Computer science course or a programming course within the college.

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop your confidence in computer programming.
  • Learn a new skill which could take you onto a pathway.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you should have basic English and Maths and be able to follow instructions.

Career Progression

Essential Digital Skills? or Computer Science

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Course Details


8 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

£60   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Fee (Adult)

£60   You may be entitled to support with fees. Click here for more info.

Course Facts

Trips and Opportunities

Learn real skills to start a career in programming


Develop a branch of computer knowledge

Extra Curriculum

Develop your confidence

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