National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

The main objective of this course is to introduce students to writing scripts using Python. The course maps to the Python Institute PCAP (Python Certified Associate in Programming) certification exam with emphasis on networking programming. Topics covered in this course include lists, strings, dictionaries, functions, recursion, file processing, using modules, object-oriented programming and exception handling.

Learning Objectives

Describe and use Python literals, variables, strings and numerical operators.
Explain and use decision, loops, lists and strings.
Describe and write functions, tuples and dictionaries.
Explain and use modules, packages, exception handling and string methods.
Explain and use object-oriented programming, methods, inheritance, exceptions and file processing

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.