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PHP & Web Development Essentials

MICRODEGREE ( 3-6 MONTHS PART-TIME )



An introduction to web programming language PHP. Learn how to build websites that your user can interact with such as an online blog or events application.

 Accredited by

CSA: The Computer Science Association of South Africa is a professional body formed in partnership with Google to promote, protect, and advance Computer Science and software development education in the country.

MICT SETA: The MICT SETA partners with industry, Universities and TVET colleges (both public and private) in the delivery of respective learning programmes in its endeavour to address identified scarce skills. Its commitment to expand and improve provision of skills development for SMMEs and rural communities will contribute towards addressing the requisite skills immeasurably.


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 Difficulty
 Beginner

This course is designed for students with no prior programming experience.



Course Overview


Technologies

The emergence and continued growth of mobile technology does not however negate the importance of web based technologies. It was dynamic web applications, making use of new back end programming languages like PHP, which ushered in the dawn of Web 2.0. No longer was our experience static, generic, and impersonal. But now web applications could create a profile for each user and tailor content to their needs.

In this course, we will explore the development of the interactive web that we now see. Taking a deliberately slow pace through the basics of dynamic web development, this course is targeted at those trying to grasp the fundamental technologies that underpin our digital world, while assuming as little knowledge of programming as possible.



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Basics

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Get paired with a 1:1 mentor
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Career guidance and job
search support

Tailored marking on your
code within 6 hours

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Weekly video calls with mentor

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with your mentor

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$599 per month
$1497 3 months up-front

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Basics



Access to all course content


Discussion forum



FREE
Unlimited


Register Now



MicroDegree



Access to all course content


Discussion forum


Get paired with a 1:1 mentor
(learn how it works)


Career guidance and job
search support


Tailored marking on your
code within 6 hours


Hyperion certification


Weekly video calls with mentor


On-demand priority live chat
with your mentor



$399 per month
$899 3 months up-front


Register Now



Course Syllabus




Our courses are designed to help you learn programming skills through practice. Here are the practical projects you'll complete with the help of a mentor as part of this course:



SECTION 1

The Big Wide Web

Start learning how programmers around the world use the power of HTML and PHP to build the very foundation of the websites we interact with every day, and how we ourselves can use it too by writing and running our very own code and displaying our own web pages.

SECTION 2

Communication is Key

We'll start learning how to store information in all its different forms and faces, as well as how to get it from our users - a highly important part of becoming a web developer after all. Next we'll start learning just how we can use that information to make our code even more useful through decision structures and repetition.







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Andrae Smith



Sobane Motlomelo






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Students Reviews




Why Take This Course?



It’s rare that you find a course with a soft learning curve into online dynamic web development, using the legendary programming language PHP.

This course is unique in that it allows learners with little or no programming experience to learn how to build a dynamic website. Even if you don’t plan on becoming a software developer, you will benefit from the knowledge and skills you will acquire, which will give you a unique and valuable insight into the heart of the technologies driving the digital age we’re in.





Handwritten feedback on your work within 6 hours of submission

24/7 online chat with your mentor and weekly 1:1 mentorship call

Full access to tailored course content and coding exercises

On-boarding guidance call with an expert mentor to check you're on the right course

Certificate and professional reference on completion

Post graduation career support
A MicroDegree is a innovative new concept which goes beyond simply taking an online course. This certification is designed to get you the skills that employers believe are integral to get a job in software development. It focuses on learning by doing, and is typically comprised of 8 to 15 practical programming projects with hundreds of additional programming exercises and course content to support the skills needed to complete these projects.

All our MicroDegrees connect you with a 1:1 mentor, to which your practical programming projects are submitted for feedback. Your mentor works with you in real time to improve your code, solve programming exercises, and craft your learning path to match your intended career. Mentor support is available 24/7 online with face-to-face support offered in selected areas.





Prerequisites and Requirements


General

- Motivation and dedication to learn, and apply your mind to more complex tasks in programming.

- Proficiency in both written and spoken English

Technical Proficiencies

- Basic computer skills, such as sending emails, file navigation, saving files and opening files. 

- Note that this MicroDegree is suitable for beginner-level programmers, since it covers introductory content for each concept. 

Equipment and Technologies

- Access to a computer and a broadband internet connection*

- Ability to run a text editor such as Notepad++ or an IDE such as Visual Studio or CodeBlocks, though we will provide you with all installation files

- An email address where course content and other important course information can be delivered.

*The use of Dropbox means you’re not required to be always online while taking this MicroDegree. Even if you don’t have internet - perhaps due to some loadshedding - you can still access your Dropbox folder and continue to edit/update files. As soon as you have internet again, your Dropbox will sync with your trainer and he or she will see your changes. Dropbox and our own website is also available on everything from Blackberry to Apple tablets - so you will be able to learn while on the move.





 

Course Mentors






Riaz
Moola

Course Director


Yazeed
Peters

Careers Consultant


Masood
Gool

Lead Mentor


Sobane
Motlomelo

Assistant Mentor


Jared
Ping

Assistant Mentor






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