Python Programming Certificate

Learn Python online and on-demand with personal facilitation to get the skills needed to succeed.

1-course program: $950

Python Programming is quickly becoming one of the most popular programming skills to learn. The Python Programmer Certificate program teaches students how to create scripts in the Python language that manipulate data, automate tasks and handle errors. In addition to that, the Python certificate program covers how to access relational databases as well as writing scripts that assist with system administration. Through hands-on lab exercises students will learn to use the IDLE integrated development environment.

When students complete the Python Programming Certificate program, they will be prepared to take the entry-level Python Certification exam if they so choose. Students also will possess an adequate skillset to gain entry-level employment in a role that utilizes their python skills. Even entry-level Python programmers are compensated well, with starting salaries ranging from $41,000 - $70,000 with opportunities to earn more with standard career and python skill advancement.

Our personally facilitated on-demand learning environment gives students the ability to work within their schedule and also learn at their own pace to ensure a profound understanding of Python. The Python Programming Certificate program uses videos, hands-on lab exercises and one-on-one facilitation to enable cross-channel learning and tools to grow the Python skillset. Our unique approach to student success includes a person Python instructor to assure that student courses are completed on time and with a solid understanding of both video and lecture content. Dedicated Python instructors can also be a resource for questions and provide assistance with a lab work. Learn more about on-demand training here.

At Bright Star we are happy to help assess your personal career goals related to Python Programming or any of our other certificate programs. Reach out to get in touch with a Course Advisor at 978.256.9077, or you may request information here.

Program Overview

  • Writing Python programs
  • Working with Python's built-in objects
  • Reading and writing files
  • Communicating with database's
  • Creating structured data with Lists, Tuples, Sets and Dictionaries
  • Using exceptions to gracefully handle errors
  • Testing program features using Test Driven Development
  • Writing applications with Graphical User Interfaces
  • Writing clear and concise Regular Expressions
  • Organizing code with Functions and Classes


Students who lack industrial programming experience may elect to attend the Introduction to Programming Concepts course at no additional charge.

Required Courses Duration PDF
Python Programming 28 hours

Getting Started

Feel free to call us to discuss your desired curriculum – one of our advisors will be happy to discuss your training objectives and confirm that your goals and selected courses align. Your advisor will assist you in customizing the appropriate track to your personal situation.

After enrollment and speaking to your advisor, payment can be made anytime prior to your chosen start date for your first course. For multi-course certificate programs, you may pay for each course as you start it (pay as you go). Financing is also available.

  • You will receive electronic copies of the student and lab guides.
  • Login credentials will be sent to you for the lecture portions and lab portions of class.
  • A personal facilitator will be assigned to you for each course, assisting with questions or lab issues that arise during your training.
  • You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of class.
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees.


About Our Online Training Platform

  • Courses are designed to be a combination of lecture and comprehensive problem solving lab exercises
  • You are provided login credentials to view the course on any device whether it be a phone, tablet or computer
  • You receive electronic copies of the student and lab guides for each course
  • Lab exercises are performed via a dedicated lab machine
  • An instructor is assigned to assist you in completing lab exercises and to help with any questions about the course content
  • Our support team provides you with course selection guidance, personal course setup assistance and technical support
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees
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