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Programming Basics

This certification course on programming basics is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of various software development methodologies, frameworks, and best practices. It is designed for students who have little to no prior experience in programming. This course serves as a foundation for understanding the core concepts and principles of computer programming. It introduces students to problem-solving techniques, algorithm development, and coding using a beginner-friendly programming language. In today's rapidly evolving technology landscape, it is crucial for software professionals to adopt effective methodologies to ensure the successful development, maintenance, and delivery of software projects. This course explores both traditional and modern software development approaches, enabling students to make informed decisions and adapt to the needs of diverse software projects.

  • 15 October 2024
  • 30 Hours
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Programming Basics

This module introduces Software Methodologies, exploring diverse approaches such as Waterfall, Agile, and DevOps for effective software development life cycle management. It covers key concepts, emphasizing the importance of selecting appropriate methodologies to align with project goals and requirements.

This module explores Traditional Software Development Methodologies, exemplified by the linear Waterfall model, emphasizing sequential phases from requirements to maintenance. While prioritizing thorough planning and documentation, these methodologies may encounter challenges in adapting to evolving project requirements.

This module delves into Agile Software Development, promoting iterative and collaborative approaches for flexibility and rapid adaptation to changing requirements. It emphasizes principles such as continuous delivery, customer involvement, and cross-functional teamwork to enhance project responsiveness and deliver value efficiently.

This module explores Hybrid and Custom Software Development Methodologies, combining elements of traditional and agile approaches tailored to specific project needs. It emphasizes flexibility, allowing teams to adapt methodologies based on project dynamics and optimize the development process.

This module covers Software Development Process Management, focusing on strategies to plan, execute, monitor, and optimize the software development lifecycle. It emphasizes methodologies like Agile and DevOps, highlighting efficient collaboration, automation, and continuous improvement for successful project outcomes.

This module addresses Software Methodology Selection and Implementation, guiding the process of choosing and applying methodologies based on project requirements. It emphasizes factors such as project complexity, team dynamics, and adaptability, aiming to optimize development processes and enhance overall project success.

This module provides an Introduction to Programming, covering fundamental concepts like variables, data types, control structures, and functions. It emphasizes the basics of algorithmic thinking and problem-solving, serving as a foundation for understanding and creating computer programs.

Algorithm Development, explored in this module, focuses on the systematic design and creation of step-by-step procedures to solve specific computational problems. Emphasizing efficiency and clarity, it covers key principles such as algorithmic analysis, optimization, and the application of various data structures in programming solutions.

This module introduces the Basics of a Programming Language, covering syntax, variables, data types, and control structures. It emphasizes understanding the foundational elements of a programming language, providing a solid base for writing and comprehending code.

This module explores Control Structures in programming, including concepts like loops and conditional statements. It emphasizes how these structures direct the flow of a program, enabling developers to create efficient and dynamic algorithms. 

This module delves into Functions and Modular Programming, emphasizing the creation of reusable and organized code through modular design. It highlights how functions break down complex tasks, fostering code readability, maintainability, and efficient collaboration in larger software projects.

In this module, Introduction to Problem Solving, fundamental strategies for systematic and logical approaches to problem-solving are explored, covering algorithmic thinking and foundational techniques to address a variety of computational challenges.

This module introduces Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), covering concepts like classes, objects, encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism. Emphasizing the organization of code around objects and their interactions, it provides a foundation for building modular, scalable, and maintainable software systems.

This module focuses on Debugging and Testing in software development, emphasizing strategies for identifying and fixing errors in code. It covers various testing methodologies, including unit testing and integration testing, to ensure the reliability and functionality of software applications.



The programming basics certification course is aimed to give the fundamentals of programming. Though this being an intensive program, we aspire to keep the sessions inclusive to a wide range of applicants.
Programming is a prominent domain in IT , this introductory course is aimed to give users the fundamentals concepts of the programming along with various roles and stages in the application lifecycle.
Aimed at professionals who want to enter into the programming domain of It or gain knowledge of IT.
Career starters : For those people who are either entering the job market or are interested in making a shift in their current job status.


Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. No need to have any professional experience required to take this course.



There are no prerequisites for this course.

Programming Basics Certification.


Upon completing this course, you will receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.

  • Receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.
  • Be prepared to enter into the IT & programming world.



15 October 2024

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17 June 2025

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— F.A.Q —

Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
All of our exceptionally skilled instructors have a decent experience of training and industry experience and are AW certified in the respective field. Each of them through a rigorous selection procedure that included profile screening, technical examination, and a training demo. 
Yes, there're Teaching Assistants (TAs) available for this program to help you during your labs and ease your learning process.
Upon completion of the certification course classes you will be provided with an MCIT certificate.