Imagine starting a brand-new career at any time! Can’t commit to full-time? No problem, study at your own pace.
Acquire the most relevant skills by completing 13 projects based on those required in your future career.
Benefit from weekly mentoring sessions with an expert in the field.
Leave with a professional qualification and the guarantee of a job within 6 months.
Python developers are in charge of creating software using the Python programming language. They are generally focused on the back end of websites or applications, i.e., the architecture, unlike front-end developers, who manage the visual aspects.
A Python developer’s role includes:
The number of software developer jobs is projected to grow by over 20% from 2018 to 2028 due to unprecedented growth in the tech sector (source: US BLS). In particular, Python programming is one of the most in-demand skills in the current job market.
Here at OpenClassrooms, our mission is to make education accessible. OpenClassrooms is a global online education-to-employment platform, designed to teach the skills needed for the most in-demand jobs. We pinpoint the key skills needed to succeed in the job market and create world-class online programs to train our students on those skills.
That’s why we've developed this 12-month bachelor-level diploma in Python development, which you can complete entirely online with the help of a dedicated mentor.
This training was designed and created by our learning design team in collaboration with a committee of Python experts. It consists of 13 projects of increasing complexity. Each project is based on a concrete scenario from the professional world and will allow you to acquire specific skills. Your mission: find solutions, produce professional deliverables, and present them convincingly to a mentor. You will be able to directly apply your experience to the workplace.
By completing this path, you will develop the following Python developer competencies:
...and much more!
At the end of this training, you will have a portfolio of professional projects and earn your European diploma for software development.
Software development can be a lucrative career as many opportunities become available the more you gain experience. Here are average salaries of Python developers in 2020:
Python developer salaries in the U.S.
Python developer salaries in the U.K.
2-5 years: $100,000
5+ years: $125,000
By following this training, you will be able to work as a Python, Django, Web, or Back-End Developer.
In the future, you will be able to evolve your career in different ways, including:
To be eligible to earn this path's diploma, candidates must demonstrate proof of one of the following prerequisites:
Candidates whose native language is not English will need to submit proof of a B2 English level on the CEFR scale, an IELTS band score of 6.5, or a TOEFL score of 80.
Candidates must also have access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a microphone, a webcam, and a good internet connection for mentoring sessions (3.2 Mbps upload and 1.8 Mbps for download). You can use an internet speed test to find out like High Speed Internet. In addition, to master the skills on this path, you will need to:
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own diplomas as well as those of prestigious academic partners.
Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Python Developer"
This diploma is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).
This path will be the subject of a registration application with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP), France compétences, in order for the level of the diploma to be recognized by the State. This process takes 8 to 18 months. If the outcome is successful, the first students will be able to retroactively claim recognition by the RNCP. If the outcome is negative, the level of the diploma will not be recognized by the State.
If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.
By following the learning path "Python Developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.
What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!
OpenClassrooms is a private distance learning establishment, registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France.
Once you’ve completed your training path and validated your skills, you’ll be awarded the "Python Developer" title.
This path is subject to a National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP) registration request, with France compétences, to have the level of the diploma recognized by the State.
This process takes 8 to 18 months. If the request is successful, the first students will be able to retroactively claim recognition by the RNCP. If the request is unsuccessful, the diploma will not be recognized by the State.
Contact the university or higher education establishment where you’d like to continue your studies if you have questions about the equivalence of the diploma.
Find work within 6 months of graduating.
Get your money back from OpenClassrooms if you don't.
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Acquire key skills for your future career with real-world projects.
Make progress with the support of an experienced professional.
Acquire concrete know-how and demonstrate it with a portfolio.
Benefit from weekly individual mentoring sessions with an expert in the field.
Progress rapidly through projects thanks to their expertise in sharing know-how.
Count on our solid student community to give you support 24-7.
Share your doubts or queries with a comprehensive network of students, mentors, and graduates.
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