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Google IT Automation with Python

The Google IT Automation with Python Program provides NPower Canada alumni with continued upskilling and is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills -including Python, Git, and IT automation- that can help you advance your career.

Graduates of this program are qualified to work in high-demand jobs like:

  • Advanced IT Support Specialist
  • Junior Systems Administrator
  • Automation Tester
  • QA Python Automation Analyst
  • Junior Python Automation Test Engineer
  • Technology Analyst for Python Automation
  • Advanced IT Support Specialist
  • Automation Tester – IT Specialist
  • Junior Developer
  • QA Specialist
  • Python Automation Developer
  • QA Automation Tester
  • Automation Engineer

What you'll learn:

The Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate is designed to teach you to:

  • Understand what Python is and why it’s relevant to IT (different career pathways).
  • Write scripts in Python.
  • Understand the role of Automation in IT.
  • Manage files and processes with Python.
  • Setup your own developer environment in Python.
  • Understand why version control is a fundamental tool for coding and collaboration.
  • Employ Git for version control.
  • Use and interact with GitHub.
  • Implement debugging techniques.
  • Manage scarce resources in your IT systems.
  • Manage virtual machines and resources in the cloud.
  • Use Python libraries to automate different processes.
  • Analyze real-world IT problems and implement the appropriate strategies to solve those problems.

Successful graduates will benefit from:

  • Personal and professional development.
  • Job placement services.
  • Post-hire coaching and support.

Program details:

  • Our upcoming cohort will run from Monday, September 12, 2022, and will run for 15 weeks, including Orientation Week (Monday, September 12, 2022, to Friday, September 19, 2022).
  • This requires a weekly commitment of 20 hours.
  • The program runs on a completely self-directed model, however, you will be required to attend bi-weekly check-ins mandatorily.

Program delivery:

  • Due to current health and safety measures, programs are taking place online through a combination of instructor-led check-ins, online discussion groups, and independent studies. Candidates participate in an active-learning environment, contributing to labs, quizzes, and career coaching.
  • NPower Canada will resume a blended teaching model: online classes supplemented by in-person classroom teaching, study groups, and coaching, once health and safety measures are lifted.

Eligibility requirements:

  • You must be a graduate of NPower Canada’s Junior Data Analyst program.
  • You are a resident of British Columbia, Alberta, Nova Scotia, or Ontario.
  • You have a strong motivation to work and learn.

Admissions Process:

  • Fill in and submit the application form below.
  • Eligible applicants will be contacted and accepted to Orientation which will run from Tuesday, September 12, 2022, to Friday, September 16, 2022.
  • To be considered for full admissions, applicants must attend and complete orientation tasks during the week of September 12, 2022.
  • Once orientation has been successfully completed, applicants will be informed of a final admission decision.
  • Please note: the Admissions process for alumni programs is separate and different from our core programs.
  • NPower Canada encourages applicants from the following groups: women, Black Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), LGBTQ2S+ Trans+ and gender diverse people, people with disabilities, and newcomers (immigrants and refugees).

Alumni Education Program Application: