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Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate

This new beginner-level, six-course certificate, developed by Google, is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills — including Python, Git, and IT automation — that can help you advance your career. The Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate can help prepare you for a variety of roles in IT, like more advanced IT Support Specialist or Junior Systems Administrator positions.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers, such as Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google (of course!), and more.

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

  • Understand what Python is and why it is 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