Announcing: Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate

Announcing: Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate

For the last two years, the Google IT Support Professional Certificate has been equipping learners around the world with the fundamentals needed to jumpstart new careers in information technology (IT). To celebrate the 2-year anniversary of the program, we’re excited to announce that Google has expanded its IT training to help you take the next step in your career, now available on Coursera.

The new Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills that can help you advance your career, including Python, Git, and IT automation. Python is now the most in-demand programming language by employers, and more than 530,000 U.S. job postings currently require Python proficiency, including 75,000 entry-level jobs, according to Burning Glass. The new IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate will equip you with the latest job-ready skills to help you take your career to the next level. This certificate program can be completed in about 6 months and can help prepare you for a variety of IT roles, like more advanced IT Support Specialist or Junior Systems Administrator positions.

With this beginner-level, 6-course program (including a capstone project), you’ll :

  • Learn how to program with Python with no previous knowledge of coding required and you’ll use Python to automate common system administration tasks
  • Learn to use Git and GitHub, to troubleshoot and debug complex problems
  • Apply automation at scale by using configuration management and the Cloud
  • Practice your technical skills with hands-on projects including a capstone project where you’ll use your new knowledge to solve a real-world IT problem
  • Learn at your own pace with accessible online courses

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, like Walmart, Sprint, Bank of America, Hulu, Google (of course!), and more.

Whether you’re just starting your IT career or you already have work experience under your belt, this program will teach you in-demand skills to help you stand out from the crowd and accelerate your career. 

Get started on the Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate today with a 7-day free trial.