Course Description

Starting with Git & GitHub

Study 365


GitHub refers to a web-based hosting service that uses Git for version control purposes. Git is mainly used to keep track of the changes in manuscripts, codes, presentations and data analysis projects. Whereas, GitHub is used to interact and collaborate with other programmers. GitHub can be used to access other’s codes and to make suggestions of changes to other programmers. GitHub contains many features such as bug tracking, feature requests, wikis and task managements for projects, along with incorporating the features of Git as well.

According to statics, GitHub is the largest and the most popular source control system in the world. It is being used extensively for computer programming purposes worldwide. Hence, it has become essential to master the features of Git and GitHUb in order to kick start a successful career in programming. This Starting with Git & GitHub training course is for any IT professional or casual developer wanting a solid understanding of how Git and GitHub work in open-sourced and private development projects. This course pertains to not only web, mobile, and service application developers, but also architects, UI designers, testers, and administrators. This diploma will teach you how Git and GitHub are designed, administered, and used and how to effectively participate in a project manage with Git and/or GitHub.  Topics such as installing Git, managing files, pull requests, GitHub Pages, and so much more will also be covered through this diploma.

Course Curriculum

01: Welcome To Git And Github

02: Using Git

03: Using Github

04: Additional Features

Learning outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of how Git and GitHub work in open-sourced and private development projects.
  • Learn how Git and GitHub are designed, administered, and used.
  • Understand topics such as installing Git, managing files, pull requests, GitHub Pages, and so much more!

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT and programming professionals

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and awarding body

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Starting with Git & GitHub certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Tutor info

Brett Hooper, Brett is a seasoned software engineer with a 20+ year IT career, which includes Fortune 200 clients and the US Dept. of Defense.

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Code S 0923
College Name Study 365
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Software Innovation
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 33
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • Learners must be age 16 or over and • Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path • Java programmer – £35,051 per annum • Computer programmer – £30,528 per annum • Software engineer – £34,671 per annum • Software developer – £30,661 per annum
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Course Provider

Study 365

406 White Horse Lane London E1 3FY., Dublin, United Kingdom

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