Python for Web Developers

Create a web app from scratch
in just 2 months
Study flexibly
for 15 hours per week
Finish with a portfolio
that demonstrates your new skills

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Python for Web Developers Course details

In this course, you will

Learn the fundamental principles of Python development, and apply them to real-world projects.

Master Python, a general purpose language that can be applied to a wide variety of domains.

Gain proficiency in industry-standard frameworks, such as Django.

Work 1:1 with an expert mentor, who'll provide you with individualized support, advice, and feedback.

Join an active community of over 5000 graduates and 700 instructors, and get access to exclusive events and webinars.

Fully online

Study for an average of 15–20 hours per week for 2 months

Personalized mentorship

Our course mentors are rated 4.98/5

Outcome oriented

Finish with a certificate of completion and complete portfolio project

Why learn Python?

Build solutions with one language

What makes Python important and exciting to learn is its use across a wide variety of domains—from data science to web development, game development, machine learning, and much more.

Boost your career with Python skills

Master the most popular development language to meet the industry's growing demand for Python developers—and supercharge your resumé. Whether you want to work on a side project, build your own business, or simply contribute a broader skill set to your company, learning Python is a surefire way to maximize the value you provide.

Python developers are in high demand

Due to Python being the most accessible language to learn and its application across a variety of programs, Python developers are in high demand.

Why choose a CareerFoundry course?

Work with your very own course mentor

You'll enjoy a truly collaborative online learning experience, with tailored written and video feedback on everything you do from an expert who works in your new field day in, day out.

Get the perfect balance of theory and practice

With a curriculum designed in-house by leading Python developers, the course will help you get to grips with industry-standard framework Django, and learn how to build and deploy a web application for the world to see.

Finish with a job-ready portfolio

Guided by the expert advice of your mentor, you’ll finish the course with a portfolio, complete with a professional case study that showcases your ability to think like a Python developer.

The joy of coding Python should be in seeing short, concise, readable classes that express a lot of action in a small amount of clear code -- not in reams of trivial code that bores the reader to death.

Guido van Rossum

Meet your new team

At CareerFoundry, you’re never alone! From the moment you start the course, you’ll be assigned a personal mentor. This seasoned and influential expert will act as your teacher, coach, and confidant through every step of the course—providing individualized support, advice, and feedback.

Your mentor

is an experienced Python Developer

Your mentor will provide detailed video reviews of each project you complete during the course.

Our mentors haven’t just made a name for themselves at top companies in the industry—but have helped shape it.

A project-based curriculum that gets you thinking like a Python developer

Learn the skills you need to stand out as a web developer with Python development.

Created by experienced instructional designers, authored by industry experts, and kept up-to-date by course editors, our curriculum will serve as the foundation of your learning experience.

Achievement 1: Introduction to Python

1.1 Getting Started with Python

Discuss the uses and benefits of Python for web development and prepare your developer environment for programming with Python.

1.2 Data Types in Python

Summarize variables, data types, and objects in Python and create a data structure for
your recipe app.

1.3 Operators & Functions in Python

Use conditional statements to determine program flow and loops to reduce time and effort in Python programming.

1.4 File Handling in Python

Use files to store and retrieve data in Python.

1.5 Object-Oriented Programming in Python​​​​​​

Discuss object-oriented programming concepts and apply object-oriented programming concepts to your recipe app.

1.6 Databases in Python

Create a MySQL database for your recipe app.

1.7 Object-Relational Mapping in Python

Interact with a database using an object-relational mapper and build your final command line recipe app.

Achievement 2: Web Development & Django

2.1 Getting Started with Django

Discuss the importance of frameworks for web development and Django’s benefits and drawbacks.

2.2 Django Project Set Up

Describe the basic structure of a Django project, learn what features and functionalities Django offers by default, and create a Django project and run it on a local server.

2.3 Django Models

Discuss Django models, the “M” part of Django’s MVT architecture, and create apps and models representing different parts of your recipe web app​​​​​​.

2.4 Django Views and Templates

Describe how Django views and templates, the “V” and “T” parts of MVT architecture works, and create a frontend page of your recipe web app.

2.5 Django MVT Revisited

Add images to Django model (database) and display them on the frontend of your app, and create complex views with access to the model and display records with views and templates.

2.6 User Authentication in Django

Create authentication for your recipe app and password-protect the views of the app.

2.7 Data Analysis and Visualization in Django

Use data analytics tools in Django projects, and create visualizations.

2.8 Deploying a Django Application

E​​​​​nhance user experience and look and feel of your web app using CSS and JS, deploy your Django web app on a web server, and curate project deliverables for your portfolio. 


Python for Web Developers

OR secure your spot and pay today, then per month for months (starting one month after your program start date).
  • Learn through our comprehensive, project-based curriculum
  • Receive regular, personalized feedback from your course tutor
  • Deliver your first web app, which will form the basis of your professional portfolio
  • Get an in-depth review of your portfolio project from your mentor on a video call
  • Gain exclusive access to our global community—plus events and webinars


1.    Who is the course for?

The course is for those who want to learn about Python programming and gain a basic to intermediate competency level with the Python-based Django web framework. The Python for Web Developers Course is available as a specialization course for our Full-Stack Web Development Program, or it can be taken as a standalone course.

2.    What are the prerequisites and requirements for the course?

To successfully complete this course, you’ll need to be familiar with common tools such as; Visual Studio Code (or another code editor), Google Chrome (or your preferred browser), Git, GitHub, and Heroku.

Additionally, you’ll need:*

  • Interest in Python
  • Written and spoken English proficiency at a B2 level or higher
  • A computer (macOS, Windows, or Linux) with a webcam, microphone, and an internet connection
*Note that you will be required to invest some independent study time into familiarizing yourself with the tools you’ll use throughout the course, and learning how to use them. It is estimated that you will need to spend an additional 1-2 hours per week of extracurricular study time becoming comfortable with them.
3.    Which tools will I use and what are the costs?

You’ll be using Visual Studio Code, Python, Django, Heroku, and GitHub—all of which are free to use, with no additional cost to you.

4.    What are the minimum system requirements?

Compatible operating systems: Windows 11, macOS versions 10.13 and later, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, or Fedora (Linux).

Questions? Contact us for more information on requirements for your specific operating system.

5.    Is the course 100% online?

Yes, the course is entirely asynchronous and online—so you can study when and wherever you’d like so long as you can get online and complete the course on time.

But this doesn’t mean the learning experience is isolated or lonely! You’ll have your mentor, tutor, and student advisor there to support you—as well as access to our active student community on Slack.

6.    Is the course content practical and hands-on?

We take a rigorously practical approach to learning. You’ll have the opportunity to apply everything you learn in practical ways. Every exercise builds up to a completed portfolio project that your mentor will review and that will show employers the in-demand skills you learn in the course.

7.    How long does it take to complete the course?

If you set aside 15-20 hours per week to study, you’ll complete the course in approximately two months (eight weeks). If you’re able to devote 30-40 hours per week, you can complete the course in about a month (four weeks).

8.    What’s included in the course tuition?

This course offers immersive training in the field of python development—including expert-authored curriculum, hands-on projects, and personalized mentorship and support from experts in the field. Everything you need to stand out in the field as the specialist you’ll be.

Find out more here:

  • How it works: From the curriculum to your support team, and beyond—here are the details.
  • Meet our mentors: Get to know who the CareerFoundry mentors are and how the dual-mentorship model works.
  • Graduate outcomes: Here’s some of the work our graduates did in the full program—and where they’re at today.
9.    Are there payment plans available?

Yes, we offer two payment options for your specialization course. First, you can save a little money by paying your full tuition up front. If that’s not feasible, you can pay a set amount up front (varies depending on currency), and then the remainder in three monthly payments.

10.    Do I get a certificate at the end?

You will receive a certificate when you complete the course to make your new qualifications easily identifiable for future employers.

11.    Is the course accredited and what does ZFU-approved mean?

While the course is not university accredited, it does undergo a rigorous quality assurance and certification process with the ZFU (Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht)—the state body for distance learning in Germany.

This process ensures that the course meets a high stand for an excellent and effective learning experience.

On successful completion of this certification process, the course is assigned a unique approval number (7410922) which can be checked against a public register.


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