Learn Python with our Python Track

Interactive – learn faster by coding, not watching lectures

Free tier – no-strings-attached 7-day free trial

Learn Python – one of the most highly paid, in-demand and employable languages

Why should you learn Python?

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Python, an open-source programming language that’s been growing in popularity for over 20 years, is today used by thousands of companies to deliver efficient, and reliable software. Python tends to excel in more advanced fields like machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Open-source projects like Tensorflow and the Electrum Bitcoin wallet are written in Python, and as a result, the market for Python developers has been growing steadily. Backend web applications, CLI scripts, image classifiers, and DevOps tools are just some of the real-world applications being written in Python by major tech companies.

Stack Overflow’s 2020 report on Python:

$120,000 average salary

Growing in popularity — Most used language for AI and machine learning

Loved by coders — 3rd most loved language

We love Python because it is:

Simple & quick to learn — Python reads like English and lets you get to the meat of the logic faster

Modern — Python 3 is the latest version and it’s what we teach in all our courses

Attractive to employers — Python is still on the rise year over year with more and more open positions

Still not sold on Python? Check out more of our Python content here

Learn Python with Qvault

275+ lessons

Over 275 lessons covering all the basics of the Python language. We’ll also teach you why companies are using Python along the way.

And once you’ve completed it, you earn a free certificate proving your skills.

Learn Python by coding

Lectures are comfortable but don’t get you the interactive coding skills you need.

Each of our lessons features interactive coding challenges or multiple-choice questions.

Your pace, your choice

Browser-based. No downloads. No deadlines. Complete autonomy.

Become a Python programmer, at your own pace.

A Python Course with Certificates

Every course you complete in the Qvault app comes with a downloadable certificate you can share online or attach to a CV. You can even link to your portfolio page so any recruiters can see every course you complete all in one place, like a computer science trophy cabinet.

We’ll help you reach your specific goals

Our courses form an entire linear curriculum designed to take you from wherever you’re at, to CS grad-level, on your own terms. Either take just the one course you’re interested in, our complete Python Track, or our complete course selection.

Course 1: Python Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Intro to Python

  • The Zen of Python
  • Why pick Python?
  • Commenting code
  • Code samples

Chapter 2: Variables

  • Strings and string indexing
  • Movie review app
  • Flooring and exponents
  • Binary logic

Chapter 3: Lists and Loops

  • Organizing data into lists
  • Looping options
  • Appending and removing values
  • Slicing and dicing

Chapter 4: Comparisons

  • If-else
  • Elif
  • Matrices
  • None types

Chapter 5: Functions

  • Main and entrypoints
  • Ordering in function definitions
  • Multiple returns
  • Recursion
  • Naked returns

Chapter 6: Dictionaries and Sets

  • Ordered types
  • Iterating
  • Access and deletion
  • Movie review app practice

What you’ll learn in our Python Fundamentals course

  • Pythons’s special data types and variable quirks
  • Pythons special syntax quirks
  • Using functions and recurstion in Python
  • Understand basic syntax and unique language features
  • Grasp the purpose of dynamic typing when delivering real-world software
  • Build the components of a real-life application, a movie review app
  • Learn about data structures like Lists, Dictionaries, and Sets. You’ll need to know them for courses later in our CS curriculum
  • Learn why Python is one of the most-loved languages in the world

And beyond the fundamentals, our Python Track also teaches:

Course 2: Big O Algorithms

CS math, exponents, and logarithms

Big O categories including O(n^2), O(log(n)), O(2^n)

Bubble, merge, insertion, and quick sorting

Why different with big O classes matter

Prime factorization

Fixing quick sort’s issues, and learning how it is used practically

Polynomial-time, P

Non-deterministic polynomial time, NP

The Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP)

NP-complete, and NP-hard

Course 3: Big O Data Structures

Data structures used in big O

Lists and list indexing

Stack theory, stack classes, and implementation examples

Pros and cons with LIFO & FIFO

Stacks vs queues and queue class implementation

Binary search trees

Red-black trees

Unbalanced vs balanced trees

How hashmaps work and hashmap class implementation

Graphs and adjacency lists

Depth-first search and breadth-first search

Course 4: Advanced Algorithms

How real companies build technologies like Google Maps

Why different algorithms are used in game development

How to optimize algorithms using caching techniques

Heuristics and AI fundamentals

Pathfinding best practices

Profit optimization for businesses

Get educated, get a job

If you choose to opt-in, our recruitment portal puts you in contact with recruiters and employers looking to take on new developers, to help you land a coding job.

What employers say about Qvault

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Jacob Jenne

CTO at Nuvi – Utah, USA

As an employer, it’s important for me to find engineers who understand the core principles of computer science. I need employees who have been exposed to all kinds of data structures and algorithms. Qvault offers these courses in a way that makes it easy to learn and advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in upgrading to get full access to our computer science courses, but unsure what that entails?

What’s the difference between Basic and Pro?

A Basic account is, well, basic. You can demo Pro features on the first 6 exercises of each course (such as our Python courses). But after that, if you’re on a Basic plan, you’ll only be able to read the course material and play in the code sandbox. You won’t get access to feedback on your code know if you got the right answers.

Qvault Pro has everything in Basic, plus all the advanced tools, content, solutions, and certifications that you need to make your learning faster.

A Pro account lets you practice much more efficiently by getting instant verification of all your code solutions. If you get stuck, you can use the “cheat” feature to take a look at the solution and quickly see what’s holding you up.

Additionally, one of the biggest benefits our Pro subscribers get is access to free certificates of completion when they finish a course. Showing off your work to employers is a quick way to get that high-paying tech job

For a full list of the differences between Pro and Basic, view our Pricing page.

Do you offer any discounts?

Our top priority is improving the courses, the app, and your experience — so your feedback is super valuable to us.

If you’re happy to help us keep improving our courses to be the best they can be, we’re currently offering a 25% discount to anyone who completes this feedback form. When you’re finished with the survey you’ll be given a coupon code!

Do I need to know how to code in Python before signing up?

Most students with minimal coding experience take our Python course without too much issue.

If you’re a complete beginner to coding, you may want to take our Basic Intro to Coding with JavaScript course first, and you get access to all our courses with a Pro subscription. We recommend you take our computer science course curriculum in order, as we have designed it to take you from beginner to qualified computer science grad.

Why should I upgrade to Qvault Pro?

I built Qvault based on the lessons I’ve been learning as a technical hiring manager, so everything we do here is designed to lead you to a high-paying Python programming job. If you’re ready to accelerate your Python learning and apply your Python skills to real-world scenarios, then Qvault Pro is for you.

Aside from the direct benefits, if you like what we’re building here at Qvault, your support helps us improve the platform.

How easy is it to cancel my subscription if I don’t like it?

We do our best to be transparent about pricing, and never want anyone keeping a subscription they don’t use. You can cancel your subscription any time from your settings page and you won’t be billed again.

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Ready to start your journey and learn Python?

Now it’s time for you to start your Python programming journey, increase your salary, and build the next stage of your advanced career.

Try the first six lessons of our Python course completely free, and if you’re enjoying it, get full access to all of our courses with a 7-day free trial. Cancel at any time.