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Introduction to Programming with PHP

Description: This is a beginners course. The aim is to introduce participants to practical procedural programming techniques in PHP. The course consists of five trainer-led sessions introducing the constructs of the PHP language and its use, and five practical sessions during which participants will practise the techniques and carry out an extended programming task. Participants will be asked to commit to attending the whole of this course and should not register if they cannot or do not wish to complete.

Intended Audience

This course is aimed at people who are new to programming.  It is not suitable for people who already have basic programming skills wishing to cross-train in PHP.


  • You must be able to make all 5 day sessions.
  • Participants will benefit from an understanding of HTML and of databases before taking this course but neither are necessary.


  • Data, types and variables
  • Program control structures
  • Input and output
  • PHP for the web
  • PHP and MySQL

Delivery:  Trainer Led

This is a trainer-led course delivered over 5 days.

To see when the next session of this course is running, please check our training calendars:


  • To be provided