School of Distance Education

PHP Programming Certificate

Our PHP Programming Certificate provides beginning programmers with the skills required to build dynamic, data-driven websites using the PHP programming language. Whether you are a web designer or a web developer using another programming language, these courses are designed to get you up to speed with the features of PHP. Learn to build, design, query and maintain websites designed using a MySQL relational database, and develop the skills required to write practical, professional web applications.

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Courses

PHP is a common programming language often used for web development. Our Foundations of PHP course teaches you how to write websites using the PHP programming language on your local computer. Learn the basics of HTML and how it interacts with PHP, as well as how to combine key programming structures to create a web application. Acquire the ability to create re-usable code in order to reduce the amount of actual programming needed, and explore the concept of user input validation.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have basic computer skills.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

MySQL is a database system that provides access to data created within a database and supported by the PHP programming language. Building on the skills gained in our COMP 9649 (Foundations of PHP) course, our MySQL Design and Programming course teaches you to design and create practical databases and query those databases by using both programming statements and stored procedures. Learn how to use parameters in procedures to refine the data returned from the database, and acquire the knowledge you need to be able to use an MSSQL database. Explore the concept of using data encryption to add a level of security to web applications. 

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9649 Foundations of PHP course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Our Professional PHP Websites course introduces you to professional methods of programming through the use of application layers. Learn the object-oriented approach to web development using the PHP programming language. Explore the concept of role-based application development in order to increase security within a web application. 

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9648 MySQL Design and Programming course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca