CIW Perl Specialist

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This qualification teaches students the concepts of the Perl programming language and introduces the necessary requirements for writing scripts. With the basic syntax and data types taught, students will be able to code their own scripts, interact with text files and debug Perl scripts through this qualification.

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Course Description

About this Course

The CIW Perl Specialist course teaches developers how to fully use the features of the Perl programming language in Web application development. These specialised Web language skills can help you begin or grow a career in advanced Web development and technologies. Candidates who also have the CIW JavaScript Specialist certification and the CIW Database Design Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Development Professional certification in addition.

Study Time:60 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Online

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded an OLC Diploma and students can apply for the CIW Level 3 Perl Specialist examination.

Prerequisites

Students taking this course need a basic understanding of Internet functionality and tools, and X/HTML. No prerequisite courses or certifications are required prior to taking this course or the corresponding certification exam. However, the course and exam are challenging and comprehensive. CIW offers the Web Foundations Associate curriculum to provide the base of foundational X/HTML and Internet knowledge necessary for this course. The CIW Foundations courses are not required, but for many candidates they are extremely helpful.

Qualification

This qualification has been developed by CIW to teach students the skills required for a career in web design and IT. CIW have a strong reputation for providing quality course materials and certification to professionals in many different countries.

The examination for this course must be taken at an approved CIW centre and is marked out of a possible 50. The examination is 75 minutes in length and students must achieve a grade of 75% or more in order to pass. Exam ID: 1D0-437

Qualification Number: M/502/9013

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Method

Students on this qualification are sent all of the materials needed and are also granted access to the CIW online learning system. Students are able to access their course materials at any time and the qualification includes the following:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Online exercises and materials
  • Virtual labs, study books and online exercises

Course Content

This course assesses the following topics:

  • Introduction to Perl
  • Flow Control in Perl
  • Regular Expressions in Perl
  • Arrays in Perl
  • Hashes in Perl
  • File Input and Output
  • Environment Variables and Command Line Arguments
  • Packages and Modules in Perl
  • Object-Oriented Perl
  • Database Connectivity and Perl
  • Debugging Perl Programs

Assessments

The CIW Perl Specialist course prepares candidates to take the CIW Perl Specialist exam, which if passed earns the individual the CIW Perl Specialist certification. CIW courses are examined in either a Pearson VUE or Prometric test centre and candidates must apply for their examinations and pay the necessary fee of £90 to sit the test.

Pearson VUE: Candidates can register themselves for examinations with Pearson VUE at the following page: www.pearsonvue.com/CIW

Prometric: Candidates can register themselves for examinations with Pearson VUE at the following page: www.prometric.com/CIW

Support

The CIW Perl Specialist course has been designed to be completed through an award winning learning platform which grants students access to all of the learning materials and resources required prior to taking the examination. Because of the nature of this learning platform, full tutor support is not required but students so have 24/7 contact to technical support should they require any help.

Refunds

On this course our usual 14 day refund policy applies if you do not access the course. As soon as the course has been accessed (the student has logged in) no refund can be offered to the student even if they are within the 14 day period.

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