Blockchain and Cryptocurrency for Beginners

£250 Short course on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency for Beginners
Total Duration: 10 Hours
Course level: Beginner
Delivery Method: Instructor led online training
Certification: Certificate of Completion will be provided after completing the course

Course Overview

Blockchain technology is one of the largest growing industries in the world. With a total market cap of well over a trillion pounds invested in the cryptocurrency sector, it is here to stay. With blockchain architecture certain to play a prominent part in the future of finance it is essential that anyone and everyone should understand the fundamentals behind it.

In this course, you will learn a brief history of blockchains along with all the components that you need to be able to operate within and understand the industry. By the end of the course, you should be able to understand and differentiate between different blockchains and cryptocurrencies. You should gain the ability to be able to use cryptocurrency for yourself.

Skills Required

You should have basic computer expertise.
No previous knowledge of blockchain or cryptocurrency is required.

Course Dates, Prices & Enrolment

Training
Method
Dates and Times
(in the UK)
Price 
Online Training using Zoom 22 Aug 2022 - 12 Sep 2022
4 Mondays
2:30pm - 5pm
£250
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Online Training using Zoom 24 Oct 2022 - 14 Nov 2022
4 Mondays
2:30pm - 5pm
£250
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Full Course Outline

  1. Overview of blockchains
    • History of blockchain
    • Introduction to Bitcoin
    • Problems blockchains solve
    • Introduction to crypto currency
    • Blockchain Upgrades
  2. Consensus Mechanisms
    • Introduction to consensus
    • Hashes
    • Proof of work
    • Mining
    • Proof of stake
    • Other Consensus Mechanisms
  3. Transactions
    • Peer-to-peer
    • Forks
    • UTXO vs Account Model
  4. Cryptographic Wallets
    • Public and private keys
    • Meta Mask
    • Trust Wallet
    • Desktop wallets
    • Paper wallets
    • Mobile wallets
  5. Smart Contracts
    • Introduction to smart contracts
    • Ethereum contracts (Solidity)
    • Tokens
    • Remix
  6. Decentralised Finance (Defi)
    • Decentralised applications
    • Decentralised exchanges
    • PancakeSwap
    • Staking
    • Farms
  7. Security risks
    • 51% attack
    • Other chain attacks
    • Preventive methods to attacks
    • Legal risks
  8. Using blockchain technology
    • Centralised exchanges
    • Different cryptos and their uses
    • Crypto community
  9. Future of blockchain

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Course Tutors

The tutor Tom is a professional software developer who has extensive knowledge in blockchain architecture. He has experience working on and creating many client applications. His specialities lie in Java programming with expertise also in SQL databases, Solidity, Python and Visual Basic.

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