/Git & Github Basics (Part 1)

Provided by: Sunderland University

Course Area: All areas

Course Type: Short Course

Start date: 08/10/2020

End date: 08/10/2020

Subjects: Software Engineering

Price: Free

Delivery Method: Online

Course overview

Learn the basics of Git and GitHub, one of the most common collaboration tools for software engineers and developers.


About this Event


PLEASE NOTE: That due to the current situation, this course is being run online. Please register as normal through the Eventbrite link on this page.


Best and keep safe – The IoC Sunderland Team.


Version control is a key skill required of today’s software engineer/developer. The use of Git and GitHub is widespread in the technology industry and using this particular combination of tools can greatly enhance any teams ability to collaborate.


Whether you want to learn how you can use both Git and GitHub for personal projects, building an online portfolio, contributing to open-source projects or working collaboratively then this course is for you.


In order to get the most from this course, you should have a good level of competence in computer science skills (Coding  / development)


Please note: this is the 1st part of the Git and Github course, you will need to also register for part 2 of this course which will run on the 15th October. Please follow the link below for more details:



Who is this course for

Anyone wanting to get into software engineering /data analytics or developers who want to learn the basics of Git and GitHub.

What will I learn

What is Git?

What is version control?

What is GitHub?

What are repositories?

Creating a Github account

Cloning repos

Adding files

Committing files

Git config



Initialising a local repo

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