Python Scrapy: Scrape Web Data Using Python

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Python Scrapy: Scrape Web Data Using Python:

Python Scrapy: Scrape Web Data Using Python

Course Overview

Scrapy is an open source and collaborative framework for the Python programming language. It is mainly used to extract data from websites in a fast, simple and extensible way. It was originally designed for web scraping, however, it can be used to scrape data using APis or as a web crawler for general purposes as well. Scrapy is a very handy framework that allows to crawl websites without having to face issues such as threads, processes and synchronizations. It is also considered to be a very efficient framework that helps solve many frequent issues faced by developers such as redirections, preserving sessions, auto-throttling and many more.

Scrapy has a reputation for being a popular library among the Python libraries. It has made scraping data from websites a simple issue. Possessing the relevant knowledge and skills related to scrapy can be rewarding if you have plans to kick start a career in programming or to progress further in your career. This Python Scrapy: Scrape Web Data Using Python course will teach you how to scrape data using XPath or CSS. This course will also help enlighten you with regards to Scrapy, how to install it and how to use it. On the completion of this course, you will be able to successfully target specific elements on a webpage, whether the element is standing alone or in a list, retrieve a group of those elements or just one and to pull down specific types of data.

Course Curriculum

1: Module Introduction

2: Scrapy Introduction

3: Text Extraction

4: Scrapy Execution

5: Scraping with CSS

6: Another XPath Scrape

7: Project Instructions

8: Project Solution

9: Module Summary

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT professionals

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and awarding body

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Python Scrapy: Scrape web data using Python certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Progression and career path

This certificate in Python scrapy: scrape web data using Python can be used to further improve your candidature for various job positions in the IT and programming field. This course can also be used to win progressive opportunities such as job promotions and salary increments offered by your organization.

  • Web developer – £24,904 per annum
  • Web designer – £22,780 per annum
  • Website manager – £24,291 per annum
  • Senior web developer – £37,311 per annum

Additional entry requirements

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

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Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

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Non-accredited external qualification


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

1 hour


Beginner Intermediate Advanced

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Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

365 days

£199 ( 85% off )

per course

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