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Blockchain & Ethereum

Learnfast has partnered with the one of SA's leading early adopters of the decentralised Blockchain technology, BlockChainGuru's to provide the market with introductory to advanced development using Blockchain and Ethereum.

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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies  

Overview

This learning program is to investigate the power and use of Bitcoin and other Crypto Currencies.

You will learn to understand how Bitcoin works and how it’s part of the blockchain. We will also be investigating what alternative coins is and what makes it a part of the whole eco-system in the world of crypto currencies.

We will look at the basic theory behind the algorithms of crypto and why it’s unhackable, hence could be the new currency of the world. This program will give you a full understanding of security, trading, mining and where it fits in the world of today.

 

This qualification is designed to:

  • Knowing how to buy and sell Bitcoin.
  • Understanding how cryptocurrencies work.
  • Keeping your money safe.

Prerequisites

It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of one or more of the following:

  • Computer Fundamentals

Course Outcomes

  • Studying this module allows students to understand the history and whitepapers behind BITCOIN and Cryptocurrencies. An advanced look on how it works and how it could change the future.
  • Understand the foundation of blockchain technology.
  • Appreciate blockchain as a developer and a trader.
  • Discussing the basic structure of a Bitcoin block.
  • Know about blockchain mining and forking and understand the evolution, generations, and hype surround blockchain.
  • Understand currencies and what makes it valuable.
  • Understanding Wallets and exchanges.
  • How to create a wallet.
  • Where your coins are.
  • Understand Alternative Coins
  • Security and confidentiality behind bitcoin and altcoins
  • Investment opportunities and mining.
  • Discussion on the Altcoin initial coin offering to the public.

Who Should Attend

This learning program is to investigate the power and use of Bitcoin and other Crypto Currencies.

Price

R3500 Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset)

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during the break as well as various refreshments during the tea breaks. 

Duration

1 Day (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Beginners

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies Explained


Bitcoin has been all over the news in recent days, reaching all-time highs then dropping thousands in minutes. So what is the hype all about?

 

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

1. Bitcoin

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Understand the foundation of blockchain technology.

 

2. What is a Blockchain?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student:

  • Appreciate blockchain as a developer and a trader.
  • Discussing the basic structure of a Bitcoin block.
  • Know about blockchain mining and forking and understand the evolution, generations, and hype surround blockchain.

 

3. What Makes Bitcoin Valuable?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Understand currencies and what makes it valuable.

 

4. What Are Bitcoin Wallets?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Understanding Wallets and exchanges.
  • How to create a wallet.
  • Where your coins are.

 

5. What is an Altcoin?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Understand Alternative Coins

 

6. Is Bitcoin Anonymous?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Security and confidentiality behind bitcoin and altcoins

 

7. Is Bitcoin or Altcoins a Good Investment?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Investment opportunities and mining.

 

8. What is an ICO?

Completing this part of the module will enable a student to:

  • Discussion on the Altcoin initial coin offering to the public.
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Centurion, Pretoria Office
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11 Oct 2019
11 Oct 2019

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Midrand, Johannesburg
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26 Nov 2019
26 Nov 2019


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