MicroPython for the BBC Microbit - Level 3

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Overview The BBC micro: bit is a small computing device for children. One of the languages it recognises is the …


The BBC micro: bit is a small computing device for children. One of the languages it recognises is the popular Python programming language. The version of Python that runs on the BBC micro: bit is called MicroPython. If you are searching for a course that will help you gain confidence to explore the Micro: bit using MicroPython, this is for you. This is an intermediate-level course and prior knowledge of Micro: bit is essential to follow this course.

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  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcome
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take the course 
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Prospective careers 

Venkatesh is the founder of Makerdemy which is based in Singapore and has operations in Chennai, India. He has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Masters in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He also has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Venkatesh strongly believes that education helps transform people’s lives and that it should be made accessible to everyone.

  • Learn to write code in MicroPython for any hardware that supports it
  • Learn to work with all on-board peripherals of the Micro: bit using MicroPython


  • New programmer
  • Hobbyist


  • Learners should have a basic understanding of English, ICT, and numeracy.
  • Learners should be over the age of 16
  • Basic understanding of Electronics


This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 


Once the course is completed, the learners get awarded the certificate of completion for ‘MicroPython for the BBC Microbit - Level 3' by iAP.


The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education, and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications allow learners to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 


On successful completion of this course, learners will have the knowledge and skills to enter the relevant job market, with the confidence to explore a wide range of industry-related professions. You can study related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset to your resume. Your skills will be recognised by top employers and organisations that will enable you to land a generous-paying job, gain plenty of benefits, and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for,

  • Python Developer 

Course Curriculum

1. Getting started with MicroPython for the Micro:bit
1.1. Introduction to the course FREE 00:05:00
1.2. Using the Mu Editor FREE 00:06:00
1.3. MicroPython Basics FREE 00:10:00
1.4. Advanced MicroPython FREE 00:09:00
1.5. MicroPython Modules for the Micro:bit 00:07:00
1.6. Working with the File System 00:06:00
2. Working with the On-board Peripherals
2.1. Working with the buttons and the LED Matrix 00:07:00
2.2. Working with temperature, the touch and the light sensor 00:05:00
2.3. Working with the accelerometer and the compass 00:07:00
2.4. Working with Radio Communication 00:07:00
3. Working with the External Peripherals
3.1. LED Dimmer using a Potentiometer 00:09:00
3.2. What is an LDR and a PIR Sensor? 00:06:00
3.3. Interfacing Sensors and Reading Sensor Values 00:07:00
3.4. What is a speaker and how to interface it? 00:07:00
3.5. Music and Speech Synthesis in the Micro:bit 00:06:00
4. Home Automation Projects with the Micro:bit
4.1. Working of a Relay 00:07:00
4.2. Interfacing of a Relay with the Micro:bit 00:07:00
4.3. Automatic Night Light Project 00:06:00
4.4. Intruder Detection 00:04:00
4.5. Home Automation using 2 Micro:bits 00:07:00
5. Weather Station Project with the Micro:bit
5.1. Working of a 16×2 LCD over I2C 00:09:00
5.2. 16×2 LCD over I2C 00:07:00
5.3. LCD Notice Board Project using the Micro:bit 00:08:00
5.4. Working and Interfacing of BMP180 over I2C 00:06:00
5.5. Weather Station Project 00:05:00
MicroPython for the BBC Microbit – Level 3 Assignments
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    Skye Baxter

    September 10, 2021
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    Excellent. This course deserves 5 stars.

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    August 14, 2021
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    Jessie Lloyd

    July 23, 2021

    I gained such great insights to improve my own knowledge and of my students’.

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