Learnit Training
Basic PHP Programming Course
  • You learn in an efficient way all the basic functions of PHP
  • Link with the MySQL database
  • A lot of practice material that encourages further learning after the training
  • Small group with a lot of personal attention
  • Very experienced teacher

Do you want to do more with your website? In this training you learn to work with PHP, so you can develop web forms, a CMS, administration systems or a webshop. You also learn in this training to add more dynamics to your website.

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"Excellent training that fully met my expectations" - Rating: 9.0

learnit PHP Programming Basics

Basic PHP Programming Course

With PHP, you can create more dynamics and interactivity on your pages. PHP is a powerful, open-source scripting language that can be used to make the link between a website and a database (for example: MySQL or PostgreSQL). Using PHP makes your website more interactive, more attractive and easier to manage. With PHP, you can develop many customised applications. If you have mastered the basics of PHP, you can work independently with calculations, web forms, links to a database or even write your own shopping cart system. This PHP basic training course will help you with practical examples.


  • Installing a PHP development environment
  • Writing your first script
  • Variables and data types
  • Use of operators and loops
  • Create web forms
  • Use of Cookies and Sessions
  • Opening and writing files with PHP
  • Database design and link with MySQL database
  • Identifying and debugging errors
  • Case: Making a simple webshop

Target group

This training is ideally suited for anyone who wants to master programming with PHP.

Prior knowledge

To be able to follow this training successfully, you need to have basic knowledge of HTML. If you are not sure whether you have this knowledge, see the explanation of our basic course HTML and CSS.


The course is given in Dutch and the course material is taken home. We work on PCs, but the course is also suitable for Mac users.

Course format

This training is offered on the basis of our Open Learning Method. This means that under the active guidance of our trainer, you work independently to master the material. This enables you to achieve your learning goals at your own pace without being hindered by the faster or slower pace of your fellow course members. The trainer will make sure you stay on track and achieve your learning goals. This type of learning allows for customisation. You are given the opportunity to bring in examples from your own practice and IT environment, which will help you learn even more specifically .


The training is provided in Dutch as standard. The trainer has a good command of the English language. Use can be made of course material in English. With a minimum of three participants, the training can also be provided entirely in English.


Prices mentioned are per person, including course material. Lunch is included in the on-site training.

On location Online
Duration 3 days 6 sessions of three hours
Price per day, excluding VAT € 375,- € 290,-
Total, incl. VAT € 1361,25 € 1052,70


After completion of the training, a Learnit certificate is issued as proof of participation.


The course PHP Programming Basics has been assessed with an average of 8.3.

"A spirited course where you definitely get an introduction to PHP." - Rating: 8.1

E. Conlin, Sisyphus Design - PHP Programming Basics

"Depending on the "foundation" one already has at the start of this course, they tailor the depth of the Basic PHP course to the candidates, which is a very powerful concept, allowing the course to be tailored to the needs of the student." - Rating: 7.4

M.Dijs, Avans University of Applied Sciences - PHP Programming Basics

"It is very convenient that you can follow your own pace. If you can't work something out, the teacher is there to explain it." - Rating: 7.7

B. Coppens, Cartel Autoverhuur B.V. - PHP Programming Basics

"Excellent training that fully met my expectations". - Rating: 9.0

A. Verhoeven, Chromalloy Holland B.V. - PHP Programming Basics

"I was able to take PHP out of the 'abacadabra' atmosphere, I needed this push to be able to build on it myself." - Rating: 9.3

J.F. Altenburg, Stenden University of Applied Sciences - PHP Programming Basics

"In this training you get the basics for PHP, with which you can make a good first draft for a system. You can bring in the situations that are relevant to your own work situation and thereby, within the framework of the training, shape it for yourself." - Rating: 7.9

R. Onderdelinden, Nationale Nederlanden - PHP Programming Basics

"Learnit sent a professional instructor to our company. The teacher did an excellent job of explaining the basics so that our team understood what PHP is and how you can program with it. Since it was the basic course, we can now do simple things ourselves. I am looking forward to a full course." - Rating: 8.4

Ronald de Bakker, Municipality of The Hague - PHP Programming Basics

"Clear theoretical explanations and practical exercises to carry out during the lesson. The trainer of Learnit knows how to adapt the course well to the students. I received a successful PHP-basic which will be very useful in practice. Thanks a lot." - Rating: 8.2

A. Kreupeling - PHP Programming Basics

"Excellent course to master the basics of PHP and MySQL. The advantage of this course is that you immediately see the effects of the material taught in the assignments, with a self-created login screen at the end that checks the input against what you have put in the database yourself." - Rating: 7.9

Stefan van Duijn, ING - PHP Programming Basics

"The added value was that the teacher could also help with php problems outside the course. He was able to help me well so that I can make good progress for my work." - Rating: 7.9

R. van Erp, Van Haandel Metaal - PHP Programming Basics