Software Engineering in PHP [Course]

This course covers today's newest PHP7 capabilities and provides its participants with a detailed preparation for taking Zend's exam for becoming a PHP Certified Engineer, as well as with practical knowledge and experience more than any other similar course. You can find detailed information (in Hebrew) about this course at

The course includes 90 academic hours delivered in 18 weekly meetings, that take place in class, and 180 academic hours (and beyond) that take place at home. The training material (slides, video clips, assignments, solutions and code samples) for the entire course is organized on the e-learning platform we use during the course. Each meeting includes a theoretical lecture together with practical practice (at least 40% of each meeting). The practical practice includes coding by the trainer followed by the students and coding by the students with the assistance of the trainer


This course was developed specifically for people who already have some background in software development. Candidates without any background in software development can still participate if they pass our compatibility exam with a mark higher than 60. In addition, there is a need in the capability of reading texts in English. 

Course Benefits

The course includes lots of relatively small assignments and a final on-going through which the students learn the MVC architecture and implement it. The course includes a detailed preparation towards the Zend Certified Engineer exam. Taking this course, you will gain extensive practical experience and broad knowledge in the core parts of PHP, and improve your chances to pass the Zend Certified Engineer exam. Each meeting is captured in video in order to allow the students to go over the material in between the meetings. Each meeting is broadcasted online in order to allow a remote participation. Each topic delivered in this course is accompanied by specific slides we prepared in advanced. The slides are available in softcopy. The course is delivered in Hebrew. The training material is in English (slides, assignments etc.). 

Course Trainer

This course is delivered by Haim Michael, who has more than 18 years of experience in software development, training & consulting. More info about Haim's experience during the years can be found at During the years, Haim has taught both academic and professional courses on C\C++, Java, Java EE, PHP, Scala, Android, HTML5, .NET, JavaScript and UML. Haim is a PHP Zend Certified Engineer, OMG Certified UML Professional, Certified Java Professional and a Certified Java EE Web Components Developer. In addition, Haim Michael holds MBA (cumlaude) from Tel-Aviv University. You can find Haim's training reviews at info about feedbacks Haim received for his training capabilities at info about conferences in which Haim took part and spoke at info about Haim's experience can be found in his linkedin page at

Course Outline

You can find the detailed plan of this course at Please let us know if there is a topic you believe we should consider adding to the course.

Terms & Conditions
The ticket is not transferable unless a written permission was issued by life michael. The participant is aware of the extensive practice he is required to complete at home. The cancellation terms are listed (in Hebrew) at and (in English) at

Locations & Dates

This course is delivered in the following locations and dates. Please let us know if there is a specific location you would like us to consider having our PHP course delivered in. 

Language       Day                    Starting Date          Hours                           Location                                  Registration
Hebrew          Sundays            14/11/2010            1800-2200 GMT+2         HIT                                            register
Hebrew          Fridays              04/03/2011             1800-2200 GMT+2         HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Tuesdays          14/06/2011              1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Fridays              30/12/2011              1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Mondays           11/06/2012             1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Tuesdays          11/12/2012              1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Tuesdays           07/11/2013             1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Tuesdays           08/07/2014             1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Thursdays         30/04/2015             1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Wednesdays     30/11/2016             1800-2200 GMT+2        HIT                                           register
Hebrew          Fridays               27/10/2017              0800-1200 GMT+2       HIT                                           register 
Hebrew          Thursdays         14/03/2019             1800-2200 GMT+2         WeWork (Herzliya)                register 
Hebrew          Sunday               02/02/2020             0800-1200 GMT+2         WeWork (Herzliya)               register

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Last modified: Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 9:29 AM