Advanced C++ Programming Course

About this course

The Advanced C++ Programming course will take you to the next level as a C++ programmer. You will learn advanced C++ programming concepts, and techniques to make your code more efficient and more portable.

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Why you want to attend

You should attend the Advanced C++ Programming course if:

  • You are a C++ programmer and you want to learn about the advanced aspects of the C++ language.
  • You are a C++ programmer and you want to learn to write better C++ code.
  • You are an engineer working with embedded systems written in C++.

What you need to know first

Before you attend the Advanced C++ Programming course:

  • You must have attended our Standard C++ Programming course or already be comfortable with the fundamentals of the C++ programming language.
  • You should have at least 6 months practical experience programming in C++.

Price and duration

Price: R13,900.00 excluding VAT per delegate.

This price includes everything that you need:

  • All course material, provided in an electronic format.
  • An attendance certificate after the course, in PDF format.

Duration: 5 days.

The Advanced C++ Programming course is presented virtually. Find out more about our virtual training and how it works.

Please check the course schedule for the next available date.

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Detailed course contents


  • Overview of C++ and ISO C++11/14/17 Standards.
  • C and C++ differences, portability issues and using C legacy code in C++.
  • Structures and classes.
  • Function overloading.
  • Operators as functions.
  • Default parameters.
  • Variable number of parameters.
  • Constants and macros.
  • Inline functions.
  • Namespaces syntax and usage.
  • The standard library namespace.
  • Practical issues and tips for using namespaces.
  • Understanding and using references.
  • Run time type information (RTTI).
  • Name mangling.

Exception Handling

  • Syntax, structure and usage.
  • Exception handling options.
  • Advanced error handling.
  • Memory allocation error handling.
  • Classes for exception handling.

Pointers and Memory Management

  • Performance issues.
  • Understanding new, delete and other memory allocation
    options in various environments.
  • Overloading new and delete.
  • Dangling pointers.
  • Smart pointer classes.
  • Reference counting.
  • Shallow vs deep copying.

Classes, Inheritance and Polymorphism

  • Inheritance concepts.
  • Multiple inheritance.
  • Virtual functions and the vtable.
  • Abstract classes.
  • Pure virtual functions.
  • Access specifiers and usage.
  • Private or protected constructors and/or destructors.
  • Canonical classes.
  • Iterator and envelope classes.
  • Class factories.


  • Overview.
  • Template definition syntax.
  • Function templates.
  • Template parameters.
  • Class templates.
  • Deriving from templates.
  • Smart pointers with templates.

Standard Template Libraries

  • Principles and design issues.
  • Practical use of the STL containers, algorithms,
    data models, adaptors and allocators.
  • Tradeoffs.

Object-Oriented Design Principles

  • Overview of Object Orientation and the Unified Modelling Language.
  • Class relationships and associations.
  • Containment, composiition and aggregation.
  • HAS, USES and IS relationships.
  • Interfaces and abstract classes.

Download the course outline

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Advanced C++ Programming Course

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