Applications Developer

Meet the challenges of this rapidly-evolving industry and be at the forefront of technological change. Get the practical knowledge and experience you need with an array of practical projects embedded in the program, plus an 8-week internship for invaluable real-world experience.

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58 Weeks


8 Weeks

Program Outline

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About The Program

The Applications Developer diploma covers all major areas of development including Web Graphics, Database, Backend/Server-side, Full Stack, Enterprise, Desktop, and Mobile! Your learning is in smaller class sizes, which allows for more help from instructors.  Plus, practical projects and portfolio hosting embedded in the learning will help you achieve the skills that will better prepare you for a career in the field. Graduates will also be eligible to write a combination of certification exams leading to multiple designations.

Career Opportunities

As an Application Developer graduate, you will qualify for positions such as:  Web Programmer, Application Programmer,  Internet Site Designer,  iPhone Programmer, and Android Programmer/Developer.




Employers Who Have Hired triOS Grads

  • Adobe
  • Ad Films
  • Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
  • Cyberteks Design
  • Department of National Defence – Atlantic
  •  FPM3 Marketing
  •  National Research Council
  •  Philip & Henry Productions
  • Stream International Canada LNC
  • TNP Group
  • Tech Alliance


79 %

Employment Rate*

$ 38

Average Wage/HR**

$ 57

High Wage/HR**

*Employment Rate based on 2019 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field.


NOC Code: 2174, 2175 - **Wage data based on NOC Code 2174 and rounded down to the nearest dollar. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in May 2021.

Program Details

Are you interested in meeting the challenges of the in-demand and fast-paced Software Development industry? Do you want to be at the forefront of the development of new software and technologies being introduced into our daily lives?

This Applications Developer program is designed to give you an enhanced learning experience, complete with courses on AdobeCS, HMTL5/CSS, C#, Java, SQL, Android/Kotlin,  JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET, iOS/Swift and Python development. You will learn how to develop desktop, Web and mobile (Android & iOS) applications, as well as applications that run on servers in the cloud.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  • Training on AdobeCS, HMTL5/CSS, C#, Java, SQL, Android/Kotlin,  JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET, iOS/Swift and Python development (depending on selected specialty).
  •  8-week internship for hands-on experience.
  •  Adobe Creative Suite design software.
  •  Microsoft Office Professional Plus, Microsoft Azure, and Windows are included in the tuition fee. 

Students who graduate from certain specialties will be eligible to write a combination of certification exams which lead to the following:

  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) designation
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) designation
  • Associate Android Developer (AAD)
  • Mobile Web Specialist (MWS)
  • PCEP and PCAP Python Programmer (PYTH)
Course Listings
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Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Adobe Illustrator
This course teaches students how to use Illustrator to create how to create vector artwork for virtually any project and across multiple media: print, websites, and interactive projects. In this course students will also learn the key elements of Illustrator.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Advanced Java
This course will give students the opportunity to learn web development using Java. Students will learn how to create servlets and Java server pages, and how to setup a tomcat server for Java web development. Additionally, students will receive a refresher on how to set up NetBeans for Java development. Finally, students will learn how to build an ecommerce website using Java technologies.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Adobe Photoshop
This course teaches students how to use Photoshop to create attractive images for web sites. Students will learn general digital graphic arts terminology, how to use the best file format for each graphic, to use color palettes and tools to ensure smooth display on both platforms. This is a lab-driven course that provides the opportunity to learn the basics and to expand to an advanced understanding of the product and its capabilities through experience.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. ASP.NET
In this course, students will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework tools and technologies. The focus will be on coding activities that enhance the performance and scalability of the Web site application. ASP.NET MVC will be introduced and compared with Web Forms so that students know when each should/could be used.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. C# Development
This course teaches students the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language. Students review the basics of C# program structure, language syntax, and implementation details, and then consolidate their knowledge throughout as they build an application that incorporates several features of the .NET Framework. Students will also learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various data sources.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Planning & Preparation - Level 1
This module introduces tools for planning and preparing for a successful job search, so that students can maintain a career-focused approach throughout their education program. Students will learn how to research opportunities and network for industry contacts, and use appropriate etiquette when communicating with prospective employers. Students will identify their personal skills, values and preferences for the workplace, begin preparation of a professional resume, cover letter, thank you note and references. Class discussions on various self-management topics introduced in Student Success Strategies will round out this module, which is a pre-requisite for Career Planning and Preparation – Level 2.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Planning & Preparation - Level 2
This module continues to build on the concepts and skills introduced in Career Planning and Preparation - Level I. Students will learn how to conduct an effective job search and identify various methods of applying for work with today’s technology. Students will create a personal list of “Top Employers” and target current industry opportunities, while finalizing their professional resume, portfolio and career correspondence. Students will learn to identify the different types and forms of interviews, practice responding to typical questions, and practice follow-up, evaluation and negotiation techniques they can use to ensure success. Self-management topics from Career Planning and Preparation - Level I will be reviewed, with a focus towards on-the-job success in both learner placements and post-graduate employment.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Developing Mobile Apps Using Windows 10
In this course students will learn essential programming skills and techniques that are required to develop Universal Windows apps. This includes a combination of both design and development skills, as well as ensuring that students are comfortable using and making the most of Visual Studio and Expression Blend tools.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Introduction to C# and ASP.NET Programming
This course provides thorough coverage of object-oriented programming fundamentals in general, and C# programming fundamentals in particular. Students will examine such topics as multi-threading, XAML, the Windows Presentation Foundation, and dynamic data structures. Moreover, the programming principles learned in C# can be applied to other languages.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Java Programming
This course gives an overview of the basics of JAVA and quickly gets into object oriented programming with Java topics also covered include, GUI Applets, GUI components, Strings, data structures, Multithreading, Networking, database driven web applications and Java Web Services.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Javascript
JavaScript enables Web publishers to add interactivity and intelligence to their HTML documents, increasing the usefulness of the things they publish on the Internet. Javascript is not nearly as complex as Java or ActiveX, and anyone willing to work through some exercises will be able to create useful programs in just a few days. This course assumes only a limited knowledge of HTML page creation. It takes the student from the most elementary aspects of JavaScript programming-embedding scripts in HTML documents, using comments, creating variables, using loops, using logic statements and creating functions-and helps them progress all the way through mastery of JavaScript's powerful event handlers.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Android Tablet Development
This course introduces the C++ standard library from the outset, drawing on its common functions and facilities to help the student write useful programs without first having to master every language detail. Also in this course students will learn how to build Native Android 8 applications using the Android NDK. This course provides hands-on exercises for creating apps that can adapt to different screen sizes—including desktop, laptop computers, tablets, and slates.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Python Development
This course discusses control structures, functions, arrays, and pointers before objects and classes. This course also covers Internet programming: Access client-side network protocols and email tools, use CGI scripts, and learn website implementation techniques using Python.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Programming Logic and Design
Provide beginning programmers with a guide to developing object-oriented program logic with this course. This course takes a unique, language-independent approach to ensure students develop a strong foundation in traditional programming principles and object-oriented concepts before learning the details of a specific programming language. The course covers object-oriented programming terminology without highly technical language, making the course ideal for students with no previous programming experience. Common business examples clearly illustrate key points. The course begins with a strong object-oriented focus that make even the most challenging programming concepts accessible. A wealth of updated programming exercises provide diverse practice opportunities.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. SQL Programming
In this course, students will learn about the theory behind relational databases, relational database nomenclature, and relational algebra. Areas covered include the Structured Query Language (SQL) and optimizing databases through normalization. Students will apply their knowledge with hands-on exercises designed to teach the intricacies of database design methodology.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Web Fundamentals
As a student in this course, you will learn the most important topics of HTML5 and CSS3. First, you will learn how to prepare for creating a Web site and all the basics of HTML5 and CSS3. After you have mastered the basics you will learn how to insert and work with links and images on the Web site and you will learn how to organize the Web site into organized lists and tables. Then you will learn how to implement the page layout for the Web site and apply advanced CSS styling. Next, you will learn how to enhance your Web site by creating and processing Web forms, incorporating video and audio, programming pages with JavaScript, and integrating social media tools. Before finishing your Web site you will learn how to optimize it for search engines and how to adapt it for mobile devices. Finally, you will learn how to test and finalize your Web site.
Admission Requirements
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– High school graduation diploma, or Mature Student Status (for more information please refer to the Program Outline at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant)
– In addition to the above requirements, all students must pass an entrance assessment

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