Mobile Developer

Amp up your skills to meet the demands of this rapidly-evolving industry. Get the technical knowledge and hands-on experience you need to tackle real-world challenges.

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    62 Weeks


    12 Weeks

    Program Outline

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    About The Program

    With this 62-week diploma program, you’ll go through comprehensive development courses such as Web Development Fundamentals, Design & Development Fundamentals, and Mobile Development. On top of those, you will also take preparatory classes, namely Student Success Strategies and Career Management, to help yourself succeed not only as a student but even as a job seeker.

    Our small class sizes will help you get more personalized guidance from our highly-adept instructors. Plus, with practical projects and portfolio hosting, you can achieve the skills you ned to triumph in this challenging field.

    Upon graduation, you will also be eligible to write a combination of certification exams leading to multiple designations.

    In this program, you will also learn how to leverage online resources, including advanced search engine functionality and Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, to simplify tasks where applicable. Click here to learn more about AI and how it is used in our technology programs.

    The program is offered online through live, instructor-led sessions that combine the flexibility of online learning with real-time interaction and support from experienced instructors.

    Career Opportunities

    Upon completion of this Mobile Developer program, you can qualify for the following positions:

    • Web Programmer
    • Application Programmer
    • Internet Site Designer
    • iPhone Programmer
    • 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*

    $ 45

    Average Wage/HR**

    $ 62

    High Wage/HR**

    *Employment Rate based on 2021 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field within 12 months.


    NOC Code: 2173/21231, 2174/21232, and 21234/2175 - **Wage data based on NOC Code 2174 and rounded down to the nearest dollar. Average wage doesn't reflect the starting salary but represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in Jan 2024.

    Program Details

    If you are looking for a high-paying, in-demand, and challenging job in the fast-paced software development industry, then enrolling in triOS College’s Mobile Developer program should be your starting point.

    This intense 62-week program consists of a full suite of development technologies and topics such as design, front-end and back-end web development, Android mobile development, and iOS mobile development. Mixed with a meticulously-designed curriculum, it uses a real-world, hands-on approach to help you develop the industry-grade logic and problem-solving skills you need. These will assist you in mastering software development using modern tools, processes, and frameworks.

    You will embark on fundamental courses covering HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Linux up to UI/UX Design, Version Control and Collaboration, Swift Development, and Java Development. Consolidate your studies with mobile and web capstone projects, which allow you to integrate and apply all the concepts you have learned to build a real-world mobile and web app that you can showcase to potential employers.

    Students enrolled in this program will receive:

    • a registered and approved diploma
    • a 12-week internship for hands-on experience
    • practice tests (where applicable)
    • job search assistance
    • career services
    • alumni program benefits
    • three certification exam vouchers*

    Below is a list of core technologies, tools, and methodologies that you’ll work with in this program:

    • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD)
    • Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ IDEA, Android Studio, and Apple Xcode
    • HTML and CSS
    • JavaScript
    • WordPress
    • Fedora and Ubuntu Linux
    • Git and GitHub
    • Agile, SCRUM, and Kanban practices
    • Java, Kotlin (Android), and Swift (iOS)

    *The courses within the program relate to four industry certification exams leading to the following designations, which are frequently used as a benchmark for hiring:

    • Adobe Photoshop ACA
    • Adobe Illustrator ACA
    • Oracle Java Associate
    • Google Associate Android Developer

    You will be provided with three certification exam vouchers to write the certifications you wish to pursue.


    Course Listings
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    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Android Development
    In this course, you explore the different features of the Android SDK to build feature-rich Android apps using the Kotlin programming language. More specifically, you will learn the detailed usage and capabilities of the Kotlin programming language, as well as the elements of the Android SDK that can provide a wide variety of different functionality within an Android app.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Management
    In this module, you will create and refine your résumé and LinkedIn Profile. You will write cover letters and learn the value of customizing cover letters to specific job postings. You will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge as you conduct a job search and write a cover letter tailored to an ideal job post. Through research, you will create a list of top employers and target current industry opportunities. You will learn about current methods for applying to job postings using technology. You will also gain an understanding of the job interview process, typical interview questions and possible responses, and expectations of both the interviewer and interviewee. In addition, you will engage in practical application of the interview process through role-play. Topics such as negotiating salary, self-management, and on-the-job success for placements and post-graduate employment will be also covered.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Graphical Design
    Visual images, user interfaces and other graphical art are an important part of nearly all apps and webpages today. This course introduces the concepts and techniques used to create and modify graphical art for use within software and on the Web. You will learn how to create and manipulate bitmap- and vector-based graphical art formats.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. HTML and CSS
    This course introduces the core concepts and procedures used to create websites. More specifically, you learn how to create the components of a website using HTML5, as well as provide a standardized layout of website elements using CSS3.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. iOS Development
    In this course, you explore the different features of the Apple XCode SDK to build feature-rich iOS apps using the Swift programming language. More specifically, you will learn how to leverage SwiftUI and UIKit to create mobile apps that provide a fluid experience on iPhone and iPad devices.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Java Development
    In this course, you will apply the object-oriented concepts from the Swift development course to the Java programming language. More specifically, you will learn Java data and control structures, as well as how to create both graphical and Web-based Java applications.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. JavaScript
    JavaScript allows for a rich set of interactivity within the content on a website. Consequently, it is one of the most common programming languages used today. In this course, you learn the core elements of the JavaScript programming language, as well as use JavaScript to provide enhanced functionality within a website.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Linux Web Hosting and Wordpress
    Most Web servers in the cloud are hosted on the Linux operating system. In this course, you learn the basic usage of the Linux operating system, as well as the configuration of the Apache Web server on Linux. Additionally, you will use the Apache Web server to host your own website as well as the WordPress content management system.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Mobile Developer Internship
    At the successful completion of the classroom hours of this program, you will be placed in a 240-hour internship at an outside organization. You will have the opportunity to apply your new and developed skills in a real-world environment. Hosts include small, medium, and large organizations that provide applications and web development services.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Student Success Strategies
    This course stresses the importance of developing non-technical skills to enhance personal, academic and career success. This includes understanding learning styles and honing practical study skills, such as memory, reading, note- and test-taking techniques. Personal exercises will focus on teamwork, decision making and problem solving skills, setting goals and maintaining a positive attitude techniques for managing change, stress and conflict will also be explored.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Swift Development
    In this course, you will examine object-oriented programming using the Swift programming language. More specifically, you will learn Swift expressions, collections and types, as well as enumerations, protocols and generics.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. UI/UX Design
    In this course, you learn how to design user interfaces for Web and mobile apps to maximize both usability and user experience.
    Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Version Control and Collaboration
    Most software projects today use an agile development process to provide timely revisions to software. Additionally, most software projects use the Git system for version control and collaboration. In this course, you will explore the various agile development and project management techniques that are common in the industry, as well as learn how to leverage Git for code versioning and collaboration.
    Admission Requirements
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    You must:

    • have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent


    • be at least 18 years old when or before the program begins AND pass a qualifying test that has been approved by the Superintendent.* (The approved qualifying test for this program is the Wonderlic test with a passing score of 20.)


    * If you’re applying from other Canadian provinces, you must:

    • be at least 19 years old,
    • be out of high school for at least 1 year when the program starts, and
    • successfully pass an academic achievement test.


    Please contact us for more details regarding admissions requirements if you are an international student.

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    Success Stories

    The staff members are very nice and helpful. My counselor helped me a lot to make the right choice and made sure that my sign-up and integration process was smooth.

    Megha S.