Web & Mobile App Development Co-op Diploma | Vancouver

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Web Design and Mobile Application Development Diploma Program students are learning the essentials of programming. Practicing web design skills with HTML, CSS, JavaScript framework courses are designed for web programming. Learning Java, Android, and Swift languages are another option for mobile app development. Get all benefits of high-demand job opportunities in Canada during your study.

12 Months
Academic Education

(Part-time work permit)

12 Months
Paid Co-op

(Full-time Work Permit)

Program Overview

Learn Web & Mobile Programming in Canada


The Web and Mobile Application Development Program is comprised of 9 courses designed to prepare learners for a career in Web Application development business sectors as well as with associations that provide different IT products and services to small, medium, and large businesses.

Web Development Courses in Vancouver

  • Comprehensive understanding of HTML, CSS
  • Front-end frameworks such as Node.js and React.js
  • Learning database management
  • Group projects and management on Git platform

Mobile App Development Courses in Vancouver

  • Android app development and principals
  • Objective-C programming
  • iOS application development
  • Swift programming
web and mobile app development courses

Web and Mobile App Development Foundations

In the first three months, students are learning the fundamentals of programming with the following courses. After successful completion of modules below, each student makes their choice to study web development or mobile app development.

101 Introduction to Computing

This course is an introductory to the basics of computer hardware, software, and operating systems. Students will use this knowledge to understand and distinguish between programming languages and their respective platforms.

102 Algorithms, Flow Charts and Problem Solving

Understanding the vocabulary, grammar, and syntax is key to solving programming problems. All programming languages have been created around a fundamental set of principles. This course introduces the theory and practice of programming logic without using a specific programming language, but rather the basic syntax and logic found in all programming languages.

202 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

Using different programming languages, students are introduced to object-oriented programming (OOP), the concept of organizing and grouping information within ‘objects’ used to contain data. Topics will include classes, objects, data types, constructors, methods, flow control, collections, data abstraction, modularity, testing, debugging, and specific object-oriented programming concepts such as encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.

Web Development Course Details

Website and web app development courses will help students to gain more knowledge and experience in each web development language with hands-on projects. This is the best way to become a front-end web developer in Vancouver, Canada. Our teaching methodologies will help you find the fastest way to become a front-end developer in Canada.

410 WD - Web Development I

Students will learn the principles and techniques behind the design and development of effective web sites. As the foundation for several advanced web applications, this hands-on course provides an introduction to web technologies including, HTML, CSS, and FTP file management software. This course will also provide an introduction to advanced languages such as JavaScript, used for client-side scripting, and PHP, used for server-side scripting.

411 WD - Web Development II

Continuing from Web Development I, students will to gain a deeper understanding of web programming using HTML5 and CSS3 by focusing on responsive design, for both desktop and mobile applications, using Media Queries. Students will also use frameworks such as jQuery and JavaScript to add functionality to their websites to enhance the user experience of their web sites.

412 WD - React.js and Modern Javascript

First implemented in Facebook’s 2011 news feed, React is a Javascript library used to build user interfaces. In this challenging, hands-on course students will apply the concepts of Web Development I and II and learn to create fast and modular applications using React, Document Object Model (DOM), JavaScript ES6, JSX, and Redux. This course focuses on structuring and developing industry standard single page applications.

413 WD - Node.js Fundamentals

Node.js is a multi-platform open source server environment used to communicate information between the client and the server including, data collection and file management. Students will use their comprehensive understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and learn to use the Node.js programming asynchronous model, along with data storage and package management, to build networked web applications.

501 Program Project

This course gives students the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge they have gained to create a real-world Web, iOS, or Android application. The students will create a proposal for their development project and submit it to their instructor for approval. Once approved, students will develop and demonstrate their project with a final presentation.

Mobile Application Development Course Details

Students who decide to become mobile application developers will have one of the best mobile application development courses in Canada. Teaching students how to build an app on cross platforms with development solutions is a must for mobile device users.

301 AD - Android App Development

Android offers a world-class platform for creating mobile applications and games, as well as an open marketplace for distributing them instantly. This module will teach students to develop a single application model that supports broad deployment across a wide range of devices– from phones to tablets and beyond. This mobile application development course will help you to start your career in Canada as a mobile app developer.

401 AD - Swift Programming

Swift is an intuitive programming language developed by and specifically for Apple applications including macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. In this course, students will develop a basic understanding of core mobile programming procedures using the Swift language while focusing on mobile application development for iOS systems.

402 AD - Objective-C Programming

Objective-C is an object-oriented programming language. Before developing Swift, Objective-C served as the foundation of macOS and iOS operating systems for over 10 years. Many existing iOS tools and frameworks still utilize Objective-C programming and students will be expected to work with both when entering the industry.

403 AD - iOS Application Development

In this course students will implement their fundamental understanding of both Swift and Objective-C programming and apply their knowledge to develop working iOS applications.

501 Program Project

This course gives students the opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge they have gained to create a real-world Web, iOS, or Android application. The students will create a proposal for their development project and submit it to their instructor for approval. Once approved, students will develop and demonstrate their project with a final presentation.

* Programs subject to change.

Highly recommended by our students

Student Testimonials

  • "I am making my dream come true, studying a subject that I’m passionate about. I particularly enjoy the small class. The instructors are always available whenever I need them. There are great facilities and I love living in Vancouver!"

    Celal IT Manager
  • "I had a great time learning to program at Cornerstone, amazing teachers and staff, the environment of the school is perfect for international students, The content of the program helped a lot for my growth in the development field. This is one of the best experiences so far."

    Carlos Web Developer

Career after the program

Career Opportunities in Software Development

Average software development yearly salary in Canada C$64,872

Source : https://www.payscale.com/research/CA/Job=Software_Developer/Salary

Students will be able to choose a career path that aligns with their specialization (Web Development or Mobile App Development), as well as their personal interest and confidence in various programming languages and frameworks.


Cornerstone will work with each student to discuss their strengths and experience in order to guide them to find a job in Canadian software development industry.

Jobs For Programming Industry

  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Mobile App Developer (Android/iOS)
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Tester
  • Front-End Developer
  • Back-End Developer
  • Full-Stack Developer

Schedule your education

Web and Mobile App Program Starting Dates

Season Start Dates
Summer August 29th, 2022
Winter January 3rd, 2023
Spring May 1st, 2023


Monday – Friday Time
Morning 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Evening 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

* The schedule may be subject to change. Students must bring their own devices to participate in. 

** Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with the following courses. Refer to the brochure below for more information.

Scholarship options are available

Admission Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
  2. Successful completion of ESL level upper-intermediate at Cornerstone College
    • Academic IELTS 6.5
    • TOEFL IBT 79
    • Duolingo 105
    • Qualification for ESL level advanced on the CICCC placement test

** Students are required to have their personal computer

Admission Documents

Online application form
A copy of your passport
High school diploma for a candidate who is under 18 years old
Valid document for academic IELTS or TOEFL if an applicant has

Do you have any questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the full stack web developer career path?

Full-stack web developer means that people who master their skills for front-end and back-end skills to overcome any issue or problem on web projects. The steps to becoming a full-stack web developer are actually simple:

  1. Learn the core algorithms behind coding and decide which programming language you would like to have a strong profession.
  2. Enhance your knowledge of server-side management and hosting technologies
  3. Improve your end-to-end testing methods to overcome any challenge in your career
  4. Always keep yourself updated for the most updated version of the programming language that you use

If you would like to find a job easily in Canada as a web developer, always have the most demanding skills for front-end developers!

Is Web development a good career in 2022 for Canada?

Programming is the core of our future. Everyone must learn and at least understand the logic behind coding. Web and Mobile App Development diploma program will give you a chance that you can become either a front-end developer or a back-end developer with courses that students take.

Do I need a background to study Web and Mobile App Development program?

Having a background is not mandatory for this program as we start teaching the essentials of coding. However, students must be aware that they need to put a good amount of effort to be able to successfully complete courses. Being familiar with programming logic is highly recommended before starting the program.

Is school helping web and mobile app development students to find a job?

Yes! Our dedicated co-op team will be organizing work events and workshops for students who registered for the Web & Mobile App Development program. Most importantly, students can have their one-on-one meetings to check their resume and get ready for job interviews. You can check this article to get more information on how we help students.

Can I study online or in-class education during my academic period?

Absolutely, you can choose your learning method. Here at Cornerstone, we have a blended-teaching method that gives flexibility for our students to pick the most comfortable way to learn for each person. Our online booking system helps students reserve their spot in class for any day available.

How fast can I learn mobile app or web development?

Students will be learning all core knowledge that they can improve themselves during the academic period. Improvement of each student may vary depending on how much time they spend in a day to become a web or mobile app developer.

How much students earns during their co-op?

It is totally depending on your personal, communication, and industry-related skills. Students in the Web & Mobile App Development Diploma Co-op program earn 22.45CAD/per hour.

Will my co-op be paid?

Yes, your co-op work must be paid.

Do I need to know mathematics to study Web & Mobile App Development program?

There are no high-level math skills required for this program. Neither in mobile application courses or web development courses, you will not be asked for complicated math questions.

What are the advantages of studying mobile application development course in canada?

Web development and mobile application development courses in Canada for international students are a great chance to build a new career in this industry. Doesn’t really matter if you are a beginner or an experienced developer, our training will boost your knowledge in any field that you would like to specialize in yourself.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.