This is a 16 weeks course that provides the required knowledge and skills to design and build a complete Android™ application. It delivers an extensive training on the main Android SDK components and its interactions. The course includes topics compatible with all Android versions up to Android 8 and the source code updated to API 27. Moreover, this course uses Kotlin programming language instead of Java. Kotlin is a safe and concise programming language that promotes faster development of high quality Android apps.
The first few lessons of this course focus on Kotlin fundamentals for candidates who do not have enough programming background. The other lessons focus on how to create Android applications from the beginner to the advanced level.
The features of the course include: practical exercises and labs, easy to understand lessons. This course is adequate to provide trainees with the required knowledge and practical skills to be an Android application developer.
By completing this course students will be prepared to sit for the Android™ Application Development exam, version 8 (exam code: AND-801).
SQA’s PDA Exam
On the completion of this course you can sit in the PDA Software Development SCQF Level 7 exam and by passing it you get your Personal Development Award (PDA) certificate from SQA.
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Learn the essentials of the Kotlin Programming Language and all Kotlin topics related Android applications development.
2. Design and build a complete Android application.
3. Debug and maintain Android applications using different tools and plugins.
4. Thoroughly understand the life-cycle of an Android application and its main components.
5. Use external resources, manifest files, intents and adapters.
6. Understand and use all Android persistent storage techniques: Preferences, files, databases, and content providers.
7. Use Android’s background processing techniques.
8. Build location-aware applications using GPS as a location provider and Google Maps.
Course Outline Topics:
1 Introduction to Kotlin Programming
2 Control Flow Statements
3 Functions & Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
4 Android Framework and Android Studio
5 Creating User Interface UI
6 Android Layouts, Styles, Themes and Menus
7 Toasts, Activities, Navigations, and Views
8 Android Dialogs, Snackbar, Menus, Webview and Notifications
9 Android Storage, SQLite and Content Providers
10 Location-Aware Apps: Using GPS and Google Maps
No prerequisites to join the course. A basic understanding of programming will be beneficial.
Job Roles and Opportunities:
Upon completion of related certification exams you will be able to fit-in the job roles such as:
• Mobile Application Developer
• Android Application Developer
• Android Developer
• Android Software Developer
Whilst the market is always shifting in terms of salary expectations, there is always a demand for qualified IT professionals with accredited certifications attained from IT vendors. The salary margin is based on a few factors namely the whether the individual has attained an IT certification from the vendor as well as having already attained an academic degree as well as the or in the absence of the latter, specifies the type of salary an individual would receive.
As of November 2018 the following rates can be determined and merely provides an idea of what the salary range would be, based on the factors presented previously. The following information was taken from www.payscale.com based on the National Salary Data in the United Kingdom.
How to Apply For the Course and Its Funding:
Step 1 – Funding Eligibility Self Assessment (Optional):
Check your funding eligibility here to make sure you are eligible for the funding to study for totally free
Step 2 – Get Registered (Mandatory) :
Registration involves completion of application forms.
To apply and register for this course please book an appointment for course registration. To Book course registration appointment online, follow the link below:
Our appointment hours are Monday to Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
If you cannot book an appointment and like to apply by Post instead please let us know and we will send you the forms via email.
Please Note: SAAS Application is not acceptable via email and it must be completed and submitted in hard-copy(Paper) format.
Phone: 0141 429 2922
Course Tuition Fees: (If you not eligible for the SAAS Part Time Funding)
If any student do not qualify for the SAAS, DWP or SDS funding then they can also self-finance this course. Please contact us for the price and manageable instalments option is available.
There is further discounts if there a group of students or delegates from the company like to attend this course.
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