App and Web Development - Android App Development



Only 3 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

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Next date:

27/9/2021 (Monday)


Gain the skills to create advanced mobile applications for the Google Play Store on this 3 day accelerated Android App Development course.

This hands-on course will focus you on learning the techniques to develop Android apps compatible with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and up. This includes topics on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and material design. You will be fully immersed in mobile app development, writing and running code throughout the course.

Your accelerated Android app development training will prepare you to create applications that can integrate with other Android apps, download and display pictures from the web, play sounds, and much more.

You will cover a range of exciting topics which include:

  • Using Android Studio to develop and debug Android applications
  • Applying styles and themes to your application
  • Communicating between and within Android applications using Intents
  • Building complex applications using multiple activities and fragments

Six reasons why you should sit your Android App Development course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Android App Development trained in just 3 days.
  2. Our Android App Development course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more Android App Development. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  4. You’ll learn Android App Development faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying Android App Development with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 106,634 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study Android App Development courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


You will cover the following topics

  • Debugging Android applications with with Android Studio
  • Build flexible user interfaces for multiple device categories
  • Create complex applications using multiple activities and fragments
  • Use Intents to communicate between and within Android applications
  • Create Services to represent behind the scenes aspects of your application
  • Use RecyclerView and custom layouts to display scrolling lists and grids
  • Learn to manage rotation and low-memory instances
  • Parse and display JSON from RESTful web services
  • Use HandlerThread, AsyncTask and Services to background long running work
  • Display search views, dialogs, toolbars and other Android interface idioms
  • Listen and react to touch events
  • Take pictures and store them with the Camera.
  • Persist your application's data using SQLite
  • Create custom views
  • Determine device location and display that information on a map.
  • Use styles and themes to create engaging user interfaces

What's Included

You will be provided with the following book:

  • Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


A working knowledge of Java is expected. Excellent typing skills are also recommended to successfully complete this course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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"Solid course, managed to make the content interesting. Felt like I learnt a lot"
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"For my first Firebrand course this was brilliant ...excellent instructor."
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"Thought the training was great. Fantastic instructor. Loved the idea of taking notes instead of going through boring slides. Was glued to the screen throughout the 10hr sessions. Fantastic!"
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"The instructor was very good. Explained things perfectly and was very likeable. It made the experience a lot easier and enjoyable "
Miles Ridley, BlueBrick studios. (20/1/2021 (Wednesday) to 22/1/2021 (Friday))

"This course was very interesting and immersive."
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