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Future Skills Short Course

iOS App Development Foundations

Acquire skills in Swift programming and learn core concepts and practices in iOS app development. Utilise and apply key Apple tools in app development such as Xcode and Interface Builder.

Developed in collaboration with Apple

Time commitment
6 weeks, 9-10 hours per week
Time commitment
6 weeks, 9-10 hours per week

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

In iOS App Development Foundations, you’ll develop basic skills in Swift programming and modern mobile apps. You’ll explore core programming concepts such as documentation and debugging and be introduced to key Apple tools in app development such as Xcode and Interface Builder.

Demand for employees with AI skills is skyrocketing and Swift is one of the most widely used languages in Artificial Intelligence. The number of AI-related jobs in Australia has more than doubled over the past few years and this demand will continue to grow as more and more businesses adopt new technologies. 


Course overview

Learn more about our iOS App Development Foundations course in the video below.

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Course structure

  • Set up your work environment, tools, and resources like an experienced app developer
  • Write and compile basic code in Playgrounds
  • Explain what constants, variables, data types, and operators are and how to use them

Learn with industry experts

Beau Nouvelle
Beau NouvelleSubject matter expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Beau Nouvelle. Beau is an iOS Development consultant with 12 years’ experience building applications

Shawn Sun
Shawn SunSubject matter expert

Shawn Sun is currently an iOS Developer at Contentrix Tigerspike with 4 years’ commercial development experience. Shawn has built and development apps across various industries including entertainment, retail, banking, and more. He thrives on employing various development tools and enjoys learning new iOS trends to ensure he’s able to align

Richie Shilton
Richie ShiltonSubject matter expert

Richie Shilton is a senior iOS engineer at Bilue in Melbourne. Richie has built apps for a wide range of clients, including niche health-focused apps, widely used convenience store loyalty apps, and enterprise apps for airlines. Regardless of the app, he has a passion for creating meaningful software that is delightful to

Andrew Kinnie
Andrew KinnieSubject matter expert

Andrew Kinnie is a senior iOS engineer with over 10 years' experience working in both the U.S and Australia. Andrew has mostly worked for large companies including HBO, NBC-Universal, major Australian and US banks, the NASDAQ stock exchange, and more. Andrew enjoys interacting with students and helping others see the

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