iOS & Android Mobile Application Developer


YWCA Toronto has partnered with Seneca College to bring you a free, women-only, accelerated IT training program. You will become an iOS & Android Mobile Application Developer, receive professional training in Salesforce Administration and Development and complete your Scrum Master certification.

  • Upgraded IT skills

  • Hands on experience with real-life project

  • Improved earning potential

  • Transportation supports (restrictions apply)

  • Certified Android instructors

  • Certified Salesforce instructors

  • Android Certification

  • Seneca College Certificate

  • Job readiness training

  • Women-only learning environment

  • Assistance obtaining a job placement 

  • Women, 16 years and older

  • IT experience in Java and/or C++ programming

  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario

  • Low income eligibility criteria

  • Willing and able to commit to a 24-week, intensive training program

Due to the COVID-19 Health Measures, the iOS and Android Mobile App Developer program program has been postponed until the fall of 2020

Scheduled Start Date: April 6, 2020
New start date: To be announced soon.

YWCA Toronto – Scarborough Location (Skills Training)
2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 303 | Scarborough, ON M1K 5G8

We would suggest that you attend an information session in person before you apply for a seat in the training program – see next tab Information Sessions for dates and locations near you. Attending an information session would give you an opportunity to meet YWCA Toronto staff and ask questions that may help you decide if the training program is the right fit for you.

If attending an information session in person is not feasible at this time, we encourage you review the presentation Outreach Presentation: iOS & Android Mobile Application & Development Training Program found below in the Downloads section before you apply. The presentation will provide you with detailed information and help you decide if you want to apply.

If you decide to apply, please print and fill out the application form (Application Form: iOS & Android Mobile Application & Development Training Program) in the Downloads section of this page, and bring it to your Application, Testing & Interview appointment. You will find further information on how and where to apply in the Application, Testing & Interview Sessions tab below.*

For further information, please contact our office:
Amina Shah, Client Support Administrator — 416.964.3883 x268 | ashah@ywcatoronto.org
Barbara Hills, Job Coach/Job Developer — 416.964.3883 x 402 | bhills@ywcatoronto.org 
*Applicants to the iOS & Android Mobile Application & Development Training Program are required to complete a JAVA and English comprehensive test followed by a short interview with a YWCA Toronto Job Coach/Job Developer. During this interview you will have an opportunity to discuss your specific needs, or fears (if any) or the expectations you may have about the program. You will find further information on how and where to apply in the Application, Testing & Interview Sessions tab below.


Due to the COVID-19 Health Measures, all information and assessment sessions are cancelled until April 10, 2020.
New schedule to be announced asap.


For more information and to apply, please contact our office:
Amina Shah, Client Support Administrator — 416.964.3883 x 268 | ashah@ywcatoronto.org 


— EAST
YWCA Scarborough
– 2425 Eglinton Aveune East (at Kennedy Station)
Wednesday, April 1 | 10a.m.–noon – CANCELLED

— NORTH YORK
Next-Steps Employment Centre-3701 Chesswood Drive, Suite 100, Toronto, Ontario M3J 2P6
Thursday, April 2 | 2p.m to 4p.m.  – CANCELLED




All information and assessment sessions (for the IT program) are cancelled until April 10, 2020. New schedule to be announced asap.

Registration is required prior to attending the Assessment/Application session

Application, Testing & Interview Sessions to be held at:
YWCA Toronto – Scarborough Location
2425 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 300 | Scarborough, ON M1M 1P2


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