Basic Android Programming

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2019507814

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Android phone dominates more than 80% of the smart phone market share. The Android operating system, with its open source in nature, presents flexibility and support for third-party applications. This has given rise to a huge amount of popularity of the Android OS not only among consumers, but also enterprises.

Android application development is fast becoming an important field in infocomm technology. If you have the skills to develop an Android app, this world can be your oyster.

Learning Outcomes

Develop and publish your first android app in Play Store! This practical oriented course is designed to enable participants to get started with Android application development. You’ll learn how to implement simple applications with multiple activities, learn how to persist data in the app, as well as publish a basic mobile app in the app store.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

A. Introduction to Android Apps (2 hours)

Android App Building Blocks – Android Project Structure and Resources Management

B. Basic Android App (6 hours)

– Basic Layouts and UI Components – Android Activities – Intent – Data Persistence – AdapterView and Adapter

C. Advanced Features (4 hours)

Broadcast Receiver – Alarm Manager and Notification Manager – Accessing Web Services

D. App Publishing to Play Store (2 hours)

Register Google Developer Account – Publish app to Play Store

Trainer's Profile

Hong Lei

Ms Hong Lei graduated from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with Master of Science in Signal Processing, Electronics & Electrical Engineering. She has 12 years of working experience in embedded system development and software consultation.


Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have basic programming skills.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 23 Aug 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.


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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees $501.40
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$147.66
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$55.66
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$55.66
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $149.04
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $57.04
Others (and Repeat Students)$501.40