Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op

Full-time Post-Secondary Diploma
Jan, May, Sep
Please See Program Overview
Dom. $ Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts
Int. Final International Tuition after Discounts
Full-time Post-Secondary Diploma
Jan, May, Sep
Dom.$ Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts
Please See Program Overview
Int. Final International Tuition after Discounts

Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op

In this practical, hands-on Full-Stack web application development program, students will learn how to design, create, maintain, and deploy enterprise-level web applications solutions using modern software development frameworks and methods to become an industry-ready Full-Stack Web Developer.

Program Description

This program begins with teaching students the ground-level fundamental knowledge and technical proficiencies required to build a strong software development foundation. Students will be lead through a series of increasingly technically challenging courses to produce a program graduate with an intermediate skillset in software and web application development.

Why study this program?

This program will train students in a wide variety of programming and software development technologies including HTML5, CSS, BootStrap, JavaScript, NodeJS, Express JS, Python Programming, Oracle Apex, Oracle Databases, Django, React JS and many more. 

Qualification: Campus:







Work Experience

The co-op work experience placement represents 50% of the overall program duration (1040 hours). You will get the opportunity to apply your newly acquired skills within the industry through paid work experience.

Develop your skills and expertise to advance yourself in a successful career


PTIB Approved Program

The User Experience and Interactive Design program was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.


This program is eligible for StudentAid BC (domestic students only)

Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op

This program is tailored to individuals who are passionate about the technology industry and want to improve their skills to take on new opportunities.

Program Courses:

Introduction to Computer Systems and Server Administration

  • The initial half of this course will begin with an introduction into the software, hardware and operating system components of modern PCs and computer workstations.  Students will learn the fundamentals of computer administration, maintenance, monitoring and troubleshooting to acquire the skills required to install and configure desktop computers and other devices in a business environment.
  • Foundational topics include OS architecture, File and disk management, BIOS, UEFI, and multi-boot, Virtual machines, Software installation/removal, Performance tuning, Data protection, backup, and troubleshooting, Networking and security basics
  • Students will then advance to learn how to install and configure Windows Server 2016 for use as a networked enterprise operating system. The installation and configuration of Active Directory, Domain Name Services (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and virtualization services with be emphasized within this segment of the course.

Introduction to Data Communication and Networking

  • In this course students will begin with learning the foundations of computer networking technologies required for basic network configuration and management, including the OSI Model, the TCP/IP protocol suite, IPv4/IPv6 addressing and subnetting, cable mediums, routing and switching, wireless, data flows, connectivity troubleshooting, and basic network device configuration.

  • Students will learn to use network simulation software to practice designing, configuring, and troubleshooting different LAN/WAN network and network device implementations.
  • Networking concepts such as VLANs, Inter-VLAN routing, IGP, OSPF, STP, network security, cloud computing, basic network programmability and automation will also be presented to students in this course.

Website Development

  • This course will teach students the concepts and methodologies of front-end web development including HTML5 (Hypertext Markup Language), CSS3 (Cascading Style Sheets), Bootstrap, and JavaScript to create highly responsive and interactive, mobile and tablet friendly websites.

  • Students will perform the initial task of using HTML5 to create a basic website content structure, layout, and related components before moving onto incorporating responsive design elements with CSS3 using selectors and combinators, the Box Object Model, positioning, animations and advanced design layouts with CSS Grid, Flexbox, and the Bootstrap framework.

  • Lastly, students will incorporate the use of JavaScript for manipulating the DOM (Document Object Model) to create dynamic website features and to perform basic form validation.

Introduction to Database Management Systems (DBMS)

  • In this practical, exercise-driven database course, students will learn the concepts of the modeling and design of Relational Database schemas using enterprise data modeling and mapping tools. Concepts including technical requirements analysis, relationship identification, entity mapping, data normalization and validation will be strongly emphasized within this course.

  • Additionally, students will learn how to interact with relational database systems using the SQL (Structured Query Language) programming language and will be able to perform intermediate level database queries.

Introduction to Programming

  • This course in an introduction into programming using the Python programming language where learners will develop the foundational skills to create procedural and object-oriented applications.

  • Students will become proficient at using and implementing fundamental programming concepts including basic language syntax, operators, flow-control, lists and tuples, functions, dictionaries and sets, I/O operations, program modules, database connections, object-orientation, generators, and lambda expressions.

  • This learning outcomes of this course will set a strong foundation for students to pursue more intermediate to advanced programming courses.  

Linux Operating Systems and Networking

  • This course is an introduction to Linux System Administration. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics including the underlying system architecture, command line interface administration, device and filesystem management, networking, common administration practices and bash shell scripting.

  • Students will learn common server administration task including the deployment, configuration and maintenance of common enterprise services including SSH, Apache Web Server, NGINX, MySQL, application servers and version control systems.

Introduction to Internet Programming and Web Applications

  • In the first part of this course, students will explore programming with JavaScript at an intermediate level including advanced control flow, arrays, functions, and objects as well as a strong emphasis on DOM (Document Object Model) manipulation before moving onto advanced topics including HTTP and Asynchronous programming.

  • In the second part of this course students will learn server-side JavaScript programming technologies including Node.js, Express.js, NPM and MongoDB to design, create and deploy a full-stack CRUD based application.

Software Analysis and Design

  • This course will introduce students to the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), iterative (Agile) and predictive (Waterfall) development models, and the concepts and methodologies software teams use throughout the end-to-end software build process.

  • Students will develop and analyze business and technical requirements, create high-level technical design documentation, create, and run test cases, and perform defect triage, while managing their work using various project management frameworks.

  • In the high-level system design segment of this course, students will use Object Oriented Design (OOD) to identify program classes to build a domain model. Students will use the Unified Modeling Language (UML) to create technical design documentation of their domain model.

  • During the software testing portion of the course, students will practice software testing using various test types including unit testing, feature testing, usability testing, regression testing, smoke test, and user acceptance testing.

Web Application Programming

  • In this intermediate level programming course, students will learn to create a full-stack CRUD web application using Python and the Django framework.

  • URL mapping, templates, MVC architecture, form validation, database connectivity, logins, user registration and authentication, project deployment and more.

Advanced User-Interface Programming

  • This course delves into the creating of advanced and sophisticated web user-interfaces using front-end JavaScript based frameworks such as React.js and Vue.js.

  • Students will design and create highly responsive, dynamic, and interactive advanced user-interfaces as seen in modern, complex web applications.

  • Additionally, students will be introduced to JavaScript transcompilation with the TypeScript programming language to produce well-designed and highly performant production level code. 

Development Operations (DevOps)

  • In this course, students will get introduced to the concepts and methodologies involved in development operations to facilitate and effective software release cycle.

  • Students will learn the process behind building a CICD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery) pipeline to link the development, operations, and quality assurance team workflows into a unified, well-integrated system to greatly improve the software release process.

  • This course will introduce the concept of IoC (Infrastructure as Code) using automated infrastructure provision and configuration management tools to allow students to automatically deploy and configure testing, development, and production environments.

  • Students will utilize all the toolsets learned within this course to create highly productive and effective development workflow processes.

Web Development Capstone Project

  • In this 160-hour instructor-guided capstone project, students will be tasked with the objective of integrating all the knowledge and technical proficiencies which they have acquired within this program to create a full-stack web application that meets the minimum viable product specification requirements established by the facilitating instructor.

  • The facilitating instructor will provide students with a series of potential software projects which a student is to select one of interest that they would like to develop. Each project will have project milestones which must be completed at a specific date to simulate a live product or feature release.

  • Students will be able to choose whichever technology stack they wish to use to implement the solution if the product meets the specifications the project.

  • These final projects will be published on a student’s personal GitHub repository to showcase their developed application to prospective employers.

Check the requirements below to prepare your application to CCTB

Students must be in possession of one of the English Language Equivalencies in the list below.

Language proficiency requirements are admission requirements and may not be waived by either the institution or the student.

Admission Requirements:

  • Have a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent or be at least 19 years of age
  • Good command of English language IELTS 5.5 or equivalent outlined below
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an approved government institution of applicant’s home country, or applicant is minimum 19 years of age
  • Students are required to have and use their own personal computer in class

The following are accepted:

  • English Grade 12 (from a high school program in Canadian, US, UK, or other English-speaking country)
  • Communications Grade 12 (from a high school program in Canadian, US, UK, or other English-speaking country)
  • Successful completion of CCTB EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Level 4
  • IB (International Baccalaureate) English A1/A2 (HL or SL)
  • IELTS: (International English Language Testing System) Band 5.5 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT: (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 55 or higher
  • TOEFL Paper: (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 496 or higher
  • CAEL: (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) Score of 40 or higher
  • PTE A: (Pearson Test of English) Score of 36 or higher
  • CEFR: B2 or higher
  • CLB: (Canadian Language Benchmarks) Level 6 or higher
  • Cambridge: FCE (B2 First - grade C) or higher
  • CELPIP: 7 or higher
  • Aptis: B2 or higher
  • EIKEN: Pre-1 or higher
  • MET: B2 or higher
  • GTEC: 1190 or higher
  • TOEIC: (Test of English for International Communication) Score 310 or higher
  • Duolingo: score of 95 or higher
  • Successful completion of a Designated ESL school program with level equivalent to tests outlined in section 1 above OR from an established pathway partner of CCTB
  • Applicants may choose to complete the TLGC Online Pre-Arrival Test and receive customized language study plan based on the applicant’s test results if a passing grade is not achieved
  • Applicants that are not in possession of one of the credentials above, are advised to enroll in The Language Gallery Canada (TLGC) UPP (University Pathway Program). Successful completion of TLGC UPP level 4.5 is recognized by CCTB in lieu of the aforementioned assessments

Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op Career Opportunities

At CCTB, we offer technical training based on the latest market trends for in-demand technologies. Our expert tutors provide and uphold quality education to the highest standard based on the trending in-demand skills and knowledge.  

During the Web Development program, our students will be taught in a highly interactive environment whilst gaining valuable real-world experience to make them desirable employment candidates.  

Completing the Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op program will provide you with skills that you can take into many different roles. Some roles you could consider pursuing after you finish the program include: 

NOC 2174, 2175

• Application Programmer

• Web programmer 

• Web Designer 

• Web Developer 

• Website Designer 

• Website Developer 

• Full Stack Developer

• Frontend Developer

The average Software Developer salary in Canada is $77,680 per year or $37.34 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $56,708 per year while most experienced workers make up to $108,000 per year. 

Work Experience

The co-op experience placement represents 50% of the overall program duration. You will get the opportunity to apply your newly acquired skills within the industry through paid work experience.

Develop your skills and expertise to advance yourself in a successful career

Intake Dates:

09 January, 2023

15 May, 2023

18 September, 2023


Program Fees:

International Tuition: $36,000 CAD

Scholarship: $11,200 CAD

Final International Tuition after Discounts: $24,800 CAD


Domestic Tuition:$36,000 CAD

Scholarship: $9,900 CAD

Special Launch Promotion: $9,500 CAD

Final Domestic Tuition after Discounts: $16,600 CAD

 Financial assistance may be available to eligible students under the StudentAid BC program. For more information please go directly to https://studentaidbc.ca/sabc-home-page


*Additional fees may apply. Textbook costs are not included.


When applying to CCTB, please note that all applications must be submitted online using the Online Application in the link below:



When applying to CCTB, please note that all applications must be submitted online using the Online Application in the link below:



Work Experience Policy


1. The work experience is a required part of Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op (FSWC) program in which the student obtains practical skills relevant to the learning objectives of the program.

The Canadian College of Technology and Business work experience programs allow students the opportunity to combine their strong technical and business knowledge, obtain through the academic journey, with practical skills developed through work experience. The work experience component is a scheduled academic activity in which a student is placed with an organization where their level of skills and experience will be valuable to both the placement host and the student. 

2. The requirements for participation in the work experience are as follows:

  • Be in Good Academic Standing, as per the CCTB Academic Standing, Promotion, and Graduation Policy, and have no outstanding tuition fees;
  • Be eligible to work in Canada with the appropriate Canadian residence permit;
  • Submit an up-to-date resume

3. The process by which the student will be placed in a work experience is as follows:

  • Eight (8) weeks before Work Experience: An initial orientation session will be conducted by the Career Services Manager to students;
  • The Career Services Coordinator (or designate) will set up an initial meeting with the student to conduct career counselling and to collect the student’s updated resume;
  • The Career Services Manager will send a list of potential employers to students;
  • The Career Services Manager will assist in setting up a maximum of three (3) interviews between the student and employers;
  • Students who are unsuccessful at obtaining Work Placement after three (3) interviews facilitated by the Career Services Manager must source their own Work Placement;
  • Successful candidates will be offered a Co-operative Work Experience position;
  • A Work-Term Agreement will be signed by both the student and the supervisor and collected by the Career Services Coordinator (or designate).

4. The Canadian College of Technology and Business, the student, and the host organization will enter into a written agreement (the Work-Term Agreement) detailing each party’s responsibilities and the activities the student will undertake during the work experience. A copy of the Work-Term Agreement will be provided to the student before the start date of the work experience.

5. The process by which the student will be evaluated in relation to the work experience component is as follows:

  1. The Canadian College of Technology and Business will monitor students’ performance during the work experience by reviewing attendance as well as the quality of work assignments delivered through the Bi-Weekly Attendance Report.
  2. The Work Experience supervisor/employer will fill out a comprehensive Work Experience Evaluation form upon completion of the work experience hours.
  3. The CCTB Academic Standing, Promotion, and Graduation Policy and CCTB Student Attendance Policy apply in evaluating the student’s Work Experience performance.

6. The student will be provided with at least one written evaluation in relation to the work experience component.

7. The Canadian College of Technology and Business will monitor the student during the work experience by reviewing:

  • each bi-weekly reporting period whether the student is attending the work experience;
  • each bi-weekly reporting period whether the student is meeting the learning objectives of Full-Stack Web Development with Co-op; and
  • the overall performance of the student through a pass/fail designation in the Work Experience Evaluation Report.

Employment and Career Highlights



The average salary for a Web Developer in Vancouver is $90,292 per year


There are more than 2000 Full Stack Web Development jobs posting in Canada


The average additional cash compensation for a Web Developer in the Vancouver, BC Area is $4,632, with a range from $866 - $24,784


Vancouver is the third highest paying city for Full Stack Developers in BC, only behind Kelowna and Langley.

Student testimonials

I chose to study digital marketing because I think it’s a great field, and you can use your degree to work in so many areas. I like everything about CCTB, and I learned so many things about SEO and Google Analytics that I use in my co-op program right now.

Luisa Alencar, CCTB student

"One of the barriers for all immigrants and new graduates is to enter the job market. But when I entered this program, CCTB made this very easy for me. I got my first job offer immediately after the program, which was higher than my expectations."

Razieh Mokhtarnameh , CCTB alumna

"I just graduated from CCTB and right now I’m a business analyst at one of the government agencies. I don’t just think CCTB helped me, I think are still helping me now by providing feedback, responses, interview preparation and more."

Samuel Arawu, CCTB alumnus

"I completed my Software Quality Assurance testing through CCTB college. It’s amazing! It’s hands-on training and gives the experience of learning what we do in the work environment, which helped me to gain confidence to enter the new world of IT."

Vinitha-Kaliraj, CCTB alumna

"After taking the courses, I was ready and confident. In one of my interviews, the interviewer was impressed that I had that certificate. The instructors and the support team were so motivating and helpful that all students could catch up with the class."

Zoya Salehi, CCTB alumna