Program Overview

This two-year Low Code No Code post-graduate program with the School of Information Technology provides hands-on experience as a citizen developer. The program utilizes various low-code no-code tools and platforms to create business applications and respond faster to customer and market needs without requiring IT developers to write code from scratch, line-by-line.

Program Details

Program Code
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
45 Weeks
Start Dates

Full Time Offerings

2025 January
2025 May

Your Learning Experience

LCN1 is available to international students only.

Become a Citizen Developer with our Low Code No Code Graduate Certificate

The demand for developers is at an all-time high and so is customer demand for applications that create ease and convenience in working with organizations. Low-code no-code development meets both of these needs.

This Low Code No Code graduate certificate provides students with the skills and knowledge to conceptualize, design, create and prototype applications to improve the user experience, automate processes, and manipulate data while reducing the need for traditional programming required by a full-stack developer.

This post-graduate program uses a scaffolded knowledge-building model to allow students to begin by identifying fundamental concepts of low-code no-code development and evolve to creating and designing advanced application implementations. 

What you can expect to learn from our Low Code No Code program:

  • Fundamentals of coding 
  • Prototyping applications 
  • Low-code no-code security 
  • Data sources 
  • Low-code no-code development and integration 
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and logic 
  • Data modelling, visualization and management 
  • Business process and technical writing
  • Automation
  • Optimization and scalability

Upon graduation, students will understand how low-code no-code platforms are used to develop innovative solutions for their organizations or seek exciting new career opportunities as highly demanded IT professionals in various industries.

Laptop and technical requirements

Please note, this program requires a laptop. It is recommended that students use a PC laptop vs. a Mac laptop, as Windows is required to be able to load program-specific software. For more information on specific requirements, visit the Laptop Requirements page on the Fanshawe CONNECTED website.


Career Information

Fanshawe’s Low Code No Code program will prepare graduates to take advantage of the growing opportunities in the field of information technology. Graduates can expect to be hired as the following:

  • Junior Developer - entry-level programmer or developer; configures automation and integration using low-code no-code tools
  • Business Solutions Analyst - determines solutions in response to client needs and works with developers to implement them
  • Systems Analyst - analyzes business problems and utilizes low-code no-code platform knowledge to help solve them
  • Platform Specialist - subject matter expert on low-code no-code platforms; provides insights throughout development projects, demonstrates and trains on the capabilities of the platforms
  • Technology Architect - develops workflows and technical blueprints to implement IT upgrades and systems within an organization

Program Coordinator:

Stuart Budden


Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or a Degree.
International Admission Equivalencies
Admission equivalencies for Fanshawe depends on your country of study. Please enter your location to see the requirements for your country below.
English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

Test Score
IELTS Academic Overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands
CAEL Overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands
PTE Academic 59
Cambridge English Overall score of 176 with no language skill less than 169
ESL4/GAP5 Minimum grade of 80% in Level 9, 75% in Level 10
Duolingo Overall score of 120, with no score lower than 105


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Applicant Selection Criteria

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:

Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario

1. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)

2. Achievement in the Admission Requirements


Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
CANS-6002Citizenship & Immigration in Canada3
What are the factors that have influenced Canada's ever-evolving immigration and citizenship policies and how do these factors influence us today? These are the two major questions that we will address in this course. In answering these questions, we will look at why immigration was central to Canada's nation-building, why there was backlash to immigration, and why World War II was a catalyst for change in Canadian immigration policies. Through understanding the past, we will learn about today's understandings of culture, society, politics, civic responsibility, and belonging in relation to Canadian citizenship and immigration.
DEVL-6035The Canadian Workplace3
This course will teach post-graduate level students that are new to the Canadian workplace the fundamentals of job searching practices, the various processes related to applying to jobs, interview techniques and employer expectations when interviewing. It will also examine workplace culture and on-the-job expectations in order to be successful in Canada. Students will become familiar with their rights and employment standards in Canada, and specifically in Ontario. Students will be able to create targeted resumes for various levels of employment in Canada. Students will also be introduced to the importance and value of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion as it relates to workplace organizations. By the end of the course, students will have the necessary tool kit, including essential entry-level marketing documents and various resources to be successful, to begin their career journey in Canada.
COMM-6046Canadian Workplace Communications3
This course will introduce post-graduate level international students to communication within the Canadian workplace. Topics to be covered will include verbal, non-verbal and written communications, with a focus on cultural differences. In this course, students will learn how to create basic workplace messages (including social media), engage in workplace conversations, organize workplace meetings, and deliver informal presentations. Instruction will emphasize the importance of tone, audience, purpose, body language, word choice, and grammar in the Canadian context. Through group work, students will develop interpersonal strategies for common face-to-face workplace interactions. By the end of the course, students will be able to confidently engage in basic communication with co-workers, clients and customers in the Canadian workplace.
FINA-6032Personal Finance in Canada3
This course introduces graduate-level international students to personal finance in Canada. Topics include financial institutions, employment income and deductions, taxation, borrowing money, savings and investments, insurance, and financial scams - all within a Canadian context. Students will also learn about the cost of living in Canada, including the cost of rental accommodation, and set financial goals. Students will create and revise a budget based on knowledge gained throughout the course.
COMM-6052Office Apps & Tools of the Cdn Workplace3
This course provides students with an overview of the Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio. Students will learn how to use these tools effectively to create documents, presentations, and visual aids. They will also learn how to use tools for virtual meetings and collaboration.
COOP-1020Co-operative Education Employment Prep1
This workshop will provide an overview of the Co-operative Education consultants and students' roles and responsibilities as well as the Co-operative Education Policy. It will provide students with employment preparatory skills specifically related to co-operative education work assignments and will prepare students for their work term.
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Tuition Summary

International Costs
Total Cost of Program

*Total program costs are approximate, subject to change and do not include the health and dental plan fee, bus pass fee or program general expenses.