Coding/Application Development

App Development with Swift Certification (Certified User)
Offered by:
Apple C/O Certiport/Pearson

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Course Description 

The App Development with Swift Certified User credential is for individuals who have a working knowledge of Swift, and who may have successfully completed the Associate level certification in Swift previously. 

The App Development with Swift Certified User will validate an individual’s knowledge of core concepts and practices that professional Swift programmers use daily. 

This certification is aligned with the Develop in Swift Explorations course made available for free from the Apple Book Store. 

The coursework and certification cover: 

  • Planning, design, and theory 
  • How to navigate an app project 
  • How to build an app within iOS 
  • Swift language usage 
  • Debugging and troubleshooting 

For a full outline of the credential, see the certification overview provided by Certiport.

Who should complete this credential?

This credential is designed for individuals who have a working knowledge of coding in Swift and would like to pursue a career in coding.

Whether you’d like to be part of a large team of app developers, product owners, and user experience (UX) designers, or you see yourself as the next start-up leader, the next step in your journey should be App Development with the Swift Certified User credential.

Individuals who successfully complete the App Development with Swift Certified User exam demonstrate knowledge of the impact of computing and apps on society, economies, and cultures while exploring iOS app development. Individuals who pass this certification exam will earn a digital badge they can share in a resume, portfolio, email, or in online professional networks to convey their preparedness for iOS app development.

Step-by-Step Guide to Begin Credential 

To prepare for this certification, review/complete the Develop in Swift Exploration course materials. These are free and available in the Apple Book Store

Once prepared for the course, you’ll follow these steps to begin the certification: 

  • Review the certification outline 
  • Navigate to the Certiport site, review the course description and overview 
  • Locate a testing center to confirm availability near you 
  • Create a Certiport account as a “New User” on the Certiport site
    • Note: The Certified User Exam is not listed on PearsonVue at this time


Potential Careers

Contact our NCBCE staff to see if you qualify for a free course.