Build Your eCommerce Knowledge With Northern

The Fanshawe College Shopify web development course is designed to give second-year Interactive Media Design and Production and Interactive Media Specialist students a real-world look at Shopify web development.

Taught by Northern Commerce front-end developers, students will learn the fundamentals of building high-performing eCommerce websites using Shopify’s all-in-one commerce platform as well as the career-specific software skills.

The course will empower students with the knowledge and experience necessary for a career in eCommerce web development and get a jumpstart towards Shopify’s Theme Development Certification.

What You Will Learn

Students will gain industry knowledge from the experts in eCommerce web development. From strategy through to implementation and management, students will learn what it takes to create immersive, high-performing commerce websites.


Develop an understanding of the Shopify platform and the eCommerce industry as a whole.


Learn how to customize a Shopify theme to match a brand using the Liquid templating language.


Learn how to develop a Shopify site in a “local” development environment using a git repository.


Learn how to use relevant Shopify apps and other custom features to improve user experience.

Course Details


Fanshawe College Downtown Campus

Course Start Date

January 21, 2021

Lecture Hours

Two hours per lesson, for 12 lessons

In Partnership With Fanshawe College’s Interactive Media Design Program

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