Advanced Module Development

This two-day course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the Drupal 8 backend and module development tools. You'll learn to work with dependency injection, services, and more, and discover processes and best practices for extending your Drupal modules' features using plugins, events, hooks and other code patterns.  

This training is also recommended for Drupal 7 developers, as we'll cover topics where you can find major differences in upgrading.

This is the more advanced version of our Drupal Module Development course, which will give you experience working with the Drupal backend and building modules. 

Learning objectives

You'll learn how to:  

  • Build Drupal 8 modules with advanced techniques
  • Use advanced Drupal APIs from your custom module
  • Work with Composer and Drush
  • Apply object-oriented programming for Drupal
  • Follow best practices for Drupal module development  


  • Controlling cache
  • Managing settings and configuration across environments
  • Email sending 
  • Understanding and implementing dependency injection
  • Using and defining Services
  • Working with Events
  • Architecture decisions for blocks development  

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course? 

This course is ideal for Drupal developers and PHP programmers who want to learn how to create, modify and maintain custom modules for Drupal 7, Drupal 8, or Drupal 9. It is also useful for Drupal 7 developers who want to upgrade their skills. Attendees of our Drupal Module Development course can attend this course to upgrade their skills. 


What do I need to bring? You need to bring a laptop and charger to the course. Or contact us to rent a laptop.

Can I pay with a cheque? In most cases, we do accept payment by cheque. Contact us and we can issue you an invoice for the training.

What size is the class? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. 

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide on-site, custom training for your team. Just get in touch with us and we can set up a training that fits your needs.

Do you offer refunds? Tickets are non-refundable, however it's free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person. Contact us to let us know if you'd like to transfer your registration.

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