OCA, OCP, OCM and JDEV Oracle Certification types
official Oracle certification tracks are available?
Oracle Offers the following Oracle Certification Tracks:
Database Operator (DBO)
Database Operators assist DBAs with day to day operational
issues like database startup and shutdown, installations,
backup and recoveries, etc.
Certified Associate (OCA)
Enables one to act as a junior team member working with database
administrators or application developers.
Certified Professional (OCP)
OCP candidates have proven skills for managing a large scale
database or developing robust applications that are deployed
Certified Master (OCM)
The highest level credential you can earn in the Oracle Certification
Program. These people are senior level members of IT departments
and are responsible for handling mission critical database
systems and applications.
Application Developer (Release 6 or 6i)
Oracle developers using Oracle iDS (Internet Developer Suite)
Forms and Reports.
Java Developer (JDEV)
Developers using the Java platform. Oracle participates in
the multi-vendor jCert Initiative.
training is required before one can take an exam?
Oracle 9i Oracle changed the requirements for some certification
tracks to include training classes:
- You need to attend one hands-on training class at Oracle
University. See Oracle's web site for a list of courses.
- You need to attend two advanced training classes at Oracle
University. See Oracle's website for a list of courses.
other tracks - No courses required. It might be a good idea
to attend some relevant courses before taking an exam.