Earning the Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate and the Oracle Database Foundations Certified Junior Associate credentials arm you with evidence of your knowledge of the fundamentals of Java programming and database concepts. Oracle Junior Associate Certifications can be a helpful credential when applying for internships, summer jobs, and your first job leaving post-secondary education as well as preparing you to progress into Oracle Certified Associate level, and later to Oracle Certified Professional.
These Junior Associate certifications are focused on students in secondary schools, two- and four- year colleges and universities who have participated in the Oracle Academy program and/or are studying computer science including relevant Java and database curricula and faculty members who teach foundational Java, database and computer science classes.
In order to register with Pearson VUE for the Junior Associate Certifications exam, you will need an Oracle Academy certification voucher at the time of exam registration.
“Certification is imperative and industry demands it. With Oracle, not only do the students get an international qualification but they are also recognized by NQF and therefore can be rated on a government pay scale.”
*The Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate exam does not assume any hands-on professional experience with Java. However, to be successful, you will need a basic understanding of Java programming language and concepts and have mathematical, logical, and analytical problem-solving skills. In addition, you must know how to write and execute a Java program and work with the Java Development kit (JDK) and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).
**The Oracle Database Foundations Certified Junior Associate exam does not assume any hands-on experience with Oracle Database products. However, to be successful, you need a basic understanding of the different types of database models and components. In addition, you need to know how tables are designed and the types of relationships between tables to manipulate data via SQL queries as well as familiarity with mapping of ERD model into relations.
“In Taiwan, college graduates with Oracle DBMS certifications earn much higher salaries than others. We believe that students who earn these certifications with the help of Oracle Academy have a real advantage in their career development.”
“My certification means I can apply for any other job in the future. This program allowed me to enter software development without going to university. I would encourage anyone to seize the opportunity.”
“The resources provided by Oracle Academy add a great advantage for students in terms of career preparation. The certification courses are useful mainly because they align with the syllabus followed by the University. Moreover, Oracle Academy certification is recognized all over the world.”
“As of 2016, more than 2,000 students attending Chung-Hua University in Taiwan have taken the Oracle Database management courses. 816 of them have achieved Oracle DBMS certifications, including 93 Oracle DBA OCP, 261 Oracle DBA OCA, and 462 Oracle SQL OCE. We really appreciate how Oracle Academy has helped us reach this remarkable achievement.”