Oracle Certifications

Professional Distinction Recognized Across Industries

Stand out from the competition

Being able to show what you know and can do helps differentiate you from the competition–whether you are preparing for college, applying to a graduate program, or competing for a job, internship or promotion. Oracle Academy’s courses align to Oracle professional certifications offered through Oracle University, which means you can demonstrate your database and Java knowledge and skills with a distinction that is recognized by IT professionals industries.

Oracle certifications are professional certifications, and achieving them requires study, practice, and exam preparation. To help ensure of success, we recommend completing an Oracle Academy course first (or having the same level of knowledge) and certification preparation.


Java Certification

Oracle Academy Course(s) Oracle Certification Preparation Options Oracle Certification Exams Oracle Certification Achieved
Java Fundamentals &
Java Programming*
1Z0-803 Practice Test: Oracle Java SE 7 Pro-grammer I 1Z0-803: Oracle Java SE 7 Programming I Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer


*Both Java Fundamentals and Java Programming must be completed to align to the knowledge required for the Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer certification.


Database Certification

Oracle Academy Course(s) Oracle Certification Preparation Options Oracle Certification Exams Oracle Certification Achieved
Database Design & Programming with SQL 1Z0-051 Oracle Database 12c SQL Oracle Database 12c SQL 1Z0-071 Oracle Database 12c Certified Associate**
Programming with PL/SQL 1Z0-144 Practice Test: Oracle: Program with PL/SQL 1Z0-144: Oracle Database 11g: Programming with PL/SQL Oracle Database PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate***


**Learners who complete the Oracle Academy Database Design & Programming with SQL course may instead (or also) elect to prepare for and sit the Oracle Database SQL Expert certification exam (1Z0-047). However, the Oracle Database SQL Expert exam contains additional topics which will require more self-study and self-practice to prepare for.

***Requires prior successful completion of Oracle Database SQL Expert certification exam, Introduction to Oracle 9i SQL certification exam, or the Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals certification exam.


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