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Oracle - Certified Associate 10g (OCA 10g)

Duration

Duration:

Only 5 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

26/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

The goal of this five-day accelerated course is to provide IT professionals with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to administer the world's leading database systems and applications. This is a performance-based course designed upon the job-related tasks an advanced professional must perform using new or modified features in the Oracle systems.

Firebrand Training's Program for Oracle 10g DBA Certified Associate Certification affords students the ability to live, learn, and take the vendor exams on-site at our education centres throughout the UK and Europe. Our program is delivered in a distraction-free, immersed environment with on-site accommodations - utilising a curriculum adapted specifically for accelerated learning.

Our instructors are seasoned industry professionals (ranging from renowned authors to senior information technology consultants) with extensive real-world knowledge that is effectively relayed throughout our Oracle Training Camps. The program instructor shall be available at all times to provide individual and group attention, lead lab exercises and practice sessions, and ensure the students' success. Our attention to detail shows in our unsurpassed instruction and customer service, our classroom and testing facilities, and our individual and corporate success stories.

From the skilful crafting of our unique curriculum to our careful selection of courseware to every detail of your training comfort, Firebrand Training is the best way to obtain your Oracle Certification. Other training providers cannot match our commitment to quality instruction-led training and top-notch educational facilities.

Benefits

The demand for professionals in information technology (IT) is high and the competition for jobs is intense. Individuals, experienced or new to the profession, need to know what skills make them attractive to employers. Employers look for ways to distinguish employees and prospective employees that have the solid foundation of skills needed for effective performance.

The Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) Program helps the IT industry make these distinctions by establishing a standard of competence in specific job roles. An Oracle Certification is a valuable, industry-recognized credential that signifies a proven level of knowledge and ability.

Reasons for OCA certification include career advancement, personal improvement, skills enhancement, and higher salaries. According to Certification Magazine, Oracle certified professionals earned 28% more money than the average IT certified professional. In addition, Computer Reseller News, cites that Oracle certified DBAs on average are paid 21% more than non-certified DBAs.

Benefits to the Technical Professional

The Oracle Certified Professional Program can give you a distinct advantage. An OCA Certification demonstrates that you have solid understanding of a job role and Oracle products used in that role. Being an Oracle Certified Professional can help raise your visibility and increase access to the industry’s most challenging opportunities.

OCA's have testified to the value of Oracle Certification

  • 97% said they have benefited from certification
  • 89% said they gained more confidence in their Oracle expertise after becoming certified
  • 96% would recommend the program to a professional colleague*

Benefits to the IT Employer

The Oracle Certified Associate Program is also valuable to hiring managers who want to distinguish among candidates for critical IT positions. For companies that send employees through annual IT training, certification ensures a return on the training investment by validating the knowledge and understanding gained at training sessions. Companies can also combine certification with an employee development program to enhance employee loyalty and performance on the job.

Hiring certified professionals has a direct impact on a company’s bottom line, as these conclusions from a research study by International Data Corporation** suggest:

  • Certified Professionals handled 40% more support calls per person, per day than uncertified staff
  • Companies that advocated certification reported 49% less down-time than those that did not
  • For the majority of companies surveyed, the savings from increased effectiveness paid the costs of certification in less than nine months

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Curriculum

Firebrand Training has an aggressive educational schedule that thoroughly covers all essential elements necessary to become certified as an OCA:

  • Database Components & Architecture
  • Creating and controlling a Database
  • Storage and Schema Objects
  • Net Services
  • Shared Server
  • User Admin and Security
  • Managing Data
  • Consistency and concurrency
  • Maintenance and performance Monitoring
  • Database Backups
  • Database Recovery
  • Practical Exercises
  • Exam 1Z0-042
  • Exam 1Z0-051

Exam Track

Oracle Database: SQL Fundamentals
Exam number: 1Z0-051

Oracle 10g Administration I Exam number: 1Z0-042

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

A candidate should have 6 months or more in Oracle and SQL database administration in an enterprise environment.

To achieve OCP certification, candidates are required to attend one instructor led training course from Oracle University.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


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"Intensive, but gets you up to speed quickly."
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"A few days of Full-Day training away from your day to day busy life is the best type of training I´ve ever experienced. You won´t regret it!"
Ben Cheng. (6/11/2006 (Monday) to 9/11/2006 (Thursday))

"Training overall is great and useful, instructor was very knowledgeable and professional."
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